| Jul 6, 2014
| 12:38 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - La Administración de Seguridad del Transporte de Estados Unidos no permitirá el ingreso de teléfonos celulares ni de otros aparatos electrónicos en los aviones que viajen hacia al país en algunos aeropuertos extranjeros si los...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:10 AM
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Benet Wilson is one of the 2.5 million Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and thinks it's worth every penny she paid for a five-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In mid-August, Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport will begin allowing travelers to identify themselves using the latest biometric screening — for a fee.
McCarran will become the 10th U.S. airport — none so far in Southern...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Private pilots will be prohibited this weekend from flying through areas around Palm Springs International Airport and Anaheim, where President Obama is scheduled to speak during UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony at Angel Stadium.
From 5:30 p.m....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The Transportation Security Administration has been moving away from a system that assumes all passengers, including children and the elderly, pose the same security risk.
For example, the TSA now operates PreCheck lines at 115 airports that let...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Charges were pending this afternoon against a 76-year-old man who was arrested this morning with a gun in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport, authorities said.
The man was scheduled to fly from Midway to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, but...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Americans don't love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it.
In the last few years, the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create nude-like images of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...
| May 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Responding to privacy concerns raised by travelers and civil rights groups, the Transportation Security Administration pulled 171 full-body scanners from airports last year.
But the scanners — which cost between $130,000 and $170,000 each — ...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Americans may not love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it.
In the last few years the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create a nude-like image of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Government studies have debunked the long-held myth that air circulated in commercial planes is jampacked with disease-causing germs.
Now comes a study that raises fears about germs on cabin surfaces.
Microbiologists and engineers at Auburn University...
| May 15, 2014
The logic behind laws requiring voters to provide a government-issued photo identification card is simple and seductive: If you need to show an ID to board a plane, open a bank account, get public aid or do any number of other things, it only makes...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:36 PM
The whistles of airport security directing traffic, the announcements over the intercom and the strict security procedures can make traveling a stressful experience for anyone.
But for individuals with autism, the sensory overload can be especially...