To worries about full-body X-ray at airports, add this: little-known Homeland Security searches of travelers' laptops, cellular phones, digital cameras and other electronics — without a stated reason.
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All passengers flying domestically and internationally on US airlines are now being checked against government watch lists through the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Secure Flight program. Not everything has gone smoothly, though. In his weekly interview with Federal News Radio, Homeland Security Today Editor David Silverberg discusses some of the glitches.
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