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Airlines spending millions to cut TSA lines

U.S. airlines and airports are spending millions on added workers to avoid a repeat of long security lines as the coming Memorial Day weekend kicks off what’s expected to be a record year for summer travel. 41 more words

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Chicago Woman Sues Homeland Security After DACA Renewal Denied

By Wendy Widom

Chicago — A Whitney Young alumna and vocal advocate for undocumented immigrants filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a federal agency after her request to be allowed to stay in the United States was denied. 437 more words


Federal Officials Deny Dayton's Request For REAL ID Extension

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Federal officials have again denied Gov. Mark Dayton’s request for more time to comply with stronger driver’s license standards to board planes. 117 more words


TSA reveals plan to reduce wait times

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will immediately increase the use of overtime and work to quickly bring in more screening officers to help alleviate long lines at airport security checkpoints, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Friday. 907 more words


"The Senate’s Most Endangered Incumbent": A Republican Senator And His Beloved Conspiracy Theory

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), who’s up for re-election this year, has an incentive to appear as moderate and level-headed as possible. He is, after all, a Republican running in a pretty blue state, sharing a ballot with Donald Trump in a presidential election year. 510 more words


Homeland Security Director Outlines Plan To Speed Up Airport Security Lines

Following weeks of complaints from airlines, airport personnel, lawmakers, industry groups, and, of course, passengers about seemingly unending security lines at airports around the country, the Department of Homeland Security says it will take immediate steps to address the concerns, including hiring more screeners and approving the use of increased overtime.  232 more words