May 20, 2010 -International travelers coming to America from trusted countries will no longer have to deal with paper arrival and departure forms by the end of the summer, the Department of Homeland Security announced today.
Sep 18, 2009 -The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) FAST program aims to develop checkpoint technology that would notice the imperceptible and alert security screeners, reports The Boston Globe.(Updated at 11:43am)
Sep 16, 2009 -Amtrak could lose its pubic subsidy next year if it doesn't allow passengers to carry guns in checked baggage, after the Senate passed an amendment to its fiscal 2010 Transportation-Housing spending bill today.
Jul 24, 2009 -The United States government in cooperation with 29 countries have destroyed over 30,000 shoulder-to-air missile launchers, otherwise known as Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS) since 2003, reports the U.S. State Department.
Jul 13, 2009 -Black box flight recorders, which help investigators determine how a plane crash happened, are set to get a long-needed upgrade to ensure proper functioning during a crash: back-up batteries.
Mar 16, 2009 -The Department of Homeland Security has spent only a small percentage of the approximately $750 million Congress appropriated since 2006 to beef up train security, according to New Jersey's Star-Ledger.
Dec 15, 2008 -Greyhound Lines Inc. has instituted heightened security protocols at Canadian bus terminals after multiple passengers have been stabbed and one beheaded while riding buses in cities and across the countryside, reports The Los Angeles Times.