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  • Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning

    Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning
    The new head of Homeland Security played down a recent warning that terrorists might try to sneak explosives onto commercial planes in passenger shoes, saying the threat has been around "for years." In a press conference at Los Angeles International...
  • TSA chief says no to arming airport screeners

    TSA chief says no to arming airport screeners
    On Thursday, the head of the Transportation Security Administration visited Los Angeles International Airport, the site of a Nov. 1 shooting, where he rejected the idea of arming TSA security officers. TSA chief John Pistole visited LAX to announce...
  • Judge allows no-fly list challenge to proceed

    A federal judge in Virginia allowed a legal challenge to the no-fly list to continue Wednesday, siding with a U.S. citizen who was not permitted to fly home from Kuwait for four days in 2011. U.S. District Judge Anthony J. Trenga allowed the lawsuit...
  • Alec Baldwin blasts TSA over pat-down of his baby, then backtracks

    Alec Baldwin blasts TSA over pat-down of his baby, then backtracks
    Alec Baldwin had choice words for the TSA following a return trip from the Bahamas, taking to Twitter yet again to air his grievances. And this time it had nothing to do with "Words With Friends." The tempermental "Blue Jasmine" actor, 55, got peeved...
  • TSA to open enrollment center for PreCheck at LAX

    TSA to open enrollment center for PreCheck at LAX
    Los Angeles International Airport will soon be home to a center where travelers can sign up to get access to faster security screening lines. To qualify to use the Transportation Security Administration's expedited security lines, known as PreCheck,...
  • Judges are pushing back against the narrowing of civil liberties

    Judges are pushing back against the narrowing of civil liberties
    A raft of recent court rulings yields encouraging, if preliminary and scattered, signs that the judiciary is getting fed up with efforts to narrow voting rights and other civil liberties and to undermine the Affordable Care Act. Some of these rulings come...
  • Traveling in 2014? Here are 14 things to know

    Traveling in 2014? Here are 14 things to know
    New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...
  • Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next?

    Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next?
    Are you tired of having airport security screeners toss away your bottles of water, shampoo or lotion? Change is on the way in some parts of the world. Ohio research and development company Battelle has built a screening device that London’s...
  • Rep. Maxine Waters calls for improved security at LAX

    Rep. Maxine Waters calls for improved security at LAX
    In the wake of last month's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, a local congresswoman has called for improvements to airport security, including the permanent assignment of armed police officers near passenger screening checkpoints....
  • On the Spot: A new knee, a new reason to hate airport screenings

    On the Spot: A new knee, a new reason to hate airport screenings
    Question: Each year half a million knee replacements are done in this country, and almost as many hip replacements. These metal implants almost always set off the alarm in the screenings (I know). But the screening of a traveler with an implant is quite...
  • Rose Parade, Rose Bowl game security measures beefed up in Pasadena

    Rose Parade, Rose Bowl game security measures beefed up in Pasadena
    In the wake of national tragedies like the Boston Marathon bombing, Pasadena police and fire officials said they are stepping up security for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl game. The Pasadena Police Department said it will use...