Loophole Found in Airport Security

Anyone who has passed through an airport since the September 11th terrorist attacks can tell you that airport security measures have travelers jumping through hoops. It seems, however, that not all travelers are subjected to the same rigorous security standards. The Oregonian recently identified a disturbing loophole in security: travelers who look like minors do not have to show photo ID to be issued boarding passes and, lately, a number of crafty teens have been taking advantage of the breach—talking their way through otherwise strict protocols of airport security.