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  • TSA takes to Instagram to showcase confiscated items

    TSA takes to Instagram to showcase confiscated items
    The Transportation Security Administration has taken to Instagram to give the public a behind-the-scenes look at its menagerie of confiscated items including guns, grenades and a slew of other weapons you wouldn’t want to mess with. Thanks to a...
  • A holiday gift guide for that special traveler in your life

    A holiday gift guide for that special traveler in your life
    Your face says it all: You are starting to panic. Don't. If you're shopping for a traveler, you might just find the answer to your gift-giving conundrum in these pages. Our team of travelers has tested items large and small, pricey and affordable, and...
  • More guns seized at OIA than at any other Florida airport

    More guns seized at OIA than at any other Florida airport
    TSA officers have stopped more armed passengers trying to board flights at Orlando International Airport than at any other Florida airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The last attempt was Sunday morning, when a St....
  • Easing travel with liquids

    Easing travel with liquids
    Name: AirQuart travel bag from Flanabags What it is: a TSA-compliant quart-size 3-1-1 vinyl travel bag (3 ounces, 1 quart, 1 bag) that makes it easy for you and the Transportation Security Administration. AirQuart is trimmed in a colorful patterned...
  • FAA won't close air traffic control towers at small airports

    FAA won't close air traffic control towers at small airports
    The 149 air traffic control towers that were slated to close this summer because of the federal sequestration will remain open until at least September, federal officials said Friday. The Federal Aviation Administration said legislation approved by...
  • TSA chief defends allowing knives on planes

    TSA chief defends allowing knives on planes
    Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole has delayed a plan to let passengers carry small pocketknives on planes for the first time since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. But it is clear from a speech he gave last week at George...
  • TSA removes 'nude scanners' from airports

    The "nude scanners" are gone. The full-body scanners that used X-rays to create what looks like a nude image of passengers have been packed away and removed from airports across the country. The 250 or so machines were removed about two weeks ago,...
  • Correcting airline ticket errors a tricky business

     Correcting airline ticket errors a tricky business
    Question: A company I was working with booked me on flights using Travelocity. When I was emailed the ticket I noticed I was booked as "Steven," though my legal first name is "Stephen." Knowing Transportation Security Administration regulations and...
  • Global Entry program for fliers: You don't have to be a VIP

    Finally, I am a card-carrying member of the Global Entry program. After months of procrastination, I may now be able to enter the country more quickly. But that wasn't my primary goal. So why bother? I confessed in a Dec. 30 On the Spot column that I...
  • Naked airport protester still in hot water with TSA

    The man who stripped naked at a Portland, Ore.,  airport last year in protest of what he saw as overly invasive security measures successfully defended himself against a charge of indecent exposure. But John Brennan hasn’t yet put the incident...
  • FBI director Robert Mueller honored for 12 years of leadership

    FBI director Robert Mueller honored for 12 years of leadership
    WASHINGTON -- Outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller began the job a week before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. He prepares to step down from the position 12 years later in a world that has changed completely — and with it the agency, which...
  • Woman who scuffled with TSA over applesauce back in court

     
    The woman who got into a scuffle with Transportation Security Administration officers at Bob Hope Airport when they tried to confiscate a container of applesauce and other snacks has until Jan. 16 to condense her claim, otherwise, a frustrated judge......