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A Kentucky mother said Wednesday that federal airport screeners wouldn't tell her why they were frisking her 6-year-old daughter, whose treatment was captured on a YouTube video that has sparked outrage.
A Kentucky couple wants the TSA to change how it screens children after their 6-year-old daughter was frisked at the New Orleans airport.
A shutdown of the federal government's nonessential services is inevitable. While a last-minute agreement between President Obama and House Republicans could put off the day of reckoning for another week, the spending-level and policy-priority impasse looks like it cannot be resolved without sending thousands of bureaucrats on an unexpected vacation.
"Am I going to run for office again? Right now, I might say 'no.' But I've learned after 59 years on this planet that you never say 'never.' If Congressman Ron Paul called me, I would consider being on his ticket. Whether I'm in as president or vice president, we'd have to flip a coin," Jesse Ventura tells Inside the Beltway, brimming with admiration for the Texas Republican.
The assertion made in the March 24 editorial that the Transportation Security Administration "dialed back" its screening procedures at any time is unfounded ("Groping for a TSA solution," Comment & Analysis, March 25).
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) hoped it could avoid a public revolt over its intrusive airport security measures by dialing back operations while scrutiny was at its peak over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. That didn't stop more than a dozen federal lawsuits that have since been filed against the agency by airline pilots and a former governor, among others. State lawmakers also are looking for change.
The commander of the new U.S. Cyber Command told Congress on Wednesday that threats of cyberwar continue to grow.
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