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L.A. NOWTravelers taking international flights to the United States today faced pat-down searches, new limits on carry-on luggage and more thorough screening at airport checkpoints after a Nigerian man who claimed to have ties to Al Qaeda allegedly tried to bomb....
Top of the TicketThe Obamas' first state dinner is turning out to be a big security embarrassment. First, celebrity climbers Tareq and Michaele Salahi talked their way into the Nov. 24 dinner for visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Poor guy. This is......
Top of the TicketWhat would you ask Obama administration officials about the botched prevention of the Nigerian underwear botched bombing?...
Comments BlogThree days after the failed terrorist attack on a Northwest Airlines flight to Detroit, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano conceded that the airport security system failed to detect the threat. Federal charges have been filed against Umar Farouk...
L.A. NOWHundreds of travelers waited on the sidewalk at LAX Thursday morning when officials shut down three terminals and delayed at least 14 flights because of a security breach. All terminals were reopened within two hours of the 5 a.m. incident......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFederal investigators testifying before Congress on Thursday said that more physical searches of passengers would be needed to reduce the chances that a terrorist can sneak a bomb onto an airplane. But air safety officials resisted the suggestion,...
If it had happened elsewhere, it might have been dismissed as a teenage prank. A couple of 15-year-olds last year hung a Tibetan banner on the wall of their classroom next to portraits of Mao Tse-tung and Deng Xiaoping. They drew Xs over the faces of the...
Today, former White House policy aide Rivkin and Katulis, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, discuss what appears to be good news from the front: Civilian and military deaths in Iraq have dropped precipitously, and thousands of refugees...
Tags: Migration, Refugee, Hamas, Al-Qaeda, Unrest, Conflicts and War
Amtrak will start randomly screening passengers' carry-on bags this week in a new security push that includes officers with automatic weapons and bomb-sniffing dogs patrolling platforms and trains. The initiative, to be announced by the railroad on...
Times Staff WriterIT'S a scene any flier will recognize: "Passengers fight for control of overhead bins, pushing, shoving, hoisting and heaving huge, overstuffed bags into too little space." Flight attendants referee, frustrated because "over the years, the amount of...
Times Staff WriterIn a conference call with Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn and other mayors from around the country, U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta pledged Wednesday to help cities implement new federal airport security requirements. Mineta told the...
Tags: Crimes, Travel, Transportation, Regional Authority, Defense
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