Gov. Rick Perry announced he had added legislation that would make it illegal for TSA agents to engage in “intrusive touching” at airports security checkpoints without probable cause to the list of items for the legislature to consider during the spe
A bill that would criminalize invasive TSA pat downs in Texas has risen like a phoenix from the flames, with Governor Rick Perry being forced to include the item on the agenda for the current special session of the legislature...
A quadriplegic man from Fort Collins was forced off a Frontier Airlines plane because a pilot said it wasn't safe for him to fly. His mother, Kathleen Morris, said there was no problem two days earlier when her son flew Frontier from Denver Inter
Forty people died late Monday when a Russian plane crashed onto a highway near Petrozavodsk airport in Karelia, northwest Russia, the emergency situations ministry said as quoted by Russian news agencies.
n one of the most demanding spaces in any job, the digital vs. paper argument takes on a whole new level of importance.
When newlyweds Michael and Kimberly Miranda arrived at their local airport in Columbus they were looking forward to a dream Caribbean honeymoon.
The first time retired computer engineer Jack Clemens tried to build a scale model of the USS Macon, a helium-filled naval airship lost in bad weather in 1935
Airbus has seen the future, and it's spacious, sunlit and full of interactive screens. Oh, and cocktails will be served in the virtual bar, assuming someone isn’t playing 18 holes in there.
US transport authorities announced Friday the sacking of more than 30 staff at Honolulu International Airport for failing to screen baggage properly for explosives.
The young woman who filmed this notes that “This elderly lady was made to remove her neck brace, get out of her wheelchair, go into a private room and partially disrobe after a body scan.
Despite using advanced technology that lets planes practically fly themselves, airline pilots are still bogged down by a lingering 20th-century artifact: Paper. Now at least one commercial airline is adopting cockpit iPads
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Texas could become the first State to pass a bill criminalizing invasive pat-downs by agents of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Near the end of the regular session HB 1937 passed the State House unanimously yet stalled in the State
The U.S. government paid a paltry $2350 to settle a lawsuit brought by a Texas woman who sued the Transportation Security Administration after her breasts were exposed during a vigorous frisking at a Texas airport, records show.
Libertarians have never had an easier job exposing the true nature of government. The TSA has unwittingly handed us a wonderful teaching opportunity. If the best way to make a vegetarian is a tour of the slaughter house, videos of the TSA are a great
The personal data of millions of passengers who fly between the US and Europe, including credit card details, phone numbers and home addresses, may be stored by the US department of homeland security for 15 years, according to a draft agreement betwe
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Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice upped the ante in a high-stakes political game of chicken.
A month before he flew a plane carrying former U.S. senator Ted Stevens into an Alaskan mountain last summer, pilot Terry Smith seemed so unfocused on one occasion that an aviation museum staff member worried that he was unfit to fly their planes, ac
As terrorists can also easily get on frequent flier programs, however, the people that are selected to be “Trusted Travelers” will be thoroughly screened and have their background information checked before approval.
Why doesn’t Janet Napolitano’s TSA just start using prison inmates to conduct grope downs and naked porno scans of people traveling through US airports?
Agency perverts meaning of Constitutional protections in response to state’s new law against federal groping
An Emirates A380 being struck by lighting has been caught on video. It shows a dramatic series of lighting bolts hitting the world's largest commercial plane as it prepared to land in London.
This past weekend, Yves Rossy, a 51-year-old former Swiss fighter pilot and renowned daredevil, flew over the Grand Canyon powered by a winged jet pack. A helicopter dropped Rossy, a.k.a. "JetMan," from an altitude of 8,000 ft (2,400 m) above the
Investigators have located and recovered the missing memory unit of the flight data recorder of a 2009 Air France flight — a remarkable deep-sea discovery they hope will explain why the aircraft went down in a remote area of the mid-Atlantic, killing
A team of Swiss adventurers are preparing their solar-powered plane for its first international flight next month. The Solar Impulse team says the flights to Belgium and France are a big challenge because the plane will need to navigate across int
By the time people get around to complaining that those in power have "gone too far," the actual PRINCIPLE involved is usually long since dead and buried.
In the video below, the former beauty queen who held the Miss America title in 2003, Susie Castillo, said a TSA “screener” fondled her vagina during an intrusive pat-down.
That meeting, motivated by what happened to sawyer last November, when a rough airport patdown ruptured his urostomy bag. Tom Sawyer: "Off came the urostomy bag and urine." An embarrassing moment that quickly gained national attention, motivati
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport officials released surveillance video that shows debris swirling inside the airport as workers and passengers run to take cover when the EF2 tornado hit. The damage to the Lambert Airport is estimated to be in