| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:07 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:37 PM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:33 PM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:50 PM
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,...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:27 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2014
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...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:16 AM
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....
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:43 PM
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...