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The inactivation of the body scanners

X-raying passengers for airline security became a lot less common in 2012.... Read more»

TSA to commission independent study of X-ray body scanners

The Transportation Security Administration will have the National Academy of Sciences study the health effects of X-ray body scanners used in airports.... Read more»

TSA X-ray body scanners sit idle in warehouse

Last month, the Transportation Security Administration said it was moving nearly half its X-ray body scanners from some of the nation's biggest airports to smaller ones. But it turns out that more than 90 of the controversial machines will sit in a Texas warehouse indefinitely, agency officials said Thursday.... Read more»

Scientists cast doubt on TSA tests of full-body scanners

Scientists with expertise in imaging and cancer say the evidence made public to support claims that airport body scanners are safe is unreliable.... Read more»1

Comic:

For your traveling inconvenience

President Obama regrets the inconvenience of backscatter scanners and "enhanced pat-downs" at airport security.... Read more»

Comic: Aviation

Backscatter blowback

The TSA agreed Friday to exempt uniformed pilots for U.S. carriers from enhanced pat-downs and full body scans. They're the only ones who are exempt.... Read more»2

Unemployment

Tucson job fair set for Saturday

Area job seekers will have a chance to meet with local firms and employment agencies at a job fair on Saturday.... Read more»