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Transportation Security Administration

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  • New bomb fear prompts TSA to boost security for U.S.-bound flights

    New bomb fear prompts TSA to boost security for U.S.-bound flights
    Passengers flying to the U.S. from some airports in the Middle East and Europe will be put through tougher security screening in response to intelligence that a terrorist group in Yemen has developed a new method for smuggling a bomb onto a jetliner,...
  • TSA to extend new security measures to some domestic passengers

    TSA to extend new security measures to some domestic passengers
    A requirement that passengers on U.S.-bound flights power up electronic devices at overseas airport security checkpoints is being expanded to some fliers on domestic flights, government officials say. The Transportation Security Administration called...
  • Boeing unveils larger overhead bins

    Chicago-based Boeing Co. on Thursday announced a new type of overhead luggage bin that it says stores more carry-on bags and is easier to hoist a suitcase into. Dubbed Space Bins, the new luggage compartments are available as an option on Boeing's new...
  • Pilots face restrictions during Obama visit to UC Irvine ceremonies

    Pilots face restrictions during Obama visit to UC Irvine ceremonies
    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....
  • Man arrested for carrying grenade at LAX says charges will be dropped

    Man arrested for carrying grenade at LAX says charges will be dropped
    A Stanford professor arrested at LAX this week for carrying a World War II-era hand grenade said he put it in his luggage absentmindedly and he has been told the charges against him will be dropped. Gary Walter Cox, 58, was arrested at Terminal 1 on...
  • What's in your luggage? Martial arts daggers, pepper spray gun. . .

    What's in your luggage? Martial arts daggers, pepper spray gun. . .
    Chicago travelers are bringing more than neck pillows and tiny shampoo bottles to airports this summer. A series of recent Instagram photos show a dagger, pepper spray gun and martial arts weapons recovered by Transportation Security Administration...
  • TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports

    TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports
    The flood of weapons uncovered by airport screeners continues to grow, despite repeated warnings by the Transportation Security Administration. In May, the TSA discovered a record 65 firearms on passengers in one week, including 45 loaded guns. The...
  • A hand grenade at LAX points to growing security problem

    A hand grenade at LAX points to growing security problem
    A section of Los Angeles International Airport was evacuated last week when a Stanford University professor was arrested on charges of bringing a World War II-era grenade through a security checkpoint in a carry-on bag. It has become an all-too-common...
  • Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare

    Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare
    The TSA bench, a ubiquitous piece of metal airport furniture designed to make sitting intolerable for any longer than it takes to tie your shoes, is gone from one security checkpoint in the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport. In...
  • Man found at Detroit airport with knife in shoe: TSA

    Man found at Detroit airport with knife in shoe: TSA
    A passenger at Detroit's airport was found with a concealed knife in his shoe and was arrested, the Transportation Security Administration said. TSA officers found the knife in the bottom lining of the man's shoe during checkpoint screening at Detroit...
  • New international security: Cellphones must be able to power up

    New international security: Cellphones must be able to power up
    The Transportation Security Administration has called for increased security measures for passengers flying to the U.S. from certain countries amid fears that terrorists have developed new bomb-making techniques. During screening of passengers flying to...
  • That favorite belt? Leave home without it when going on a trip

    Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...