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  • Minneapolis boy, 9, sneaks onto flight, makes it to Las Vegas

    Minneapolis boy, 9, sneaks onto flight, makes it to Las Vegas
    Unlikeliest Vegas trip ever. A 9-year-old Minneapolis boy slipped through a wall of post-Sept. 11 airport security and onto a Delta Airlines flight to Las Vegas last week, officials said.  He was alone and had no ticket. The boy's successful venture...
  • Shedding light on NSA's snooping

    Shedding light on NSA's snooping
    In releasing an opinion by a secret court approving the bulk collection of Americans' telephone records, the director of national intelligence may have thought he would bolster support for the breathtakingly broad program whose existence was revealed by...
  • Letters: Abusing the Patriot Act

    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...
  • How Obama has abused the Patriot Act

    How Obama has abused the Patriot Act
    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...
  • TSA investigates claim LAX agent 'shamed' teenage girl over attire

    TSA investigates claim LAX agent 'shamed' teenage girl over attire
    The Transportation Security Administration is reviewing a report that one of its agents at Los Angeles International Airport tried to shame a teenage girl during the pre-flight security check. According to Mark Frauenfelder, founder of the blog...
  • Naked airport protester still in hot water with TSA

    Naked airport protester still in hot water with TSA
    The man who stripped naked at a Portland, Ore.,  airport last year in protest of what he saw as overly invasive security measures successfully defended himself against a charge of indecent exposure. But John Brennan hasn’t yet put the incident...
  • TSA officer arrested on suspicion of theft at LAX

     
    A federal Transportation Security Administration officer was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of stealing $100 from an airline passenger who was going through a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said. Los Angeles...
  • Pair to plead guilty in smuggling scheme involving TSA

     
    TSA bribery caper: Two suspected drug couriers have agreed to plead guilty in a case where former Transportation Security Administration screeners accepted bribes in return for smuggling marijuana onto planes leaving Los Angeles International Airport,...
  • Western troops take steps to avoid fratricide by Afghans

     
    U.S. and NATO soldiers have been ordered to take extraordinary precautions against being shot by Afghan troops, including designating “guardian angels” to keep watch at joint bases around the clock, according to a senior military official....
  • LAX baggage screening facility working at only half capacity

     
    A $140-million baggage screening facility that was part of a recent remodel of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport has been able to process only about half the luggage it was designed to handle, airport officials......
  • Korean Air launches A380 from Los Angeles

     
    Following a lengthy ceremony, Korean Air launched the massive Airbus A380 from Los Angeles International Airport, becoming only the third airline to fly that aircraft from L.A. The humongous double-decker jet lifted off from LAX on Tuesday afternoon after...