- Secretary of Homeland Security to deliver Landon Lecture Updated: May-04-15 8:28 am
MANHATTAN, Kansas - The secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, will deliver a Landon Lecture on May 27 at Kansas State University.
- House panel targets 'glaring management failures' at EPA Updated: Apr-30-15 4:21 pm
WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House Oversight Committee blasted the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday for what he called "glaring management failures" that included promoting a senior employee even though he had been accused of sexual harassment and allowing three other employees to continue working at the agency despite admitting they watched pornography on the job.
- DHS No. 2 regrets perception of favoritism in visa cases Updated: Apr-30-15 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas steadfastly defended his work on three foreign-investor visa cases while testifying before a House committee Thursday, following allegations that he used his post to help well-connected Democrats.
- Obama lives up to pledge to slow immigrant deportations Updated: Apr-29-15 8:00 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has failed to live up to a campaign promise to push through immigration legislation, but he has met a postelection pledge to slow deportations with or without approval from Congress.
- As contributions fall, House GOP rebels blame party leaders Updated: Apr-25-15 8:27 am
WASHINGTON - As he began his first re-election run in early 2013, tea party Rep. Thomas Massie had no trouble raising money from business interests.
- House passes 2nd bill to help companies fight cyberattacks Updated: Apr-23-15 12:13 pm
WASHINGTON - The House passed a bill Thursday encouraging private companies to share information about cyberattacks with federal authorities in an attempt to combat the growing problem.
- Watchdog: ICE could have saved millions on detainee flights Updated: Apr-17-15 4:38 pm
SAN ANTONIO - Millions of dollars might have been saved through better management and by not leaving seats empty on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter flights carrying detained immigrants to their home countries, according to an internal watchdog report released Friday.
- Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar' Updated: Apr-16-15 9:45 pm
WASHINGTON - The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key lawmakers raised alarms about security risks.
- Homeland Security chief: Focus on morale hurts morale Updated: Apr-16-15 11:39 am
WASHINGTON - Homeland Security Department Secretary Jeh Johnson arrived on Capitol Hill Thursday with a message for lawmakers: Stop focusing on low morale at my agency - you're only making it worse.
- US to tell certain travelers if on no-fly list Updated: Apr-14-15 5:35 pm
WASHINGTON - Under legal pressure, the Obama administration will begin telling some suspected terrorists if and why they are on a list of tens of thousands of people banned from flying to, from or within the United States.
- China, US to boost cooperation on repatriating fugitives Updated: Apr-13-15 3:18 am
BEIJING - China and the U.S. are boosting cooperation in sending home crime suspects amid a Chinese drive to ferret out corrupt officials and fugitives who have fled abroad.
- NYC woman pleads not guilty in fake-marriages case Updated: Apr-10-15 4:40 pm
NEW YORK - A woman tied the knot 10 times in an immigration scam and is still listed as married to four of the men, including one who was deported because of threats against the United States, prosecutors said Friday.
- UNC designated as lead school for Homeland Security grant Updated: Apr-09-15 6:47 pm
WASHINGTON - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $3 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security to be the lead institution for a center that will address the challenges of coastal hazards.
- Power station problem in Maryland causes outages across DC Updated: Apr-07-15 4:39 pm
WASHINGTON - Problems at a Maryland electrical station caused widespread power outages across the nation's capital Tuesday, affecting the White House, the Capitol, museums, train stations and other sites.
- Man admits 2 assaults, avoids jail after becoming victim Updated: Apr-06-15 10:32 am
WASHINGTON - She sat in the back of the courtroom, wearing oversize black sunglasses, watching as the former Democratic congressional aide was sentenced for slipping a sedative into her drink and then raping her.