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DHS Cyber Shakeup Faces New Hurdles
An effort in Congress to reorganize the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity efforts is finally gaining steam, but faces an uncertain fate as lawmakers...
DHS Waives Environmental Laws to Speed Border Wall Construction
The Trump administration is waiving numerous major environmental laws to build a wall and fencing along the border with Mexico. The Department of...
Moscow in Talks With US To Create Cyber Working Group: RIA Report
Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, Russia's RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Andrey Krutskikh,...
Laptop Ban Prompted After Explosive Test Destroyed Airplane, DHS Chief Says
A temporary ban on large electronics in carry-on luggage on flights to the U.S. from eight countries announced in March came after an explosive...
20 Attorneys General Write To Trump, Urging Him To Keep DACA
Citing concern for the nearly 800,000 young immigrants who've been granted protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, California's Attorney General Xavier...
Insecure Power Grid Leaves US Vulnerable to Russian Cyberthreats
While the U.S. and Russian presidents were amicably chatting in Hamburg, Germany, last week, their governments have been sending less friendly signals about power...
Airport & Aviation Security
TSA Failed to Detect 95 Percent of Prohibited Items at Minneapolis Airport: Report
Undercover federal agents successfully snuck drugs and explosives past security screeners at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport last week, according to the local Fox affiliate. Read...
Agents Find Woman Dangling From Border Fence in Arizona
U.S. Border Patrol agents found a Mexican woman dangling from the border fence in Nogales, Arizona, after she was abandoned by smugglers. Customs and...