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    Get Ready to Take Books Out of Your Carry-on Bags

    In addition to taking out laptops and liquids, U.S. air passengers may soon be required to remove all books and paper materials from their carry-on luggage and allow TSA agents to thumb through their contents when passing through security checks. The update is part of a slew of proposed changes to airport security, including asking […]

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    Emirates and Turkish Airlines Announce Laptop Ban Has Been Lifted

    Both Emirates and Turkish Airways announced Wednesday that they are now officially exempt from the U.S. ban on laptops in airplane cabins, NBC News reported. “Emirates has been working hard in coordination with various aviation stakeholders and the local authorities to implement heightened security measures and protocols that meet the requirements of the U.S. Department […]

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    Hilary Duff Robbed After Sharing Vacation Photos on Instagram

    If Instagram is any indication, Hilary Duff had a fantastic vacation with family and friends in Canada. The “Younger” star shared several photos of her travels, including a few snaps of her and her son Luca enjoying a helicopter ride, tubing in a lake and sitting on the dock sharing a snack. ❤️✈️ A post shared […]

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    Comic Books Banned From Checked Luggage During Comic-Con

    Each summer, comic book lovers from all over the world descend on San Diego for Comic-Con. The event allows fans to come face-to-face with the actors who portray their favorite superheroes on screen and also gives them the opportunity to get a few of their prized comic books signed by the authors, actors, and creators. However, this […]

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    Report Finds Almost No Scientific Basis for TSA’s Screening Methods

    Air passengers have been subject to increasingly invasive procedures from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in recent years — including “intimate” pat-downs, removal of all food from carry-on luggage, and now separation of reading materials. Many travelers have silently gone through security screenings under the assumption that the methods were keeping the U.S. safe from […]

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    U.S. could expand electronics ban to all flights to Europe

    After weeks of deliberation, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security could soon extend its electronics ban to flights to and from Europe. Within the coming weeks, travelers could no longer be able to bring large electronics on flights to and from Europe, according to aviation analyst Alex Macheras, who said an official White House announcement […]

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    What every traveler should know about Zika this summer

    Officials from Brazil announced last week that the crisis over the Zika virus had ended in the country: The number of cases of Zika in Brazil this year dropped by 95 percent between January and April compared to the same period in 2016, and no deaths were reported, compared to eight deaths last year. But […]