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Stories with person: John S. Pistole
  • Obama nominates No. 2 at Coast Guard to run TSA 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 5:32 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama nominated the U.S. Coast Guard's second-in-command on Tuesday to run the Transportation Security Administration, tasking Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger with keeping passengers safe amid increasingly complex threats from the Middle East and beyond.

  • Firms push high-tech solutions to fortify airport perimeters story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-10-15 6:12 pm

    Technology firms increasingly pitch new sensors and software to U.S. airports as a way to bolster exterior security and keep intruders out, but such digital barriers come with a hefty price tag and don't always work.

  • AP investigation details perimeter breaches at US airports 
    Updated: Apr-09-15 12:43 pm

    Several hundred times over the last decade, intruders have hopped fences, slipped past guardhouses, crashed their cars through gates or otherwise breached perimeter security at the nation's busiest airports - sometimes even managing to climb aboard jets.