TSA

Fitton: DHS Gives the ‘Red Carpet’ to Middle Eastern Airlines

Next time you’re waiting in your socks as your luggage is rifled through by security at the TSA checkpoint, you might reflect on how unchecked people and vehicles are getting through security in other parts of the airport. Our Corruption Chronicles blog exposes the disturbing facts.

File image of Dubai International Airport. ( AP/Adam Schreck )

CNBC Reality TV Crew Arrested for Trying to Smuggle Fake Bomb into Airport

Police detained nine TV crew members for allegedly trying to sneak a fake bomb through a security checkpoint at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport as part of a CNBC reality show, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) revealed, noting that the forged item “had all of the makings” of a pipe bomb.

A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer reads the X-ray of a laptop computer that rides in a new style bin for carry-ons at the Checkpoint Evolution prototype at Baltimore-Washington International Airport's security screening checkpoint B in the Southwest terminal on April 28, 2008. The checkpoint is calm and quiet with …