Transportation Security Administration News
Barcelona terror attack eyewitnesses describe chaotic scene
Authorities say a white van driving at high speed barreled through people, killing at least 13 people and injuring dozens.
4 taken into custody after Australia plane threat
Airports across Australia remain on high alert after what the country's prime minister called "a major joint counterterrorism operation to disrupt a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane."
Alleged terrorist plot in Australia disrupted
Police said they disrupted a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane and arrested four men on Saturday in raids in Sydney suburbs.
New TSA screening for electronics will apply to all US airports
Airline passengers -- already accustomed to taking out their laptops at security checkpoints -- will now have to remove all electronics larger than a cell phone from carry-on bags for individual screening, the TSA announced on Wednesday. This means people will have to remove tablets, e-readers and
New TSA electronics policy announced
In addition to taking out laptops, passengers will now be asked to remove all electronics larger than a cellphone for individual screening; the new policy will be rolled out across the country in a few weeks.
Laptop ban lifted on Emirates, Turkish Airlines flights
U.S.-bound passengers on Emirates and Turkish Airlines flights are allowed to use their laptops and other larger personal electronic devices in the cabin, the Transportation Security Administration announced today. TSA spokesperson David Lapan congratulated Etihad Airlines earlier in the week for
Flint airport stabbing suspect faces new charge
A Canadian man has been indicted for allegedly stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport last month. The suspect, Amor Ftouhi, who has been in custody since the incident, was initially arrested for alleged violence at an international airport and is now also facing a charge of
Stabbed Flint airport cop calls maintenance man who jumped in to help a 'hero'
Lt. Jeff Neville, the police officer stabbed in the neck at a Michigan airport last month, says the maintenance man who jumped in to help him is a "hero." If the man had not have been "walking beside me I wouldn't be here talking to you today. There's no doubt about it," Neville recalled today at a
What to expect for your Independence Day weekend travel
The Fourth of July in the United States guarantees a few things: food, fireworks and travel headaches. While officials have already called for a record summer for air travel, Americans are preparing to hit the roads, skies and rails to make their holiday plans. In May, the Transportation Security
TSA finds 20-pound live lobster in checked bag at Boston airport
Can you bring a live lobster on a plane? Yes, as long as it's in a "clear, plastic, spill-proof container" and it's been screened by TSA agents. That's the travel tip the TSA's Twitter followers learned on Monday when the agency's spokesman, Michael McCarthy, posted an image of an agent holding a