airport security


The Horrible Things That Happen to Trans People Going Through Airport Security

"Nine out of ten times I’ve gone through a body scanner, I’ve been flagged for having an 'abnormality in the groin region.'"


People Tell Us About the Crazy Stuff They Snuck Past Airport Security

"I didn't want to throw that gram of cocaine away. My grandmother lived through the war and raised me to never waste things."


Everything We Know About Richard Russell, the Man Who Stole and Crashed a Plane

The 29-year-old rambled about "sweet nothings" and doing "barrel rolls" to air traffic control before crashing the plane into an island in Washington.


How One Sex Toy Fucked an Entire Airport

Airport security somehow mistook it for a bomb.


U.S. officials apologize after a Canadian politician was asked to remove his turban

Navdeep Bains had already cleared airport security in Detroit when a TSA agent asked him to take off his turban


Film Crew Busted Trying to Sneak Fake Bomb Past Security, TSA Says

They were allegedly working on a story for CNBC.


If you’re flying to America, you’ll need to get to the airport another hour earlier

The new security screening procedures, which are still secret, affect airports in 105 countries with direct flights to the U.S.


The Nervous Immigrant's Guide to Getting Through Customs

"When you’re in that moment the fear takes over.”


Canada may join in on the electronics ban for flights from the Middle East

The U.S. and the U.K. have already forbidden electronics bigger than a phone from carry-on luggage on some flights


A Guy Got Caught in JFK with Ten Pounds of Cocaine in His Pants

Airport security said he looked a little too nervous and his pants were a little too tight.


Why Is the TSA So Bad at Handling Breast Milk?

In some cases, women have seen the bomb squad called for carrying breast milk through airport security.