TSA

TSA says TV crew attempted to sneak fake explosive device through Newark airport

A television crew was arrested at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport on Thursday after reportedly attempting to sneak a fake explosive device through security.<p>What are the details?<p>According to ABC News, the Transportation Security Administration said in a statement: “At least seven …

Conservative View

Cable crew caught trying to sneak in fake bomb at Newark Airport

Seven members of a cable TV crew were arrested at Newark Airport on Thursday after trying to film themselves passing a fake explosive device through …

New York City

Who's affected by a shutdown: By the numbers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> If Congress can't agree on a plan to fund the federal government before time runs out, a shutdown is expected to affect millions of Americans.<p>For starters, the continuing resolution proposed by House Republicans would include a six-year reauthorization of the Children's Health …

U.S. Politics

Chris Christie turned away from Newark Airport VIP entrance

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is learning that life as a private citizen is no day at the beach.<p>Just three days after handing over the keys …

Airports

VIP No More

Former Gov. Chris Christie (R) was blocked from a VIP entrance he had used for eight years at Newark International Airport and directed to stand in …

Chris Christie

Fake-bomb TV crew held at New Jersey airport

<b>Seven TV crew members have been arrested at a US airport after allegedly trying to film the smuggling of a fake bomb through security.</b><p>The incident happened on Thursday at Newark Liberty in New Jersey.<p>Transport officials said a bag carrying an item with "all the makings of an improvised explosive …

Staten Island

Impact Of Federal Shutdown: Mail Will Get Through, But Gun Permits Will Hold

The possibility of a federal government shutdown would have an impact on services that tens of millions of Americans rely on, including halting the …

TSA offers tips for traveling with weapons

The Transportation Security Administration wants to make sure people know exactly what they shouldn't try to take on a plane.<p>Believe it or not, …

Asheville

US shutdown could put vast workforce on temporary leave

WASHINGTON: Hundreds of thousands of bureaucrats could be sent home if the US government shuts down at midnight on Friday, but the military and other …

Robert Mueller

Here's What Would Happen If The Government Shuts Down

The federal government is once again faced with a potential shutdown as Congress struggles to pass short-term funding legislation this week.<p>As the Friday deadline draws nearer, Republicans and Democratic lawmakers remain at odds with each other and with President Donald Trump over a budget …

LGBTQ

Flunkies flunked: TSA arrests CNBC-linked TV crew for simulated IED

When they say, “Kids, don’t try this at home,” they <i>mean</i> it. After years of poor performances on internal TSA audits of threat-detection teams in …

Conservative View

What does a two-tier licensing system mean?

Loading...<p><b>SEATTLE, Wash.</b> - For years, Washington residents have expressed confusion over whether their driver’s licenses will get them through …

Jay Inslee

The Latest: Much of New Orleans under boil water advisory

The Latest on winter weather in the South (all times local):<p>10 a.m.<p>Residents in much of New Orleans awoke to news that they should boil tap water …

Weather

TSA agents stranded by snow cause long security lines at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA – Passengers flying out of Atlanta need to be prepared to wait in long security lines at the airport.<p>In the middle of hundreds of delays and …

Airports

This is what happens during a US government shutdown

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> If both houses of Congress are unable to pass a funding proposal -- which, at this point, looks very possible -- the United States federal government will shut down Friday.<p>Lawmakers had a similar deadline last month, but they passed a continuing resolution December 21 to keep the …

U.S. Politics

Border Patrol Can Keep Your Devices If You Refuse to Reveal Your Password

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has updated its policy on searching electronic devices, allowing border patrol agents to detain devices of …

RVs

TSA: Man Caught With Multiple Guns Hidden In Speaker Case

<i>Credit: TSA</i><p><i>NEW YORK (CBS)</i> – A Bensalem man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York for allegedly attempting to conceal a …

John F. Kennedy International Airport

House Oversight slams TSA after report says officials 'interfered' in disciplinary case

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday slammed the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) over the findings in a new …

Government

Travelers in line more than hour

View Caption Hide Caption<p>Credit: Bob Andres / AJC<p>Delta Air Lines is warning travelers that security wait times were more than two hours long at …

Airports

TSA rescues kitty packed in checked suitcase

TSA finds the darnedest things in bags<p>The cat's out of the bag at a Pennsylvania airport, thank goodness.<p>Transportation Security Administration agents at Erie International Airport discovered the kitten in a piece of luggage before it was loaded onto an aircraft, according to court records recently …

Airports

Pregnant Mom Says TSA Would Not Let Her Avoid Metal Detector

BOSTON (CBS) – A pregnant woman was flying to surprise family with her two-year-old on his first flight, but she was stressed and upset before they …

Communicate

Checklists

Do these 11 things this month and start 2014 off on the right financial foot.<p>Disasters, natural or man-made, often come without warning. Have these …

TSA: PreCheck lines might be longer by 2019

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) did not properly prepare for the volume of applications to its PreCheck program, which is intended …

U.S. Politics

TSA Agent Opens Suitcase to Find Something You Never Want to See — And It's Still Alive

Most travelers have experienced that moment when the TSA agent says that you've been selected for “additional screening.”<p>Even if you've never had so …

Conservative View

Georgia man caught trying to carry gun past BWI Airport checkpoint is first such arrest of 2018

A 47-year-old Georgia man was arrested Thursday trying to carry a loaded handgun past a security checkpoint at Baltimore Washington …

Airports

Texas Tech student questioned by TSA for brandishing school's 'finger gun' salute

Taking a semester off from Texas Tech University to help her family recover from Hurricane Harvey, Diana Durkin was thrilled to return to campus for her sophomore year. But ironically, it was her enthusiasm that nearly halted her plans when she was stopped by the TSA before a Jan. 6 flight out of …

News

‘Adversarial glasses’ can fool even state-of-the-art facial-recognition tech

You may have heard about so-called “adversarial” objects that are capable of baffling facial recognition systems, either making them fail to …

Machine Learning

Researchers design inconspicuous eyeglasses that trick facial recognition systems

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a method of creating inconspicuous …

Machine Learning

TSA Reveals Most Bizarre Items Found in 2017; Including 'Satan's Pizza Cutter' and Rifle-Shaped Umbrella

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has released its annual list of bizarre items it confiscated last year and they are truly …

Airports

Passengers charged with animal cruelty after stowing pet cat in checked luggage

A couple from Florida has been charged with animal cruelty after their pet cat was discovered in checked luggage when they were attempting to fly …

Airports