The danger from uninspected maritime cargo containers was the focus of election charges, but issues confronting border and port security go much further—and are getting new attention.Keep Reading
We asked state directors for their perspectives on DHS and the status of homeland security. The results were surprising.
James W. McMahon could easily see himself slipping into Secretary Tom Ridge’s shoes that March 1, 2003, morning. McMahon may be director of the New York State Office of Public Security today, but he brings 38 years with the state police office to the chair, 10 of which were spent as the head of 5,600 employees.Keep Reading
AT&T is committed to keep its customers connected during the upcoming hurricane season – before, during and after storms – and has one of the industry’s largest and most advanced business continuity and disaster response programs to make sure its networks stay up and running. No one knows when the next tropical storm or hurricane… Keep Reading
With good reason, the 9/11 Commission called for tightening driver licensing procedures after its finding that many of the terrorists used fake IDs to board and hijack airplanes in the attacks on New York and the Pentagon.Keep Reading
Indiscriminate use of antiviral medications to prevent and treat influenza could ease the way for drug-resistant strains of the novel H1N1 virus, or swine flu, toemerge, public health officials warn -- making the fight against a pandemic that much harder.Keep Reading
The city of Lubbock's plan to tackle a new flu strain that emerged in spring and is expected to make the rounds this fall is not all about action.Keep Reading
GAO report outlines how center is addressing interagency coordination.
Cleanup crews Monday continued battling a spreading 600-mile-wide oil spill that continues to gush from the Deepwater Horizon, the oil drilling rig that exploded and sank to the seafloor last week.Keep Reading
Three heroic cops and a quick-thinking street vendor stopped a madman from detonating a car bomb in the heart of Times Square Saturday night, law enforcement officials told the Daily News.
Delawareans who want to board a commercial airplane or train in the future will first have to obtain a federally compliant driver's license or state identification card that meets new post-9/11 security standards.Keep Reading
In the days and weeks to come, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ recovery from a gunshot wound to the head will be a marathon, not a sprint, doctors say. Click here for full story Keep Reading
An intense fire season has burned more than 1.5 million acres in two states, and for people in small communities such as this one, the ordeal is far from over. Click here for full story Keep Reading
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Pentagon’s Cyber Command on Monday called for swift action in Congress to sort out roles, standards and authorities for government agencies charged with defending against destructive computer attacks. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, speaking at the American Enterprise Institute think tank, said the time for legislative action is now,… Keep Reading
NEW YORK (AP) — The killing of six worshippers at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee brought fresh worries Sunday to the half million U.S. followers of a faith whose congregants have worried about their safety since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, when some began targeting adherents of a peaceful religion that stresses the equality… Keep Reading
A meteor streaked over the city of Chelyabinsk in Russia’s Ural Mountains on Friday morning, producing a blast that injured hundreds, caused minor damage to buildings and temporarily disrupted Internet communication, officials said. Read complete story here. Keep Reading
Screening Partnership Program: TSA Issued Application Guidance and Developed a Mechanism to Monitor Private versus Federal Screener Performance – GAO testimony before Congress Keep Reading
The Beltway Parlor game of "guess who the running mates will be" is well underway—but there's another game going on, too. Who will serve on each candidate's homeland security teams? HSToday Editor David Silverberg gives Federal News Radio’s Amy Morris the lineup!
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Immigration activists have sharply criticized President Obama for a rising volume of deportations, labeling him the "deporter in chief" and staging large protests that have harmed his standing with some Latinos, a key group of voters for Democrats. Read complete report here. Keep Reading