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The Whole-Body Challenge

One phase of the debate over whole-body imaging ended on Christmas Day—but now new questions are being raised about deploying the technology. Keep Reading

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Funding & Resources: Talking about 2011 – already

The president’s 2011 budget was released on Feb. 1, and although experience has shown that we still have a long way to go before we know precisely what has and has not been funded for 2011, and for how much, the budget request provides us with a unique opportunity to cut through some of the… Keep Reading

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US officials try to address air security worries

The Department of Homeland Security said on Friday it is trying to address concerns of pilots about stepped-up screening at US airports and worries in the travel industry that fliers will limit trips because of more rigorous checks.

 

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Report Reveals Huge Air Cargo Security Hole

There is a gaping hole in aviation security, a hole so big about one billion pounds of cargo fly right through it every year -- cargo on passenger planes coming into this country that never gets inspected, reports CBS News investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian .

 

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Big-Ticket Buying

This will be a year of major purchases across the Department of Homeland Security. Keep Reading

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DHS and the Stimulus

Receiving Recovery Act money means that spending choices must be made—and quickly. Keep Reading

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3 flight school students defend actions, admit to expired visas

Three Brazilian nationals suspected of being in the country illegally while studying to be pilots at a flight school in Stow admitted last night that they do not have active visas and questioned why the federal Transportation Security Administration cleared them for the training.

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American Sikhs Decry Screenings

Three national Sikh advocacy and civil rights organizations have said federal transportation officials plan to always search turbans at airport screening stations, even if wearers pass through state-of-the-art body imaging scanners.

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Skipping the Line at Customs

These days, you don't have to be rich and famous to get the VIP treatment and zip through some of the nation's busiest airport customs checkpoints.

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US steps up screening after bomb plot

US officials dramatically increased the screening of incoming air cargo following the interception on Friday of two explosive devices believed to have originated in Yemen, as a renewed debate emerged over how much resources federal officials and private companies should devote to such screening.

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