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Full Body Scanners

Man in body scanning machine at JFK Airport (file/credit:Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

TSA Pulls Use Of Controversial Full Body Scanners At JFK, LaGuardia Airports

The TSA said its decision to pull the machines is in an effort to speed up security lines at the two New York City airports, and insists the full body scanners are safe.

10/22/2012

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

New Study Raises Concerns Over Full Body Scanners At Airports

A new study is raising concerns about the health risks of full body X-ray scanners as some 23 million people are expected to take to airports across the country next week for Thanksgiving.

11/18/2011

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Newark Airport To Get New Body Scan Technology

Travelers passing through Newark Liberty Airport soon will feel a little less exposed.

09/02/2011

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

Bill To Limit Full-Body Scan Use To Be Introduced

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is seeking to make it illegal for anyone to distribute or record the revealing images produced by full-body scanners at airports.

12/05/2010

Travelers are seen at LaGuardia Airport (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Travel Nightmare? What Travel Nightmare?

Travelers opposed to the invasive new security measures are hoping their online calls for a nationwide protest will create long lines and teach the Transportation Security Administration a lesson.

11/24/2010

TSA Screeners(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Airline Passengers Prep For Pat-Downs, Body Scans

Ahead of the busiest travel day of the year, seasoned passengers who know the drill said thinking ahead could make the passage through airport security go a lot quicker.

11/23/2010

In this Nov. 19, 2010 photo, a passenger walks past a sign informing travelers about the use of full-body scanners for security screening at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Poll: More Support For Scanners Than Pat-Downs

Americans generally seem OK with X-ray scanners — but there’s less support for the pat-downs.

11/23/2010

A man goes through a full body scanner at John F. Kennedy International Airport - Queens, NY - Oct 22, 2010 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

NYC Councilman Wants Full Body Scanners Banned

The New York City Council’s lawyer believes it has the power to ban the new full body scanners in use at airports.

11/19/2010

Man in body scanning machine at JFK Airport (file/credit:Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

ACLU Calls On Congress To End Full-Body Scanners

He’s threatening to sue. An airline passenger says the new security pat-down measures went way too far and he recorded it all on his cell phone.

11/15/2010

Man in body scanning machine at JFK Airport (file/credit:Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Controversial Full Body Scanners Hit JFK

Body scanners are finally here. The new cutting edge body scanning technology was deployed for the first time Friday in the New York area.

10/22/2010

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Full Body Scanners Upset Some Airline Passengers

Some are calling the latest in airport security an invasion of privacy Friday, as full body scanners are set to be installed at the three tri-state area airports.

WCBS 880–08/06/2010