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File photo of a TSA security checkpoint. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Man Caught With Gun in Carry-On at Reagan National

Authorities say a man was allowed to board a flight from Washington to Atlanta after an unloaded handgun was confiscated from his carry-on bag.

07/08/2014

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Baltimore Woman Cited For Bringing Stun Gun Inside BWI Airport

A Baltimore woman has been cited for taking a stun gun past a security checkpoint at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

06/26/2014

The fee the TSA charges airlines will increase to $5.60 each way: up from $2.50 each way for a nonstop flight and $5 for a trip with connections. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Security Fee On Airline Tickets Going Up

The Transportation Security Administration fee on nonstop flights will more than double to to $5.60 each way.

06/19/2014

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Teen Stowaway Shows Holes in Vast Airport Security

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet. But in the end, the cameras failed because no one noticed the security breach until the plane — and the boy — landed in Hawaii.

04/22/2014

About 3,000 TSA agents are specially trained to spot suspicious behavior. (Getty Images)

Report: TSA Behavioral Screening Program Deeply Flawed

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – A Congressional report is questioning the efficacy of one of the Transportation Security Administration’s centerpiece programs. Since 2007, he TSA has spent nearly a billion dollars training officers to pick out bad […]

11/14/2013

Atheist Richard Dawkins set the Twitter world abuzz with his complaint about losing his honey at an airport security checkpoint. (Mark Renders/Getty Images)

Atheist Dawkins Tweets ‘Bin Laden Has Won’ After Airport Incident

After his jar of honey was confiscated at an airport, noted atheist Richard Dawkins tweeted that “Bin Laden has won.”

11/05/2013

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TSA Finds Woman’s Cane Concealing Sword at Dulles

Hiding a weapon inside a walking cane — it’s one of the oldest tricks in the James Bond playbook, and it’s apparently more common than you think.

03/20/2013

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