By DOUG ESSERAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A Michigan woman dying of leukemia says she hopes her embarrassment during a Seattle airport security pat-down might change the way the Transportation Security Administration treats travelers with medical conditions.
A TSA spokeswoman said late
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - An internal report shows screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport are properly executing standard pat-downs of passengers only 16.7 percent of the time.
The report obtained by The Star-Ledger of Newark (http://bit.ly/R2Q1Xz) also shows that screeners identify and take
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A college student handcuffed at Philadelphia International Airport for several hours over Arabic language flashcards asked a U.S. appeals court Friday to let him pursue his lawsuit against five federal agents.
Nicholas George was "perp
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court won't hear a Florida man's attempt to challenge the use of full-body scanners at airports.
The high court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by Jonathan Corbett, who wanted to challenge the Transportation Security Administration's use of full-body
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House voted Friday to significantly expand protections for federal employees who expose fraud, waste and abuse and make it easier to punish supervisors who try to retaliate against the whistleblowers.
The Whistleblower Protection
NBCNEWS.COM - When Stephanie Lambert packed peanut butter and jelly to keep her two small children happy on a cross-country flight in June, she didn't mean to pick a fight with the Transportation Security Administration. But after a long security line argument, and the confiscation of the
YAHOO.COM - A US Airways flight attendant was detained and then charged with disorderly conduct after she attempted to pass through security at the Philadelphia International Airport with a loaded .38 revolver in her purse, triggering an incident in which police accidentally discharged
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Investigators say a flight attendant forgot to take a gun out of her purse before leaving for work and the gun fired at Philadelphia International Airport as a police officer was trying to remove the bullets.
Philadelphia police Lt. Ray Evers says Transportation Security
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House on Tuesday took steps to eliminate a requirement that passengers flying from certain foreign airports have their checked bags screened a second time when they arrive in the United States and continue on an additional flight.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two suspected drug couriers have agreed to plead guilty in a case that involved former Transportation Security Administration screeners who were bribed to smuggle marijuana onto planes leaving Los Angeles International Airport, federal prosecutors said Tuesday