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1.6 million people were screened at US airports on Thursday, the highest since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

A TSA officer wears a mask at Logan International Airport in Boston. Brian Snyder/Reuters The Transportation Security Administration has said that 1.6 million people were screened at US airports on Thursday, calling it the highest figure since March 2020.It said that 2,555,342 passengers were screened on the same day in 2019 - before the pandemic - and 190,863 were screened on the same day in 2020, when the pandemic was more severely affecting the US.TSA's New England branch said Thursd...
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What we'll miss about pandemic travel: Cheap tickets, empty middle seats, short TSA lines

There were some upsides to traveling during the COVID pandemic: Fares were dirt cheap, flights weren't crowded and passengers sailed through TSA.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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80 clever and thoughtful gifts for him - at every budget

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Hollis Johnson/Crystal Cox/Business Insider Whether he's your brother, partner, dad, or friend, you're probably looking for a gift for him. To make shopping easier, we came up with a list of 80 thoughtful gifts for the special man in your life. Our picks cover all budgets and tastes, from a Cameo video message to a charcoal grill. Need more gift ideas? Check out all of our Insider Reviews gift g...
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House Democrats Say Title 5 Protections Would Fix TSA’s Morale, Retention Woes

Advocates say now is the time to grant airport screeners with the same protections enjoyed by the rest of the federal workforce, including their bosses.
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9 of the best Away suitcases and travel accessories we've tested

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Away Away makes some of our favorite luggage and travel accessories. Offerings go far beyond classic suitcases and include totes, packing cubes, pet carriers, and more. We rounded up our favorite Away luggage pieces, all based on first-hand testing. See more stories on Insider's business page. First founded in 2015, Away luggage has become a staple among millennial travelers in particular thanks to ...
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Europe may allow vaccinated US travelers this summer. Here are the documents you'll need and how to know when it's safe.

A federal police officer checks the document of a passenger who landed from Prague at Frankfurt Airport in Germany. Boris Roessler/picture alliance via Getty Images European countries could accept fully vaccinated US travelers this summer. Americans would need to prove they've had their shots, but the specific rules may vary by country. Greece and Iceland, among the few countries already open to US tourists, are accepting CDC cards. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hol...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Science, London, News, Greece, Cdc, France, Germany, Boston, US, Trends, Eu, Spain, European Union


The Latest: India opens vaccination to all adults amid surge

By The Associated Press NEW DELHI — India has opened vaccinations to all adults in hopes of taming a monstrous spike in COVID-19 infections. The world’s largest maker of vaccines is still short of critical supplies — the result of lagging manufacturing and raw material shortages. Those factors delayed the rollout in several states. Only a fraction of India’s population likely can afford the prices charged by private hospitals for the shot. That means states and the federal government will be in ...
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The Latest: Las Vegas casino capacity, crowds increase

By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas has increased its casino capacity and more pandemic-weary tourists are arriving at the entertainment city. Casino capacity on the Strip increased to 80% and person-to-person distancing drops to 3 feet on Saturday. The boom began in mid-March when casino occupancy went from 35% to 50% under state health guidelines. Among the first arrivals were people ages 60 and older who were recently vaccinated with time and disposable income. Analysts said pent-up...
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TSA has extended its face-mask requirement for travelers on planes, buses, and trains until September 13

A traveler at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo The TSA on Friday extended its mask mandate until September 13. Masks "remain an important tool in defeating this pandemic," said Darby LaJoye, a TSA official. First-time violations will still carry $250 fines. See more stories on Insider's business page. The TSA on Friday extended its requirement that travelers wear masks in airports and on commercial flights until September 13."The federal mask requirement...
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TSA extends public transportation mask requirement through Sept. 13

A federal mask mandate for passengers on public transportation will remain in place through Sept. 13, the Transportation Security...
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The Latest: TSA Extends Mask Mandate on Planes to September

The Transportation Security Administration has extended a requirement that passengers on planes, trains and buses wear face masks.
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TSA extends transportation mask requirement until September 13

The Transportation Security Administration is extending the Biden-era transportation mask mandate.
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New Super-Sized Swiss Army Knife Is a Reminder That Airports Could Profit From Forgetful Travelers

Although nowhere near as massive as Wenger’s Swiss Army Knife Giant that famously packed 87 implements into a seven-pound tool, Victorinox’s new 73-function Swiss Champ XXL will still stretch your pocket to its breaking point. It comes with a price tag that will break any forgetful owner’s heart the day the TSA has to…Read more...
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Department of Homeland Security Pushes REAL ID Deadline To 2023

The federal government is delaying the deadline for the REAL ID enforcement for a second time. The regulation was put in place in 2005 as a way to ensure travelers' identities following the 9/11 attacks, according to the DHS. Only recently did all 50 states come into compliance. ABC News reports: Every domestic air traveler 18 and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or identification card, state-issued enhanced driver's license or another TSA-acceptable form of identification be...
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The 12 best wallets that keep your cash and cards well-organized

