Airport Security

Lighted pylons at the Century Boulevard entrance to Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

House passes bill prompted by LAX attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The House of Representatives has passed a bill on airport security that was prompted by a gunman’s attack on a Transportation Security Administration station at Los Angeles International Airport last year. […]

07/23/2014

Passengers queue up for a security check at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

TSA: Some on US-bound flights must turn on phones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights, the Transportation Security Administration said Sunday. The TSA […]

07/07/2014

A British Airways Airbus A380. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

France steps up security on US-bound flights

PARIS (AP) — France is increasing security on flights headed for the United States this summer, amid U.S. concerns that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new kind of bomb. The Obama administration this week […]

07/04/2014

FILE - In this June 24, 2014, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

US asks for more security at some foreign airports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is calling for tighter security measures at some foreign airports, as intelligence officials are concerned about a new al-Qaida effort to create a bomb that would go undetected through airport […]

07/03/2014

SoCal mom and TSA settle breast milk lawsuit

PHOENIX (AP) — A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has reached a settlement with the Transportation Security Administration. Stacey […]

04/23/2014

A passenger flips his shoes off while entering a security line Oct. 4, 2011 at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Homeland Security warns airlines of new threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security has warned airlines that terrorists could try to hide explosives in shoes. It’s the second time in less than three weeks that the government has issued a warning about […]

02/19/2014