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  • Foursquare, Loopt reward users for checking into the TSA debate

     
    Location services are poking fun at the very touchy TSA security measures debate. Loopt last week said it was celebrating National Opt-out Day by rewarding a free iPod Touch to 10 travelers who check in on Loopt and tweet the......
  • Travel professionals OK with TSA pat-down, other measures

     
    Despite the uproar among some airline passengers over newly increased security measures at U.S. airports, most travel professionals don't share that outrage. A survey by the National Business Travel Assn. found that 81% of professionals who manage the...
  • Airports: Are we any safer?

    Airports: Are we any safer?
    On May 1, 1961, Inez Harlow flew into the history books. The 23-year-old flight attendant had been suspicious of the slim passenger from the moment he boarded the National Airlines Convair CV-440 in Miami. "He had dark glasses on, his collar up,...
  • U.S. aviation security timeline

    Here are some significant events and policies in the history of U.S. aviation security: 1955 A United Airlines plane explodes after takeoff in Denver, killing all 44 aboard. Investigators blame Jack Graham for placing a bomb in his mother's luggage,...
  • LAX terminals reopened after being temporarily closed because of security breach

     
    Hundreds 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......
  • Inside the White House bomber briefing: How Brennan, Napolitano explain the security lapses

     
    What would you ask Obama administration officials about the botched prevention of the Nigerian underwear botched bombing?...
  • Passengers flying into U.S. face stricter security measures

     
    Travelers 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....
  • Do tightened airport security measures protect us or distract from the problem?

     
    Three 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...
  • Third White House gatecrasher exposes lax security

     
    The 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......
  • Amtrak's increased security measures include checking carry-ons

    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...
  • Tibet's season of protest may be foiled by fear

    Tibet's season of protest may be foiled by fear
    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...