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9 Ways the Sequester Will Affect You

The sequester will be tough on government employees, and on those whose jobs are directly supported by them. But even if you don't run a Jiffy Lube across the street from a military base, you still need to be prepared. Here's are eight unexpected ways the sequester will likely touch your life.

Travel Trends: The New Joys and Pitfalls of Traveling in 2013

The travel industry is trying win back the hearts of America's traveling public -- but that doesn't mean there's no turbulence ahead. Whether you're planning a weekend jaunt or a trip around the world, here are the travel trends you can expect in 2013.

Airport Security Pat Downs: Too Much for Too Little

While the TSA argues that the more aggressive security is necessary to find weapons or bombs under clothes and stop terrorists, travelers say they feel like they're the ones being terrorized. Worse, the procedures fail to achieve the stated aim of creating safer skies.

Raised Security Lifts Many Stocks

The recent foiled terrorist attempt to blow up a Northwest Airlines Detroit-bound jet on Christmas Day quickly led to new travel restrictions and heightened security measures. While airline stock prices immediately dropped on the news, shares of companies that make airport security devices such as OSI Systems (OSIS) and ICx Technologies (ICXT) enjoyed a rally on Monday and Tuesday.

The TSA wants to see you naked!

Score another one for the Transportation Security Administration... It's making it even more inconvenient for travelers. Lucky passengers in 10 major...