TSA

LGBTQ

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.'"
Leila Ettachfini
8.27.19
government shutdown

Flights are delayed at LaGuardia because of the government shutdown

Other airports across the East Coast are experiencing delays as well, although the reasons are unclear.
Emma Ockerman
1.25.19
government shutdown

"We cannot even calculate the level of risk" during the shutdown, airline workers say

Air traffic controllers, flight attendants, and pilots are saying that critical resources and security measures are strained.
Emma Ockerman
1.24.19
Comics!

'TSA,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Tara accidentally gives a TSA worker a show after spilling water all over her white shirt.
Tara Booth
1.23.19
Shutdown

A man with a gun in his carry-on was able to board a flight from Atlanta to Tokyo

The TSA rejected the notion that the security lapse had anything to do with the federal shutdown.
Tess Owen
1.15.19
Thanksgiving

What's with All the 'How to Take Your Turkey on a Plane' Articles?

Who is actually trying to take an entire turkey on a plane? And why?
Hannah Keyser
11.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Can Bring Your Weed to the LA Airport Now

LAX is totally cool with passengers packing it in their carry-ons—but if it's illegal where you land, that's on you.
River Donaghey
9.28.18
Motherboard

A Man Tried to Smuggle a Python Onto a Plane Inside a Hard Drive Enclosure

The snake stowaway has been confiscated by the US Fish and Wildlife Services.
Becky Ferreira
7.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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

It was allegedly working on a story for CNBC.
River Donaghey
1.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The TSA Is Still Pretty Terrible at Detecting Threats

Airport security reportedly failed around 80 percent of its recent security tests, conducted by undercover agents.
Drew Schwartz
11.9.17
super

Homeland Security Will Begin “Heightened Screening” of Phones on All US-Bound Flights

In March, the agency announced a ban on electronics on US-bound flights coming from the Middle East and North Africa.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.28.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Turns Out It's Totally Cool to Have a 20-Pound Lobster in Your Suitcase

As one New England traveler proved Sunday.
Drew Schwartz
6.26.17
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