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Is my 15-year-old son a terrorist?

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. You arrive at the airport to fly home from your family vacation, and something goes […]

TSA Watch: Who’s more dangerous — terrorists or the TSA?

For an agency that claims to have “zero tolerance” for criminal behavior, TSA agents sure spend a lot of time […]

Department of Homeland Security to visitors: Are you a terrorist or a Nazi?

As of this month, visitors to the United States who don't require a visa must fill out a Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). No one seems to like ESTA, which has been called expensive and unnecessary. But has anyone bothered to take the look at the actual questions on the form?

Am I in the Terrorist Screening Database?

One of the most disturbing aspects of the whole subpoena unpleasantness over the New Year's holiday is that the agents who came to my colleague Steve Frischling's home allegedly threatened to revoke some of his security clearance. I wondered if they might do the same thing to me, perhaps adding my name to the Terrorist Screening Database.

Two-faced TSA ticks off air travelers: Here’s what you need to know

No wonder we're so confused. The Transportation Security Administration is telling airlines one thing, and it's telling us another.

New carry-on luggage limits and screening measures after Northwest Airlines terrorist incident

The thwarted terrorist bombing of Northwest Airlines flight 253 from Amsterdam to Detroit yesterday has triggered a series of new security precautions by the U.S. government. Here's what's being said by the Transportation Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security.
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