| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:47 AM
For an $85 fee, you can apply with the Transportation Security Administration to use the faster airport screening lines that were previously reserved for frequent fliers.
TSA chief John Pistole announced Friday a program to allow more travelers use...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The Transportation and Security Administration plans to roll out its PreCheck faster screening program to 60 more airports, including those in Burbank, Ontario and Long Beach, by the end of 2013, according to a TSA statement. Other California airports...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:55 AM
A new pilot program to let travelers who pay a fee use faster airport screening lines is expected to draw more than 88,000 travelers in the first six months.
The Transportation Security Administration made the estimate as it prepares to expand the use...
| Aug 23, 2013
Re “Too much information,” Opinion, Aug. 19
Thank you for the article by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.). It's really tiresome to have Congress enact protective legislation and have the other branches of government immediately try to...
| Aug 19, 2013
On Aug. 9, the Obama administration released a previously secret legal interpretation of the Patriot Act that it used to justify the bulk collection of every American's phone records. The strained reasoning in the 22-page memo won't survive long in public...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- In an effort to quell growing public unease, President Obama released new information about domestic spying, called on Congress to change the Patriot Act to increase oversight and safeguards, and urged lawmakers to consider allowing...
| Jun 11, 2013
President Obama's response to the troubling news of indiscriminate government collection of communication information was meant to be reassuring: The NSA is operating under supervision by all three branches of government, he assured us.
Even if this...
| Jul 29, 2013
Last week the House of Representatives narrowly defeated an amendment designed to prevent the National Security Agency from collecting telephone metadata — information about the sources, destinations and duration of calls — unless they were...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:04 PM
WASHINGTON -- Outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller began the job a week before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. He prepares to step down from the position 12 years later in a world that has changed completely — and with it the agency, which...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Obama Administration has joined with GOP leaders in a furious lobbying effort against a measure up for a vote late Wednesday in the House of Representatives that would curtail the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of U.S....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Just when you thought you understood how to apply for the Transportation Security Administration's expedited security screening program, the rules are changing -- for the better.
The TSA announced Friday that Americans who want to join PreCheck will...