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Drunken TSA imposter groped women at San Francisco airport
A man reportedly got drunk and posed as a Transportation Security Administration contractor at San Francisco International Airport in order to grope women in private pat-downs, before being discovered and arrested.

18.07.2014 01:02

TSA agent stops man from boarding plane, questions existence of the District of Columbia
It’s easy to forget the limited voting rights afforded to District of Columbia residents. One TSA agent however has gone a step further, questioning the existence of the US capital.

16.07.2014 15:47

Air travel prices in US to climb as TSA fees increase
Air travel in the US is set to become more expensive beginning next week – but airline profits and jet fuel costs aren't to blame this time. Instead, the price hike will come as a result of a TSA fee increase.

14.07.2014 22:55

TSA prohibits discharged electronic devices on board
If the battery of your mobile device fails to power up on the request of a TSA agent, you won’t be allowed to take it on board a US-bound plane, the TSA announced as part of enhanced security measures at “certain overseas airports.”

06.07.2014 23:00

'Undetectable bomb' threat: US urges increased security on international flights
Amid concerns of an Al-Qaeda effort to create an undetectable bomb, the US has ordered tighter security at some airports in Europe and the Middle East offering direct flights to the United States.

02.07.2014 23:39

Austin Powers’ Mini-Me gets special attention from the TSA
Even Hollywood stars have a hard time escaping the wrath of the Transportation Security Administration. This time “Austin Powers” actor Verne Troyer was the latest to endure a humiliating TSA pat-down.

16.06.2014 16:01

Former 'Satan-obsessed' TSA agent who made LAX threats ruled incompetent for trial
A former Transportation Security Agency security screener isn’t mentally competent to stand trial for making threats on the eve of the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, a judge ruled Monday.

20.05.2014 20:27

Overheated TSA agents go home, leaving passengers stuck in massive lines at LaGaurdia
When the air conditioning went down at LaGuardia Airport on Monday, several Transportation Security Administration agents were sent home due to illness, causing massive lines and overheating in the sauna-like conditions.

13.05.2014 21:00

TSA refuses to let stroke victim board flight because she can’t speak
You can get on an airplane with an expired driver’s license or even no ID at all, but not if you can’t say your own name. That’s the takeaway Sherry Wright discovered when helping her sister Heidi, who is unable to speak due to a stroke.

11.04.2014 20:28

TSA aims to install armed guards at airport security checkpoints
The US Transportation Security Administration has asked for armed law enforcement officers to guard airport security checkpoints at busy times, a proposal that comes months after a shooter opened fire at a crowded California airport checkpoint.

27.03.2014 22:51

TSA spent $1 bln on 'body language' program
After investing $1 billion in behavior detection techniques and training since 2007, the Transportation Security Administration has little to show for its efforts, the New York Times stated in a new report.

24.03.2014 18:19

​875,000 left in bureaucratic black hole that is US terror watchlist system
The US had 875,000 people in its terrorist watchlist system as of December 2012. Those secretly blacklisted have no real path to challenge their status, states a new report, thus indefinitely restricting those listed from travel or simply getting a job.

14.03.2014 21:47

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