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Transportation Security Administration

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  • 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...
  • Trusted traveler program coming to PBIA

    Trusted traveler program coming to PBIA
    A trusted traveler program that eases long lines at security checkpoints is coming to Palm Beach International Airport by the end of the year. Called TSA PreCheck and overseen by the Transportation Security Administration, the program allows preapproved...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Ex-TSA worker accused in LAX threats is deemed flight risk, denied bail

    Ex-TSA worker accused in LAX threats is deemed flight risk, denied bail
    The former Transportation Security Administration screener arrested last week after allegedly making a series of threats against Los Angeles International Airport was denied bail by a federal judge Monday. U.S. District Judge Patrick Walsh ruled Nna...
  • Judge accepts amended complaint in TSA applesauce arrest

     
    A U.S. District Court judge has accepted a third amended complaint from a woman who got into a tussle with security officials at Bob Hope Airport when they wouldn’t allow her to bring applesauce and other snacks on a flight in 2009....
  • Website apparently linked to ex-TSA worker has anti-American rants

    Authorities are investigating a personal website that appears to be connected to the ex-TSA worker accused of making 9/11-related threats against Los Angeles International Airport, sources said. The website published several rambling letters signed by...
  • TSA agent accused in 9/11 threat; website warned of 'end of the world'

    TSA agent accused in 9/11 threat; website warned of 'end of the world'
    The former TSA agent arrested late Tuesday in connection with "unspecified threats" related to the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks was also involved in a high-profile incident in which he allegedly shamed a 15-year-old girl for her attire, a law...