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  • Don't go arming everyone

    Don't go arming everyone
    When new Police Chief Cecil Smith arrived in Sanford, Fla., in April, he suspended the city's neighborhood watch program — the one under whose auspices George Zimmerman had patrolled the streets until he fatally shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin....
  • Want to create problems? Arm the TSA

    Want to create problems? Arm the TSA
    The recent shooting at Los Angeles International Airport has raised questions about how airport security can be improved, specifically, whether Transportation Security Administration airport screeners should be armed. In part, this reflects the natural...
  • Legal battle flares over Dzhokhar Tsarnaev security measures

    Legal battle flares over Dzhokhar Tsarnaev security measures
    Civil rights groups are now weighing in on security measures placed on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his lawyers, arguing that they are too restrictive and may be preventing the defense from adequately preparing for what may be a...
  • Southwest Airlines joins TSA PreCheck screening process

    Southwest Airlines joins TSA PreCheck screening process
    If you fly Southwest Airlines, the airport screening process could get a lot easier for you. Southwest, the nation's largest domestic carrier, has joined seven other airlines in participating in the Transportation Security Administration's so-called...
  • GAO criticizes TSA program to monitor passenger behavior

    GAO criticizes TSA program to monitor passenger behavior
    WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration, already under scrutiny after one of its agents was shot to death at Los Angeles International Airport this month, has spent nearly $1 billion on a passenger behavior monitoring program that...
  • Are Sikhs turban-wearing TSA targets? App tracks claims of profiling

    Are Sikhs turban-wearing TSA targets? App tracks claims of profiling
    Amardeep Singh is a typical American guy -- born in New Jersey, raised by a soccer mom, die-hard Yankees fan, player of fantasy football, married with two kids, attorney. Yet almost every time he travels, he said, he is pulled over by TSA agents for a...
  • TSA initiative could create passenger pileups during holidays

     TSA initiative could create passenger pileups during holidays
    If you're getting ready to take a flight during the holidays, be prepared for more than the usual confusion at airport screenings. The combination of infrequent fliers and the Transportation Security Administration's new initiative that allows randomly...
  • How to improve your chances of getting in TSA's PreCheck lines

    How to improve your chances of getting in TSA's PreCheck lines
    At more than 100 airports across the country, you get a chance to go through a special screening line without having to remove your shoes, belt or coat, and you can keep your computer in its carry-on bag. But being selected to use the Transportation...
  • TSA starts PreCheck, faster airport screening for qualified travelers

    TSA starts PreCheck, faster airport screening for qualified travelers
    If you’re strictly a domestic traveler and want to speed through airport security, the Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday will begin offering you a chance to join its PreCheck program. A center that will administer the TSA program...
  • Obama calls for changes to Patriot Act, surveillance procedures

    Obama calls for changes to Patriot Act, surveillance procedures
    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...
  • White House, GOP push against amendment limiting NSA powers

    White House, GOP push against amendment limiting NSA powers
    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....