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Dagne Dover/Instagram We tried out some of the best wallets on the market, including bifold, zippered, and travel styles. Form, function, and storage were all considered in determining which wallets are worth purchasing. Some wallets include special features such as RFID-blocking technology and water-resistant fabrics. If you're the kind of person who's stored every credit card you have in your ...
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Airline passenger attempted to smuggle bag of meth inside a breakfast burrito

At Houston's Hobby Airport, Transportation Security Administration agents nabbed an airline passenger attempting to smuggle a bag of methamphetamine inside a breakfast burrito. What a great combination for all-day energy! From KTRK: Officers said the person tried to insist it was just a breakfast burrito. — Read the rest
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Expired registration tags are irritating — but the offenders likely will pay

Q. On my morning walk I see license plate tags that expired in 2020 and a few in 2019. I can see forgetting to put a registration tag on for a month or two. But I guess luck just lets the ones with tags that expired six, 12, 18 months ago avoid getting a ticket. What is the law on license plate tags and the fine if the owner gets caught? – Mike Crane, Downey A. One day over the expiration date and you could be cited. When the owner is cited is solely left up to officers’ discretion. The offender...
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Can you take full-sized sunscreens in your carry-on luggage? TSA says NO

We were excited to see numerous reports that the USA’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) revised their rules to allow full-sized sunscreen in carry-on luggage. Then, we became concerned when we couldn’t find any information on the TSA’s website that matched the reports. We reached out directly to the TSA for clarification. Their AskTSA account was very helpful and promptly replied to our questions. When asked about the reports, their response was as follows: So, unfortunately, “full...
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Inside America's first private terminal for millionaires

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is home to America's first private terminal. The Private Suite is popular among the world's celebrities and millionaires. The terminal has 12 individual suites, its own TSA check, and a fleet of BMWs that drive guests to their planes. Non-members can utilize the suite for $4,000 per international flight. See more stories on Insider's business page. Following is a transcript of the video.Narrator: Airports suck. Camping out in customs lines, sp...
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Keep Valuables Safe with the Best Anti-Theft Backpacks

According to statistics, there is an estimated more than 400,000 of pickpocketing incidents that happen throughout the globe. In the U.S., it is unfortunate to know that this particular crime is on the rise in areas like San Francisco, Manhattan and Chicago. Thus, it is best that you make use of anti-theft backpacks whenever you are in transit, anywhere you go. Anti-theft backpacks include features which will make storage of valuable essentials easy to do. Here are some of our top choices. ...
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The Best Travel-Friendly Laundry Detergent Options

Keeping your clothes clean can be an issue when traveling. If you want to avoid bearing the weight of dirty, smelly clothes while on the road, it is best that you are prepared with the right travel-friendly laundry items in case laundromats are far and few in your destination. Here are some of our top laundry detergent sheet choices. Top Questions Is handwashing a practical idea? How do you handwash clothing pieces in the sink or bath tub? Where can I dry my clothes? ...
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Spotting a liar isn't as easy as you think. Here's why verbal cues may be better indicators than nonverbal signs that someone is lying

Nonverbal cues like talking with your hands are not reliable indicators of a liar. 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Behaviors such as an averted gaze, fidgeting, and stuttering are commonly thought of as signs of lying. However, scientific evidence doesn't support that these nonverbal cues can prove someone is lying. Instead, listen to verbal cues and magnify the differences between what liars and truth-tellers say. See more stories on Insider's business page. Police thought that 17-y...
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Judge Says DEA, TSA Can Continue To Be Sued For Stealing Cash From Airline Passengers (techdirt)

The DEA's love for taking cash from travelers has gotten it sued. Again. In August 2019, DEA agents -- working with TSA agents -- took more than $80,000 from Rebecca Brown, who was carrying her father's (Terry Rolin) savings through an airport on her way home to put it in a bank account he could use to pay for dental work and truck repairs. Working under the assumption that the mere existence of cash is illegal, the DEA and TSA lifted the cash from Rebecca Brown, claiming it was "suspicious." ...
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Record Travel On Easter Weekend Follows Updated CDC Guidelines

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Record Travel On Easter Weekend Follows Updated CDC Guidelines

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I visited the newly designed private terminal at LAX and saw why wealthy travelers are spending thousands for a membership

Visiting PS, the private terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. Thomas Pallini/Insider PS, the private terminal at LAX, has been a haven for wealthy travelers looking to avoid the traveling public. As a result, memberships have been surging as the wealthy want a more private experience. I visited a newly redesigned suite and saw first-hand what they're paying thousands of dollars for. See more stories on Insider's business page. PS opened in 2017 as the Private Suite, ...
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31 Father's Day gifts for dads who love to travel, from custom luggage tags to a Disney Plus subscription for in-flight entertainment

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Instagram/@staycourant If the father figure in your life loves to travel or needs to for work, traditional Father's Day gifts like a classic tie or a set of cufflinks may not be the best option. Instead, try a more thoughtful approach with a gift he'll be able to use when he's flying off to a business meeting or on a road trip for fun.Even if he doesn't have travel plans right now, with v...
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‘I’m Helping Save Lives’: UC Davis Cash Incentive Working As Students Skip Spring Break Travel

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