New TSA rules require travelers to turn on phones, laptops during screening process

Passengers headed to the U.S. from some overseas

Passengers headed to the U.S. from some overseas airports will soon have to power on their electronic devices while passing through security checkpoints. (July 7, 2014 6:56 PM)

Passengers headed to the U.S. from some overseas airports will soon have to power on their electronic devices while passing through security checkpoints.

The Transportation Security Administration says it is concerned terrorists are developing bombs that can slip past security and be hidden inside electronics.

If devices don't power up, they won't be allowed on planes. Travelers could...

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What do you think about having to power on electronic devices during airport security checks?

Anything to keep us safer. It won't stop terrorists. This is going to cause longer lines.

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