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Airport check-ins for passengers are heading for higher technological ground. The Transportation Security Administration is testing a system that checks identification and boarding passes by machine rather than the standard visual check by officers.
If you've ever been browbeaten, barked at or belittled by a TSA agent — and let's be honest, who among us hasn't? — then you've got a friend in Sen. Harry Reid. He plans to ask Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to tell airport security workers to be nicer.
Legislation is being considered that would end the perk first class and airline elite passengers enjoy today — preferred security lines at airports nationwide.
Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary for Homeland Security, told CNBC Thursday she doesn’t know how vulnerable U.S. businesses are to cyber attacks, because private companies aren’t required to disclose that information.
For harried business travelers, time is money. Many products and services are billed as ways to get you to the airport gate sooner. But does it pay to spend a few extra dollars to save time in the TSA security line?
Airport security officials see a lot of things show up in our luggage. Spear guns and tear gas grenades. Snakes. Bathtubs?
The risk of a break-up of the euro zone is “vastly overplayed” and a collapse of the single currency area is out of the question, Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group told CNBC on Tuesday.
An airline lobbying group, the IATA hsa proposed a new concept for airport passengers, where travelers would stop only briefly to identify themselves before entering a tunnel-like structure where machines would screen them for metals, explosives and other banned items as they walked through, reports the New York Times.
CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.
Ten years ago today, in response to the enormous tragedy of September 11, 2001, the United States invaded Afghanistan. So began the long road of endless war, endless suffering, endless spending, and endless death.
Insight on Cantor Ftizgerald's charity event for the 9/11 fund, with Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO, who also discusses the bank contagion from Europe, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
Suspected security threats rattled air travelers and temporarily shut down terminals at a number of U.S. airports Sunday, on the the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Like many other journalists, CNBC staff watched events unfold in real time while also reporting them live. Here are four snapshots from 9/11.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer remembers his experience in Manhattan during the attacks of September 11th.
CNBC's Mark Haines' reaction to the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th 2001.
A decade later, there are many stories of how businesses rebuilt after that fateful day. Insight on how Cantor Fitzgerald, which lost 658 employees, was able to rebuild, with Howard Lutnick, Cantor Fitzgerald chairman/CEO.
U.S. Homeland Security officials said a credible 9/11 terror threat is of some concern, saying it has more credibility than some chatter it's heard in recent days.
Companies that have dominated the toy market have sometimes rolled out products that may have seemed like a joke to potential buyers. Here are a few examples.
For four years, a doctor commuted between his clinics in Texas in a $5 million turboprop with jazzy metallic stripes and ruby stones embedded on the drink cabinet inside. The plane featured exotic wood veneers and polished chrome, and his daughter’s initials were in the tail number. The New York Times reports.
Ten years after the attacks on September 11, we still don’t live in a world where we are free from terror threats. But we have made great progress on how to best communicate those threats in a way that makes us all a little bit safer.