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Transportation Security Administration

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  • House passes bill to simplify some international travel

    House passes bill to simplify some international travel
    Passengers flying internationally from Ireland, Canada and the Caribbean through other airports around the United States may soon have an easier time with their luggage. On Sept. 11, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6028, the "No-Hassle Flying...
  • Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways

    Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways
    The gulf between the American left and right continues to widen against a backdrop of high unemployment, weak growth and high octane cultural battles. I got to thinking about this growing divide in the aftermath of the Colorado movie theater shooting...
  • Ehrlich overreached in characterizing origins of the TSA

    Former Gov. Robert L. EhrlichJr.used a bit too much dramatic license in claiming that the Transportation Security Administration was the brainchild of the "left" ("The left and right view the world in predictable ways," Aug. 5). My recollection is that...
  • As a columnist, Ehrlich can no longer be bothered with the facts

    For his many years of public service,Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.has rightfully earned the respect of Maryanders. But as a columnist whose byline now includes the tag "Maryland chairman for the Romney presidential campaign," he's put in jeopardy any semblance of...
  • Ehrlich's column doesn't add up

    In his recent column ("The left and right view the world in predictable ways," Aug. 5), former Gov.Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.outrageously distorts the views of liberals on all the issues he addresses and repeats the rhetoric rather than the reality of the...
  • 3 interns bring you the blow-by-blow details from TNA's BaseBrawl event

    3 interns bring you the blow-by-blow details from TNA's BaseBrawl event
    On Friday night, the home of the Aberdeen IronBirds was transformed into a wrestling arena for TNA wrestling, an event officially called “BaseBrawl.” In case you missed it, three dedicated Baltimore Sun interns -- Everett Cook (@everettcook),...
  • TSA seizes stun gun from Frederick man boarding a BWI flight

    TSA seizes stun gun from Frederick man boarding a BWI flight
    A Frederick man on his way to Jackson Hole, Wyo., was given a citation Wednesday afternoon for having a stun gun in his carry-on luggage at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. The unidentified passenger was stopped by a Transportation Security Administration...
  • The IRS was doing its job

    The IRS was doing its job
    After listening to the news reports for the past week, I think I must be the only person in America who thinks that the IRS is supposed to look for people and groups who might try to evade taxes ("Taxing the tea party," May 13). I am an honest person...
  • TSA agent at BWI sentenced to prison for child porn

    A 42-year-old Perry Hall man who worked as a Transportation Security Administration agent at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was sentenced to two years in prison on Monday for the possession of child pornography, according...
  • As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air

    As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air
    With the busiest travel period of the year just a few anxious days away, BWI Marshall Airport is in an all-out push to burnish its reputation as the "easy come, easy go" airport. Wednesday morning, federal security officials added BWI to a pre-...
  • Ranking agencies by job satisfaction

    Ranking agencies by job satisfaction
    Travelers gripe about having to remove shoes while going through airport security or undergoing full-body pat-downs. But imagine being the Transportation Security Administration screener who has to deal with thousands of grumpy passengers daily or must...
  • Travelers report long lines at BWI as spring break kicks off

    Travelers report long lines at BWI as spring break kicks off
    Frustrated travelers reported long lines at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Friday morning, as crowds jammed into terminals on their way out of town as local schools prepared to let out for spring break. The delays...