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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

This sword was detected by TSA officers at Dulles International Aiport. The sword was concealed inside of a cane. (Photo credit: TSA)

Gun, Sword Found at Dulles Airport Security Checkpoint

A gun and a sword were found during a screening at a security checkpoint at Dulles International Airport last week, officials say.

08/12/2013

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Congress Clears Bill To Ease Military Screening

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill that would make it easier for wounded or disabled members of the military and veterans to get through airport security screening. The House approved […]

08/02/2013

The director of the International Air Transport Association said Monday he wants to see a globally agreed upon tracking standard in place by the end of this year, which also takes into consideration the cost on airlines, in order to avoid another disappearance like that of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

More Air Passengers Showing Up With Guns

Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And, more than a decade after 9/11 raised consciousness about airline security, it’s happening a lot more often.

07/03/2013

Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot.  (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA: Increasing Amount Of Air Passengers Showing Up With Loaded Guns

Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot.

07/02/2013

File photo of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA to Ease Screenings For Wounded Warriors

Starting Wednesday at airports nationwide, including Reagan National, Dulles and BWI, the Transportation Security Administration will offer expedited screenings to severely injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

03/27/2013

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Virginia Man Stopped at Airport With Loaded Gun in Carry-On Bag

The Transportation Security Administration says a passenger at Reagan National Airport was stopped and cited after an officer found a loaded gun in his carry-on bag at a checkpoint.

03/26/2013

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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

File photo of a TSA checkpoint. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Smoke Grenade, Stun Gun Confiscated at Dulles

The Transportation Security Administration says it stopped a Virginia man from bringing a live smoke grenade on a flight at Dulles International Airport.

03/12/2013

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