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  • TSA wants police at checkpoints after LAX shooting
  • The TSA recommended Wednesday that armed law enforcement officers be posted at airport security checkpoints and ticket counters.
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los angeles, air travel, airline security, transportation security administration, national/world
  • The Homeland Security Department is banning all liquids from carry-on luggage for nonstop flights from the U.S. to Russia.
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russia, transportation security administration, terrorism, national/world
  • An apparent security lapse at Philadelphia International Airport is raising some important questions.
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philadelphia news, philadelphia international airport, airline security, transportation security administration, local/state, kenneth moton
  • The Transportation Security Administration is abandoning a plan to allow passengers to carry small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes in the face of fierce congressional and industry opposition, the head of the agency said Wednesday.
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transportation security administration, air travel, airline security, national/world
  • Flight attendants, pilots, federal air marshals and even insurance companies are part of a growing backlash to the Transportation Security Administration's new policy allowing passengers to carry small knives and sports equipment like souvenir baseball bats and golf clubs onto planes.
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transportation security administration, national/world
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' John Rawlins
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airline security, air travel, transportation security administration, local/state
  • Passengers reacted with shrugs but largely agreed with a new policy announced by the Transportation Security Administration that airline passengers will be able to carry small knives and previously forbidden sports equipment on planes.
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airline security, air travel, transportation security administration, national/world
  • The Transportation Security Administration on Friday proposed firing 25 employees at Newark Liberty International Airport and suspending 19 others as a result of an investigation into improper screening of checked luggage.
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transportation security administration, airline security, newark, new jersey, national/world
  • Amtrak Operation Railsafe
  • Click play to watch Alicia Vitarelli's report from Action News at 4:30 p.m.
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philadelphia, terrorism, amtrak, transportation security administration, local/state
  • Amtrak Operation Railsafe
  • Friday marked the 25th time Amtrak has partnered with the TSA and local law enforcement.
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philadelphia, terrorism, amtrak, transportation security administration, local/state, alicia vitarelli
  • Man says TSA agent spilled grandfathers ashes
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News at 5:30 p.m.
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air travel, airline security, florida, transportation security administration, national/world
  • TSA Agent
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News at noon
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philadelphia, philadelphia international airport, transportation security administration, local/state
  • TSA Agent
  • The Transportation Security Administration is recommending seven TSA officers be fired at Philadelphia International Airport.
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philadelphia, philadelphia international airport, transportation security administration, local/state
  • Five Transportation Security Administration workers at a southwest Florida airport have been fired and another 38 suspended after an investigation found they failed to perform random screenings last year.
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florida, transportation security administration, airline security, national/world
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News at noon
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florida, transportation security administration, airline security, national/world
  • Hearing to examine airport security breaches
  • Congress is conducting a hearing on security breaches at airports.
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airline security, air travel, transportation security administration, national/world
  • Hearing to examine airport security breaches
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News at noon
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airline security, air travel, transportation security administration, national/world
  • Action News
  • The TSA has given Atlanta's busy airport permission to issue security IDS to workers before background checks are completed because of "extended" delays in the process.
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atlanta, airline security, transportation security administration, national/world
  • Passenger strips naked in Oregon
  • Click play to see how a man stripped naked to protest the way an airport search in Oregon was being conducted.
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air travel, naked in public, oregon, transportation security administration, national/world
  • TSA Auction
  • If you've ever wanted to get your hands on TSA surplus, we have the details for you!
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6at4, transportation security administration, money saving, pennsylvania, 6abc action news at 4
  • The days of shedding shoes, belts and jackets at the airport will soon be over, at least for some air travelers.
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transportation security administration, philadelphia international airport, airline security, air travel, philadelphia, pennsylvania, local/state, amy buckman
  • Action News
  • Authorities say a Transportation Security Administration agent has stolen $5,000 from a passenger as he was going through security at a New York City airport.
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new york, transportation security administration, national/world
  • Action News
  • The federal Transportation Security Administration has suspended an employee at Newark Liberty Airport for a security breach.
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transportation security administration, national/world
  • The Transportation Security Administration says officers found two throwing daggers hidden in a hollowed-out book at a checkpoint at Reagan-Washington National Airport.
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washington, d.c., air travel, airline security, transportation security administration, bizarre bazaar
  • Action News
  • A second senior citizen is claiming the TSA made her pull down her pants as part of a search at New York's Kennedy Airport.
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florida, new york, air travel, transportation security administration, national/world
  • Action News
  • Federal prosecutors in Connecticut say a state trooper, a police officer and three Transportation Security Administration officers based at airports have been arrested on charges of participating in a conspiracy to distribute tens of thousands of highly addictive painkiller pills.
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connecticut, drugs, transportation security administration, national/world
  • Girl frisked by TSA
  • A Kentucky couple said Wednesday that they want the Transportation Security Administration to change how it screens children after their 6-year-old daughter was frisked at the New Orleans airport.
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transportation security administration, airline security, national/world
  • It won't save you from "enhanced patdowns," but an iPhone app from the TSA tries to ease the pain of air travel by offering guidance on prohibited items, security wait times and packing tips.
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transportation security administration, air travel, airline security, travel, business/finance
  • There is only one full body scanner in use at Philadelphia International Airport and the protest is telling all to say no to it.
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philadelphia, pennsylvania, transportation security administration, airline security, local/state, david henry
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airline security, transportation security administration, pennsylvania, philadelphia, local/state
  • Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole says the agency is asking government security experts if there is a way to make the security pat-down less invasive but just as thorough.
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airline security, transportation security administration, national/world
  • TSA pat-down
  • As if air travel over the Thanksgiving holiday isn't tough enough, it could be even worse this year.
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airline security, transportation security administration, national/world
  • Boy searched by TSA in Salt Lake
  • Expect more debates about the TSA's new security measures after a video of a shirtless young boy being patted down hit the web.
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airline security, transportation security administration, national/world
  • Boy searched by TSA in Salt Lake
  • The cell phone video shows a young boy with his shirt off and TSA officials, with gloves, patting him down.
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airline security, transportation security administration, utah, national/world
  • Click play to watch John Hendren's report
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travel, holidays, air travel, airline security, transportation security administration, local/state
  • There is a growing uprising at the nation's airports. Weigh in on our 6abc.com poll on which security method you would prefer.
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travel, holidays, air travel, airline security, transportation security administration, national/world
  • Some TSA workers are on leave after sensitive screening documents were posted on the Internet.
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national security, transportation security administration, national/world