The US Transportation Security Administration is easing its ban on liquids and gels in carry-on bags effective today, allowing passengers to carry 3 oz. or less of toiletries through checkpoints in a clear plastic bag and to purchase liquids from airport shops to take aboard aircraft once they pass through security checkpoints. TSA imposed the ban following last month's disclosure of a plot to explode US-bound aircraft over the Atlantic (ATWOnline, Aug. 10). "After the initial, total ban, ...

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