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  • Obama order would force disclosure of domestic drone use

    Federal agencies would be forced to provide information about drone programs inside U.S.

  • FBI warns cyber sabotage, extortion by disgruntled employees rising

    The FBI has engaged in numerous "significant" investigations in recent months involving employees who used their access to company servers to destroy data, steal customer information, make unauthorized charges to company accounts and steal trade secrets.

  • What's a war without a code name?

    When the U.S. military strikes, its leaders often choose colorful code names for the operation that sometimes stick in history, like Operation Overlord or Rolling Thunder or Desert Storm.

  • UPDATED: IG says visa security can't be verified

    Department of Homeland Security officials can't say if their program to keep foreign terrorists and criminals from getting U.S. visas is working, according to a government watchdog.

  • White House weighs Syria travel restrictions

    The Obama administration is considering restricting or revoking passports held by Americans suspected of fighting for the Islamic State.

  • McCaul: Obama delayed on Islamic State as he pondered legacy

    "The bottom line is, ISIS does not fit in the president's narrative," Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday.

  • Post-9/11: Protect the freedom to warn

    "If you see something, say something." That's what our homeland security apparatchiks incessantly preach. But 13 years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the freedom to warn is in danger and vigilant whistleblowers are under fire.

  • Feds' tab for 21 desert homes: $680K each

    Federal officials paid nearly eight times the average price of homes in Ajo, Ariz., to build 21 family-type residences for U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees.

  • Homeland Security chief says ISIL not only threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Homeland Security Department says that while the surging Islamic State group is taking most U.S. attention now, officials must stay on top of other terrorist threats as well. Secretary Jeh (jay) Johnson says the US should "not let our guard down," even as it...

  • Foreign fighters with ISIS pose threat

    While the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has no current plans to attack the United States, the "unprecedented" number of foreign fighters in the group poses a very real threat of terrorism, officials said Wednesday.

  • Officials: No threat of Islamic State attack in US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group doesn't pose an immediate threat of an attack in the United States, senior U.S. officials testified Wednesday, but warned that the danger from the militants is spreading beyond the Middle East to Europe and other parts of the world. They have the...

  • DHS not prepared to handle killer pandemic, IG says

    The problem is that DHS was given $47 million in 2006 to prepare for the rapid spread of a deadly disease such as Ebola, according to the DHS inspector general.

  • Memo: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food and...

  • DHS lacks plan, info to manage its $534 million vehicle fleet

    The Department of Homeland Security has no idea which of its vehicles are under-used.

  • Some IGs slow to publicize whistleblower rights and protections

    Official watchdogs at three federal agencies are doing a poor job of spreading the word about the rights and protections available to federal employees who blow the whistle on waste, fraud and corruption.



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