airport security

What’s behind the new airport security measures
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Obama administration is implementing tighter security measures at foreign airports that have direct flights to the U.S. out of concern that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security.
Security Report Cites 2013 LA Airport Shooting
The Transportation Security Administration is recommending armed officers be posted at airport security checkpoints during peak hours. This follows a nationwide review in response to a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport by a 23-year-old New Jersey man last fall.
New TSA Policy on Knives, Bats Sparks Backlash
Flight attendants, pilots, federal air marshals and even insurance companies are part of a growing backlash to the Transportation Security Administration's new policy allowing passengers to carry small knives and sports equipment like souvenir baseball bats and golf clubs onto planes.

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