| Sep 14, 2012
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...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Terrorism report: A new report suggests that the al-Qaeda model of terrorism, in which transnational groups of foreign-trained and foreign-funded extremists cross borders to commit high-profile attacks, has largely been outpaced by a sloppier and less-...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:38 PM
The release of government documents has fanned a simmering controversy in Washington over how much access the White House, the CIA and the Pentagon granted director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal for their upcoming movie on the hunt for...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:38 PM
WASHINGTON -- The successful blocking of an ambitious Al Qaeda plot to bomb a U.S.-bound airliner was an international sting operation worthy of Hollywood, with spies tricking terrorists into showing their cards. Saudi Arabia’s intelligence agency,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Now that the fury has quieted over those touchy-feely pat-downs and body scans, it's time to turn up the volume on how to truly reform airport security.
The U.S. Travel Association, the tourism industry's key Washington lobbying group, did just that this...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:19 PM
The woman at the center of the U.S. Secret Service prostitution scandal embraced her notoriety and spilled colorful details Friday about alcohol flowing like water and Secret Service agents dancing on a bar.
Dania Londono Suarez is the escort who...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:03 AM
WASHINGTON -- The agent who penetrated al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and returned from Yemen with the group's new "airline bomb" was always under Saudi control and was not a double-agent, two sources briefed by Saudi counterterrorism officials have...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:59 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Senate Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a public hearing on the prostitution scandal involving U.S. military and Secret Service agents in Colombia.
The hearing will take place May 23, Sen. Joe Lieberman, the committee...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:47 PM
A Department of Homeland Security report released Monday revealed TSA, the Transportation Security Administration, was not funneling enough information about security breaches at Newark Airport and five, other facilities to a national operations center....
| May 22, 2012
| 11:27 AM
A passenger who claimed to have a device surgically implanted inside her triggered the security scare that led to the diversion of a North Carolina-bound jetliner Tuesday, a leading congressman's office said.
Doctors aboard U.S. Airways Flight 787...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:05 AM
BANGOR, Maine -- A passenger who claimed to have a device surgically implanted inside her spurred authorities to divert a North Carolina-bound jetliner to Maine on Tuesday, federal officials said.
Doctors aboard US Airways Flight 787 examined the woman...