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LAX Tests Facial Recognition to Speed Passenger Check-in

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is starting to use commercially available facile recognition software to confirm the identity of international travelers and drastically speed up the check-in process.

LAX (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty)

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 …

U.S. May Ban Laptops on All Flights Into and Out of the Country

(Reuters) — The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Sunday.

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 27: A traveler walks past a newly-opened TSA Pre-check application center at Terminal C of the LaGuardia Airport on January 27, 2014 in New York City. Once approved, travelers can use special expidited Precheck security lanes. They can also leave on their shoes, light outerwear …

Judge: Misdemeanor Charge Against Senior White House Adviser Gorka Dismissed

The chief judge of Arlington County’s Circuit Court in Virginia dismissed a misdemeanor charge that White House deputy assistant and former Breitbart News national security editor Dr. Sebastian Gorka had been facing for taking a legally owned unloaded gun through a TSA checkpoint at Reagan National Airport last year.

Dr. Sebastian Gorka