The woman who became the focus of a fresh TSA controversy after she groped an airport screener and was subsequently arrested for “sex abuse,” was concerned about getting cancer from repeatedly having to pass through radiation-firing naked body scanne
Yukari Mihamae is a unbidden hero. A person who finally had enough. A worm who turned. May the TSA thug who encountered Mihamae regret it the rest of her life and may ALL of her supervisors up the ladder regret it far more.
Last weekend, a Tennessee woman was arrested at the Nashville airport for disorderly conduct after she refused TSA security measures for her children. The woman didn’t want her two children to have to go through a whole-body-imaging scanner. When a T
We hear a lot of complaints about security screeners groping airline passengers. But now, a Colorado woman is accused of putting her hands on a TSA agent at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Court records show 61-year-old Yukari Miha
A Kirkland family has filed a complaint claiming their 6-year-old son was singled out by TSA for a hand-search. KING 5's Tonya Mosley has the story.
While most Transportation Security Administration employees are busy groping people or taking naked pictures of them, the cops say one of those employees was putting fliers' electronics down his pants. The Broward Sheriff's Office says 30-year-old
If you fly within the US in the future, keep your expression neutral, do not blink too much or too little, and do not sweat. Carefully maintain a normal respiration and heart beat as you submit to demands from Homeland Security agents. If you questio
"Excuse me Madam, I need to check you breast implants"
Say what you want about the Transportation Security Administration and their use of body scanners. TSA has proven that the deterrent they have established is working. Consider the following:
For the first time, a jumbo jet used a blend of biofuel and kerosene on a transatlantic flight. Also KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced a biofuel supply agreement to commence regular flights on a biofuel-petroleum blend on 200 Amsterdam-to-Paris runs
Militants from al Qaeda's Yemeni branch are considering surgically implanting explosive devices in would-be suicide bombers, possibly with the aim of blowing up airliners, U.S. officials said. Terrorists might attempt to board planes with explosives
The quadrocopters at ETH Zurich’s Flying Machine Arena already have some amazing autonomous moves. But engineers want to make them easier and more intuitive to control, so they turned to the Kinect.
Its Transition aircraft just received a few special exemptions from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that further clear the way for first deliveries of the vehicle, which are now slated for late next year.
95 year-old women humiliated; children molested; disabled people abused; men and women subjected to unwarranted groping and touching of their most private areas; involuntary radiation exposure. If the perpetrators were a gang of criminals
Documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request show that the Transportation Security Administration dismissed concerns from its employees about the radiation emitted by body imaging machines at airport security checkpoints.
This is a contender for Best Medical Evacuation Ever. When a contractor at the huge U.S. science center in Antarctica got sick, Air Force pilots strapped on night-vision goggles to fly a C-17 around volcanic ash clouds to get the guy out of the frigi
A hospital consultant was grounded after he refused to go through a ‘naked’ X-ray scanner at an airport, claiming it could give him cancer.
Texas lawmakers adjourned their special session Wednesday without passing a ban on Transportation Security Administration pat-downs, to the dismay of staunch conservative critics of the agency.
Naked scanners, the controversial imaging devices used by the Transportation Security Administration to look for hidden weapons at airports, are making their way to Afghanistan. The Army announced late Wednesday that they’ll buy $248 million worth
Investigators say Olajide Oluwaseun Noibi, a Nigerian, boarded Virgin America Flight 415 to Los Angeles without a valid passport or identification, using an expired boarding pass for a flight the day before that belonged to someone else.
The Texas House on Monday gave preliminary approval to legislation that prohibits invasive pat-downs by federal airport security agents after incorporating changes that led House Speaker Joe Straus to drop his resistance to the bill. The Senate pa
Newly released internal government documents, obtained via the Freedom Of Information Act, reveal that the TSA, and specifically the head of the Department of Homeland Security, “publicly mischaracterized” the findings of the...
FOIA documents reveal how “large number of workers have been falling victim to cancer, strokes and heart disease”
The Transportation Security Administration has denied that its agents required a 95-year-old woman to remove her adult diaper last week before allowing her to pass a screening checkpoint at Northwest Florida Regional Airport.
Jean Weber of Destin filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security after her 95-year-old mother was detained and extensively searched last Saturday while trying to board a plane to fly to Michigan to be with family members during the fin
Need a knife? A snow globe? A grenade-shaped belt buckle? Someone may have left one for you at a Texas airport. The Austin American-Statesman reports that the Texas state surplus store offers various airport contraband for low, low prices.
It flew through the House with nary a word against it in the regular session.
Six days before a college football player was arrested at San Francisco International Airport in a dispute that began when a US Airways employee asked him to pull up his sagging pants, a man who was wearing little but women's undergarments was allowe
An Austrian engineering firm debuted a new type of hovercraft at the Paris Air Show this week, claiming it can take off and land vertically without using any rotor blades or fixed wings.
Kurt Haskell one of the witnesses aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253 n December 25, 2009,when Nigerian citizen Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab attempted to detonate plastic explosives hidden in his underwear.