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TSA Drops Plan To Allow Small Knives On PlanesThe proposal had drawn fierce opposition from lawmakers, airlines and others who said it would place passengers and crews at risk.
Rep. King: TSA Needs To Explain How Undercover Agent Got Fake Bomb On PlaneU.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) was appalled by the revelation that an undercover inspector with a bomb in his pants got through two checkpoints at Newark-Liberty International Airport and was cleared to get on a plane.
Sen. Lautenberg: More Training For TSA Agents After Newark Security BreachSenator Frank Lautenberg is demanding more effective security enforcement by the Transportation Security Administration following Sunday’s security breach at Newark Liberty International Airport.
TSA Testing Out New Speedy Screening Process At JFK Terminal 8Some flyers Wednesday morning were floating on air at American Airlines' Terminal 8 screening. They left on their shoes, belts, and jackets, they didn't have to open their bags, and they breezed through security.
Homeland Security May Soon Lift Shoe Removal Requirements During Airport ScreeningIn our post-9/11 world we've become accustomed to many a security rules and regulations, including taking our shoes off at airport screening checkpoints. But a change is underfoot.
Poll: More Support For Scanners Than Pat-DownsAmericans generally seem OK with X-ray scanners -- but there's less support for the pat-downs.
TSA Pat-Downs, Scanners Evoke Holiday Travel StressWith the Thanksgiving holiday just days away, travelers are dreading not just the long lines, but the pat-downs some say are way too intrusive.
TSA Boss: New Pat-Downs Are More InvasiveTSA administrator John Pistole says he has received the new pat-down, as has his boss, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
Al-Awlaki Charged In Absentia In YemenProsecutors in Yemen charged Anwar al-Awlaki with plotting to kill foreigners Tuesday.
Mail Terror Probe Focuses On Saudi Bomb Maker Saudi Arabian Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, who is also suspected of building the failed "underwear bomb" on Christmas Day, is thought to be behind the latest cargo plane plot by U.S. officials.
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