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Full-Body Scanner

Man goes through a full-body scanner at the airport (file/Photo: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

L.I. Congressman Calls For More Research Into Safety Of Airport X-Ray Scanners

Congressman Steve Israel has called on the Transportation Security Administration to launch an independent investigation on potential health risks from the full-body Backscatter X-ray scanners.

08/28/2012

Advanced Imaging Technology unit at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 8.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

CBS 2 Investigation: Who’s Scanning Your Body At The Airport?

If you’ve been to an airport recently, you’ve probably seen security randomly select people for extra screenings. But in a CBS 2 investigation, some female travelers say there was nothing random about it. They claim agents hand-selected them with something else in mind.

02/08/2012

Security at  LaGuardia Airport  (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

LaGuardia Passengers Say Travel Has Been Hassle Free

Despite a build up of concern ahead of the holiday season, many travelers who spoke to WCBS 880′s Mike Xirinachs at LaGuardia Airport said their flying experience was largely hassle free.

11/28/2010

Airport security pat-downs

Pat-Downs May Soon Become Norm At Airports

Friday‚Äôs UPS scare is prompting increased security measures at the nation’s airports. That could include newly introduced pat-down procedures.

10/29/2010

A woman stands inside a full-body scanner that detects explosives and drugs as a measure of airport security. (CBS)

Pilot Refuses Full-Body Scan, Says TSA Doesn’t Make Travel Safer

A Tennessee pilot who says he’s tired of being manhandled by security agents is waiting to see if he will lose his job because he refused a full body scan.

CBS New York–10/20/2010

A full-body scanner is demonstrated by a woman at Fuhlsbuettel airport - Hamburg, Germany - Sep 27, 2010 - Photo: FABIAN BIMMER/AFP/Getty Images

Full-Body Scanners Delayed; New Scanner For Liquids

Full-body scanners have not yet been installed at New York City area airports.

10/14/2010