Transportation Security Administration

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

Daily Record 18 Guns Confiscated at U.S. Airport Security Checkpoints

The Transportation Security Administration says two passengers have been arrested after bringing handguns into Virginia airports.

06/06/2014

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Supreme Court Takes Up Case Of Fired Air Marshal

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider the case of a federal air marshal who was fired after leaking information to the press about aviation security plans.

05/19/2014

File photo of Sen. Barbara Boxer. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boxer Demands TSA Explain How Stowaway Teen Went Undetected On Flight To Hawaii

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is demanding answers from the Transportation Security Administration after a teenager successfully breached security and climbed into the wheel well of a flight to Maui undetected by San Jose International Airport security.

05/14/2014

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Report: TSA Official at Phoenix Airport Rejects DC License Because It’s ‘Not a State’

A man’s tweet about his girlfriend’s D.C. license being rejected by a TSA official at a Phoenix airport because D.C. is “not a state” went viral this week.

02/27/2014

This stun gun, designed to look like a cellphone, was caught by TSA officers at the security checkpoint at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. (Photo courtesy of @TSAMedia_LisaF)

Woman Tries to Bring Stun Gun on Plane at BWI

The Transportation Security Administration says a woman tried to bring a stun gun designed to look like a cellphone onto a plane at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

01/02/2014

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

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

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