Topic: Transportation Security Administration
President Obama dramatically changed the tone of his administration's response to the Chirstmas Day attack on Northwest Flight 253, saying Tuesday that information about the alleged bomber 'was not effectively distributed.'
12/29/2009 08:16 pm
Senate confirmation of President Obama's nominee for head of the Transportation Security Administration was delayed by Republican Sen. Jim DeMint over unionization concerns. Experts say confirmation is urgent, but any blame for the attack on the agency is misplaced.
12/29/2009 06:38 pm
Airport security measures change in response to every plot, and the Christmas Day terrorist attack is no different. But use of screening technologies hasn't kept up with new terrorist methods.
12/29/2009 05:29 pm
Congress is gearing up to look into why the security changes made after 9/11 didn't prevent the failed Christmas Day terrorist attack on an airline landing in Detroit.
12/28/2009 05:37 pm
From 9/11 to the Christmas Day attack on Northwest Flight 253 over Detroit, terrorists have changed their tactics to get around airport security.
12/27/2009 01:19 pm
Airline passengers across Europe faced body searches and new limits on hand luggage. Authorities say that Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab of Nigeria flew from Lagos to Amsterdam before boarding Northwest Airlines Flight 253 for Detroit.
12/26/2009 01:09 pm
Despite layoffs and lost savings, some in the senior workforce find their jobs prospects are not all that gloomy.
04/30/2009 01:00 am
Two controversial programs will step up monitoring of ships and port workers.
01/13/2009 12:00 am
Readers write about how unions would affect the TSA, whether or not Congress should raise the federal gas tax, and Zimbabwe's political power standoff.
12/15/2008 12:00 am
Passenger pat-downs haven't dug up a single terrorist.
12/08/2008 12:00 am