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Janet Napolitano

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  • Officials confirm 'credible but unconfirmed' 9/11 threat

    WASHINGTON — U.S. officials said Thursday evening they have "specific, credible but unconfirmed" information about a threat against the United States coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. "We have received...
  • TSA to let kids keep their shoes on at the airport

    TSA to let kids keep their shoes on at the airport
    If you're age 12 or under, you can throw away the Crocs and flip-flops for that trip to the airport. This week, TSA said it is implementing a new policy that will allow kids to keep their shoes on when going through security screening. In addressing a...
  • Arrest made in plot to blow up Baltimore-area military recruiting center

    Arrest made in plot to blow up Baltimore-area military recruiting center
    A 21-year-old Baltimore County man, whose Facebook postings about jihad gave way to discussions with an FBI informant about how to kill American soldiers, was arrested Wednesday after authorities say he tried to blow up a Catonsville military recruiting...
  • Balancing cybersecurity and privacy

    Balancing cybersecurity and privacy
    From the assembly lines of Detroit to the steel mills of Pittsburgh to the oil fields of Houston, our country has been built by an entrepreneurial spirit and thirst for innovation. And despite our recent economic challenges, that spirit is alive and well....
  • Md. immigrants laud new federal policy on deportation

    Nathaly Uribe's grandmother broke into tears Friday when the Glen Burnie high school senior told her of a new federal policy that would protect many undocumented young immigrants from deportation. "Now," the older woman said, "I know I can't lose you."...
  • Union president: Federal work a target for 'wing nuts,' but still a viable career choice

    Union president: Federal work a target for 'wing nuts,' but still a viable career choice
    John Gage, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, has announced he will retire in August after leading the politically powerful union for the past nine years. The Baltimore resident, who is 66, has battled with Congress and...
  • Funding for regional disaster operations on chopping block

    When Howard County decided it wanted a system for disseminating emergency information to its citizens via text message, it tapped into a pool of federal funding to create NotifyMeHoward, which launched in November. When the H1N1 flu virus posed serious...
  • Federal funding for regional disaster preparedness in doubt

    If a tanker truck full of dangerous chemicals flipped on Interstate 695 in Baltimore County, a locally based, highly trained and well-equipped hazardous materials unit would be able to respond in a flash. When the H1N1 flu virus posed serious threats...
  • Funds for regional disaster preparedness facing cuts

    If a large-scale terror attack were to occur in the Port of Baltimore, responders from Carroll and other counties would be able to coordinate assistance efforts with city responders — thanks in large part to the region's Central Maryland Area...
  • Regulation by stealth: time to re-examine federal agencies

    In recent weeks, President Barack Obama announced plans to use executive authority to implement immigration reforms in absence of cooperation from Congress. House Speaker John A. Boehner also announced plans to initiate a lawsuit designed to check the...
  • RedBlueAmerica: What should the US do about illegal immigrant children?

    The crisis along the southern U.S. border has politicians and immigration officials scrambling. More than 52,000 children, mostly from Central American nations, have arrived so far this year. The Department of Homeland Security is running out of space...
  • Interim Chancellor Sam Hawgood is named to head UC San Francisco

    Interim Chancellor Sam Hawgood is named to head UC San Francisco
    Sam Hawgood, the dean of UC San Francisco’s medical school and interim chancellor of that campus since April, was nominated Wednesday to become the permanent leader of the research-powerhouse university. UC system President Janet Napolitano...