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Government replaces body scanners at some airports

The federal government is quietly removing full-body X-ray scanners from seven major airports and replacing them with a different type of machine that produces a cartoon-like outline instead of the naked images that have been compared to a virtual strip search....


Security on rise nationwide for 9/11 anniversary

The federal government is escalating security around the country in preparation for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and conducting confidential briefings with state and local law enforcement organizations. But officials say there is no specific indication that a terror plot against the U.S. is under way....


11 airports to get full-body scanners

11 airports to get full-body scanners

The federal government is starting to deploy full-body imaging machines at an additional 11 airports across the United States, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Friday.


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