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Full-body scanners popping up at courthouses

Taking a trip during the holidays isn’t the only time that people might get a full-body scan to pass through security. People heading to court to testify, get a restraining order, pay a ticket or answer criminal charges could also face a full-body scan at courthouses. The U.S. Marshals Service, which is in charge of… Continue Reading Full-body scanners popping up at courthouses

Some in Colorado say scans make them feel safer

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Some travelers at Denver International Airport seemed resigned to full-body scans and pat-downs Monday, and others said they feel safer because of them. Few, if any, passengers said they were embarrassed or offended. “There was nothing intrusive at all,” said Kathaleen Quinlan of San Diego, who went through a full-body scan there before boarding a… Continue Reading Some in Colorado say scans make them feel safer

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TSA chief: Resisting scanners just means delays

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Despite tough talk on the Internet, there was little if any indication of a passenger revolt at many major U.S. airports, with very few people declining the X-ray scan that can peer through their clothes. Those who refuse the machines are subject to a pat-down search that includes the crotch and chest. Many travelers said… Continue Reading TSA chief: Resisting scanners just means delays

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