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U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security

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  • Woman shot in D.C. chase had fixation on President Obama

    WASHINGTON -- The woman shot to death after a police chase from the White House to Capitol Hill had been suffering from mental health issues, according to federal law enforcement officials, including postpartum depression after her daughter was born and a...
  • Woman shot in D.C. chase is said to have had a fixation on Obama

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The woman shot to death after a police chase from the White House to Capitol Hill had been suffering mental health problems, federal law enforcement officials said, including postpartum depression after her daughter was born and...
  • Rep. Maxine Waters calls for improved security at LAX

    In the wake of last month's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, a local congresswoman has called for improvements to airport security, including the permanent assignment of armed police officers near passenger screening checkpoints....
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleads not guilty to Boston bombing charges

    WASHINGTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first public court appearance Wednesday, leaning over a microphone and repeating again and again in a Russian accent “not guilty” to potential capital murder charges in a federal courtroom packed...
  • Congress members voice doubts about BioWatch

    WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Homeland Security Committee and a senior Republican colleague voiced grave doubts Thursday about the viability of BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting biological attacks that has been plagued by false...
  • BioWatch upgrade apparently postponed

    BioWatch upgrade apparently postponed
    WASHINGTON — Amid concerns about cost and reliability, the federal Department of Homeland Security has quietly postponed plans to buy technology that officials have long claimed could provide a life-saving upgrade of BioWatch, the nation's system...
  • Petraeus affair: An FBI, Justice Department cover-up?

    Petraeus affair: An FBI, Justice Department cover-up?
    Congressional leaders on intelligence issues are questioning why they were not told before the election about the FBI investigation into CIA chief David Petraeus’ affair. "We should have been told," said Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat from...
  • Pointing to threat, pulling in profit

    Pointing to threat, pulling in profit
    WASHINGTON -- Over the last decade, former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, a prominent lawyer, presidential advisor and biowarfare consultant to the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security, has urged the government to counter what he called a...
  • CIA Director David Petraeus resigns, cites affair

    CIA Director David Petraeus resigns, cites affair
     (CNN) --  David Petraeus stepped down as the director of the CIA on Friday, saying he had an affair. "After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a...
  • General David Petraeus Resigns Over Extramarital Affair, Suspected Mistress Revealed

    General David Petraeus Resigns Over Extramarital Affair, Suspected Mistress Revealed
    David Petraeus, the man at the helm of the nation's largest intelligence agency, stepped down as director of the CIA on Friday, saying he had an affair. According to a U.S. official, the FBI had a tip he was involved with his biographer, Paula Broadwell,...
  • CIA director Petraeus resigns, admits 'poor judgment' over affair

    CIA director Petraeus resigns, admits 'poor judgment' over affair
    David Petraeus stepped down as the director of the CIA on Friday, citing an affair. "After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as...
  • UPDATE: CIA director David Petraeus resigns over extramarital affair

    UPDATE: CIA director David Petraeus resigns over extramarital affair
    Penn State York communications professor Joe Downing says the scandal over former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus is holding public and media fascination in part because of the man's silence about what happened. "I think by not publicly commenting, that...