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TSA Screening Less Passengers Than Year Ago

(CNN) - The number of people passing through security checkpoints at U.S. airports has decreased compared to last year. It's the latest sign that Americans are steering clear of air travel amid concerns about coronavirus. TSA officers screened just…

U.S. Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Now In Place

(CNN) -U.S. travel restrictions are now in place to try to contain the Wuhan coronavirus. They began Sunday evening And, they bar foreign nationals from entering the U.S. if they've visited China in the previous two weeks. U.S. citizens…

TSA Issues New Guidelines For U.S. Flights

(CNN) - The TSA is sending out a new security directive to airlines in the United States amid the rapid spread of the coronavirus. The new guidelines will reportedly go into effect Sunday. The airlines will be required to…

TSA: New Record For Guns Caught At Airports

(CNN) - The Transportation Security Administration says it took a record-high number of guns at airport checkpoints across the U.S. in 2019. TSA officers found more than 4,400 guns in carry-on bags or on passengers. That's up 5% from…

TSA Screened Nearly 44 Mil People During Holiday Travel

(CNN) - Travelers this holiday season may have noticed airports seemed busier than years passed. The Transportation Security Administration says it screened nearly 44 million passengers between December 19th and January 5th. That's a four percent increase from the…

TSA Estimates 42 Million Passengers Over The Holidays

(CNN) - 'Tis the season for long airport lines! 42 million people are expected to fly this holiday season. The Transportation Security Administration says that's up 3.9% from last year. TSA says the increase in travelers could lead to…

TSA Reverses Decision On Star Wars Coke Bottles

(CNN) - I guess the force was with Star Wars fans this time! The TSA has reversed its decision to ban these Star-Wars themed Coke bottles from flights. Disney sells the bottles exclusively at Star Wars lands in Anaheim,…

TSA Considered Ending Pilot Security Program

(CNN) - It's happened to most of us. You're waiting in line at the airport and you watch flight attendants and pilots fly through security. Sure, you get a little jealous. It's called the 'known crewmember program.' But the…

Kevin Bacon Busted By TSA For Packing A Potato

(CNN) - You may want your potato served with bacon, but the TSA is skeptical of Bacon's potato. Actor Kevin Bacon shared a photo of a sweet potato officers flagged in his carry-on during a recent trip. He told…

TSA Collected Nearly $1M In Loose Change In 2018

(CNN) - Getting through airport security requires taking off shoes, emptying pockets, and removing metals, but that means passengers often forget something. Spare change seems to be left behind often. The Transportation Security Administration says, that adds up to…