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International air travelers retrieve their baggage at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

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International air travelers retrieve their baggage at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Bloomberg by the Numbers: $531,000

That’s about how much unclaimed money the Transportation Security Administration collected at airport security checkpoints in fiscal year 2012. The House is expected to pass a bill that would transfer unclaimed money to “nonprofit organizations that provide travel-related services to...

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TSA employees demonstrate an advanced image technology (AIT) millimeter wave scanner using new Automated Target Recognition software at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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TSA employees demonstrate an advanced image technology (AIT) millimeter wave scanner using new Automated Target Recognition software at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada.

TSA to Mica: You Have No Jurisdiction

House Republicans haven’t tired of working over one of their favorite punching bags, the Transportation Security Administration, holding more than two dozen hearings in 2011 and 2012. Agency Administrator John Pistole now is drawing the line. Pistole not only sent word today that...

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