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Stories with organization: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 1:19 am
  • WASHINGTON - People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.

  • Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:27 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims.

  • Immigration activists urge Obama to act boldly 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:55 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.

  • Mercyhurst U in Erie names program after Tom Ridge 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:16 pm
  • ERIE, Pennsylvania - Mercyhurst University is naming its intelligence studies program after Tom Ridge, the former Pennsylvania governor and U.S. homeland security secretary.

  • Homeland Security secretary to speak at Morehouse 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:19 am
  • ATLANTA - U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is scheduled to address the graduating class at Morehouse College next month.

  • Report: No missed opportunities in Boston attack 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:16 am
  • WASHINGTON - A review of how the government's intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year concluded that it was impossible to know whether anything could have been done differently to prevent the attack.

  • Government watchdog complains of DHS hiring issues 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:00 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Office of Special Counsel says three Customs and Border Protection human resources employees tried to manipulate the hiring process to give three politically connected applicants an advantage.

  • FEMA, Homeland Security leaders to visit Oso 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 2:02 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator and Department of Homeland Security secretary plan to visit the Oso mudslide on Sunday.

  • Judge: Review immigrant's residency application 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:41 am
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A federal judge is compelling immigration officials to make a decision about an application for permanent residency brought by an Iranian immigrant who distributed leaflets for a violent organization in his home country 30 years ago.

  • US praises Mexico for role in drug kingpin arrest 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 12:33 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The relationship between U.S. law enforcement and their counterparts in Mexico has never been stronger, and the arrest of Mexico's most wanted drug cartel leader earlier this year is proof of that, a senior Homeland Security Department official told Congress on Wednesday.

  • Casselton chief says force's response saved lives 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 8:55 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The fire chief of an eastern North Dakota town said Tuesday that "about everything went right" with his force's response to a fiery train derailment because they had properly planned for disasters.

  • Tom Ridge to speak at Bethany commencement 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 4:17 pm
  • BETHANY, West Virginia - Former Pennsylvania governor and U.S. homeland security chief Tom Ridge will speak at Bethany College's spring commencement.