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  1. immigration
    Leave Change Behind at Airport Security? It Could Soon Fund Border SecurityA DHS proposal suggests sending $3 million of loose change down to the border.
  2. immigration
    TSA Is Sending Hundreds of Employees, Including Air Marshals, to the BorderIn internal emails, DHS acknowledged that the move comes with “some risk.”
  3. government shutdown
    The Government Shutdown Is Making Airports Even More HellishTravelers are seeing long security lines, and some TSA workers, who typically make very little, are struggling to pay their bills.
  4. government shutdown
    Two Weeks Into Shutdown, Hundreds of TSA Agents Have Stopped Showing Up for WorkWith the shutdown freezing their pay, many TSA workers are calling in sick to work second jobs or save money on child-care costs.
  5. select all
    The TSA Is Fighting United on Twitter Over … Comic Books?A very weird Twitter drama between the TSA and United Airlines.
  6. U.S. Places New Restrictions on Air Travelers From 8 Muslim-Majority CountriesU.S.-bound passengers from eight nations in the Middle East are no longer allowed to carry laptops on flights.
  7. Trump Plan Would Gut Coast Guard and TSA to Pay for Immigration CrackdownApparently, making America “safe again” involves cutting airport and coastal security to channel billions of dollars to pro-Trump border unions.
  8. tranportation
    11 People Went Through JFK Security Without Being ScreenedIt took the TSA two hours to report the accidental security breach to Port Authority police.
  9. The TSA Paid $336,000 for an App That Chooses Between Left and RightYou might say the bill was … sky-high.
  10. TSA Finds Record Number of Guns at Airport CheckpointsEither the TSA is getting better or Americans are carrying more guns.
  11. unfriendly skies
    After Failing 95 Percent of Airport Security Tests, TSA Gets a New DirectorIn 67 out of 70 tests, undercover agents were able to get weapons and fake bombs past screeners.
  12. unfriendly skies
    TSA Cracks Down on Uncharged Electronic DevicesForgetting your phone charger just got even worse.
  13. shootings
    Armed Officers Were on Break When Gunman Opened Fire at LAXBut hadn’t informed the dispatcher.
  14. flying the friendly skies
    TSA Is No Match for Crafty 9-Year-Old Boy Flying to Vegas Without TicketGovernment shutdown is a poor excuse.
  15. the internet
    The TSA Is Working on Its Social Media StrategyThere’s now an Instagram account.
  16. airport security
    TSA: Never Mind About the Small KnivesStill banned from planes.
  17. unfriendly skies
    TSA Isn’t Giving Sequester-Afflicted Travelers a BreakYou still can’t bring knives on planes.
  18. air travel
    Just Never Say ‘Bomb’ in an Airport It’s always more trouble than it’s worth.
  19. airport security
    Should Very Small Knives Be Allowed on Airplanes?The TSA says yes; Congress and flight attendants say no.
  20. the worst form of travel
    Newark TSA Better at Finding Vibrators Than They Are at Finding BombsFail.
  21. airport security
    TSA to Allow Wiffle Ball Bats, Pool Cues, Tiny KnivesStill no liquids.
  22. sticky situations
    Peanut Butter Connoisseur Allegedly Harassed by TSA, Forced to Eat Sub-par PBJQuite the sticky situation.
  23. airport security
    Airport Scanners Will No Longer Reveal Lumpy American FleshThe naked X-ray machines are being removed.
  24. the worst form of travel
    Police Nab TSA Thief With ‘Bait iPads’No one can resist a shiny Apple product.
  25. airport security
    Planes at JFK Just Get a Quick Once-Over, According to Security WorkersComforting.
  26. TSA Foils Kidnapping, Still Fails to Impress CongressThey’re still focused on all those criminal incidents.
  27. unexpected penises
    Is That a Bomb in Your Pants, or Do You Just Have the World’s Largest Penis?World’s largest penis. 
  28. animal news
    Man Busted at JFK With Nine Birds Up His SleeveSmall ones though.
  29. tsa
    Henry Kissinger Got a Pat Down at Airport SecurityHe took it in stride.
  30. Geraldo Rivera Was ‘Raped’Oh, no, it was just a TSA screening that thousands of people go through every day.
  31. tsa overkill
    Newark Airport Evacuated Over Baby Security Breach Never trust a baby. 
  32. Man Tries to Board Flight With a Knife Hidden in a Mayo JarPolice confiscated the knife and mayo and let the man board his flight.
  33. the worst form of travel
    Today in Ballsy TSA TheftsSomeone took $5,000 right out of a jacket.  
  34. paulitics
    Rand Paul Is a Drama QueenHe claims he was “detained” by the TSA today after he refused to have a pat down. 
  35. Travelers Rushing Through JFK Security Left Behind Nearly $47,000 Last YearWhich should pay for, like, one or two TSA security guards.
  36. money
    Passengers Left $409,085 at Airport Security Checkpoints in 2011Directly into the pocket of the TSA.
  37. the worst form of travel
    The TSA Is Writing Notes AgainMaaaaaybe.
  38. transportation
    Third Elderly Woman Says TSA Strip-Searched Her at JFKEveryone is suspect.
  39. TSA Apologizes for Alleged Strip SearchAnd oh — she’s 85.
  40. the worst form of travel
    TSA Agents Stole a Lot of Money From Someone’s LuggageThese people.
  41. the worst form of travel
    That Vibrator-Loving TSA Agent Has Been DisciplinedThe TSA isn’t messing around.
  42. the worst form of travel
    The TSA Just Wants You to Know That It Fully Supports Your Vibrator UseA blogger gets a creepy/hilarious note in her luggage.
  43. the worst form of travel
    The TSA Is Really Trying to Not Look at Your Gross Lumpy BodyNew scanning software will spare you your precious modesty.
  44. simply stunning
    Flying Into Newark Will Leave You Just Stunned!Coulda been literally.
  45. the worst form of travel
    If You Thought TSA Pat-Downs Were Intimate Enough Already…Terrorist groups want to surgically implant explosive devices on passengers’ bodies.
  46. witchy women
    Did the TSA Fire Carole Smith Because She’s a Witch?We’d think that’d be a career advantage.
  47. tsa
    Alaska Lawmaker Chooses Icy Boat Ride Over Airport Pat-DownAlaska lawmaker Sharon Cissna nixed a Seattle airport pat-down and will take the ferry home to Juneau.
  48. arianna!
    Arianna Huffington Busted for Using BlackBerry on Plane, Laughs It OffOther passengers, however, were not as amused.
  49. scary things
    Man Accidentally Brings Loaded Gun on Flight, Which Apparently Happens OftenAll the time, in fact. Literally, every time someone tries, according to some studies.
  50. hands across america
    Americans’ Political Engagment Extends As Far As Their UnderwearProtest underwear is the new bumper sticker.
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