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AIT scanners see through clothing to photograph the entire body to reveal undisclosed objects. Increasing use of the scanner at airports by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is being met with outrage by many US travelers. Passengers who refuse an X-ray scan are required to undergo an intimate pat down by TSA agents.

TSA Replaces Controversial X-Ray Scanners At LAX

Efficiency – and not radiation and privacy fears – was cited as the primary factor in the TSA’s decision to replace the controversial scanners.

10/22/2012

(credit: CBS)

NASA Launches X-Ray Telescope Over Pacific Ocean

NASA has a new X-ray eye in the sky. The space agency’s latest X-ray telescope was boosted into orbit Wednesday to begin a two-year mission to search for black holes and other hard-to-see celestial objects.

06/13/2012

(credit: Transportation Security Administration)

Man Arrested After Trying To Smuggle Meth In Potato Chip Bags At LAX

A Compton man is facing federal charges after trying to smuggle methamphetamine inside potato chips bags at Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2011

(Credit: AP)

Scientists Catch X-Rays From Lightning

Researchers for the first time have captured X-ray images of lightning, a feat that they hope will help them better predict how lightning moves.

12/14/2010

Donna D'Errico stars in "Baywatch." (credit: Getty Images)

Former ‘Baywatch’ Babe Claims TSA Targeted Her

Former “Baywatch” star and Playboy Playmate Donna D’Errico claims she was singled out during a security screening at LAX because of her good looks.

12/09/2010