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  • Napolitano: Rampage very tough to predict, prevent

    University of California President Janet Napolitano says a mass shooting in the community around UC Santa Barbara is "almost the kind of event that's impossible to prevent and impossible to predict."


  • University of California President Janet Napolitano speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Mexico City, Wednesday May 21, 2014. The former U.S. secretary of homeland security says political calls for more walls and policing at the U.S.-Mexico border is a "straw man" designed to defeat immigration reform. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

    Mexico, US seek to boost student exchanges

    Young Americans wanting to study in Latin America have stopped looking so intently at Mexico, which has dropped from first to fourth for U.S. students going to university in the region over the last 10 years.


  • University of California President Janet Napolitano speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Mexico City, Wednesday May 21, 2014. The former U.S. secretary of homeland security says political calls for more walls and policing at the U.S.-Mexico border is a "straw man" designed to defeat immigration reform. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

    Napolitano: Focus on border backup, not more walls

    Political calls for more walls and policing at the U.S.-Mexico border are a "straw man" designed to defeat immigration reform, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Wednesday.


  • This undated photo obtained from the Department of Homeland Security shows former Acting Inspector General Charles Edwards. A Senate subcommittee says Edwards was too cozy with the political appointees of President Barack Obama whose activities he was supposed to oversee. A 27-page report from a Senate homeland security subcommittee says Charles Edwards improperly rewrote, delayed or classified reports to accommodate the department. It says he also asked for guidance from senior Homeland Security Department officials instead of his own staff. (AP Photo/Homeland Security)

    Ex-DHS watchdog put on leave after critical report

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson put his agency's former internal watchdog on leave within hours of the publication of a Senate report that concluded the employee was too cozy with senior agency officials and delayed or classified some critical reports to accommodate President Barack Obama's political appointees.


  • FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer speaks at a news conference announcing she has vetoed SB1062, a bill designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, at the Arizona Capitol, in Phoenix. Brewer said Wednesday, March 12, 2014 that she won't seek a third term in office. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer won't seek third term

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer ended months of speculation about her political future on Wednesday when she announced that she will not seek a third term in office.


  • Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer walks to the podium at a news conference announcing she has vetoed SB1062, a bill designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Arizona Gov. Brewer won't seek re-election

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she won't seek a third term in office.


  • Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer speaks at a news conference announcing she has vetoed SB1062, a bill designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    A look at key moments in Arizona governor's career

    As Gov. Jan Brewer approached the podium and read a carefully worded statement on her veto of a bill that would've let businesses refuse service to gays, she found herself in the familiar territory: the national spotlight.


  • ** FILE ** Janet A. Napolitano leaves a mixed legacy as secretary of homeland security. Her celebrated response to weather emergencies, for example, is balanced by the unpopular addition of strict airline security measures. (Associated Press)

    Napolitano: Sochi security 'quite appropriate,' 'very good'

    Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the level of security at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia is "quite appropriate" and "very good" based on what she has seen and what she's heard from athletes competing there.


  • Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson "was impressed with Mr. Marrone's integrity and management abilities" while serving together at the Department of Defense, a DHS spokesman said.

    New Homeland chief: Agency will be ready for legalization of immigrants

    New Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Friday he has tapped his deputy, Alejandro Mayorkas, to prepare the department for an eventual legalization program that would oversee the processing of millions of illegal immigrants into future citizens.


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