Saying the measure of "operational control" of U.S. borders is obsolete, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told Congress on Wednesday that the Obama administration is trying to come up with a new yardstick to better reflect the improvements it says it has made.
Though FEMA administrator Craig Fugate has been quick to remind anyone who will listen that the states are in charge of responding to the series of massively powerful tornadoes that ripped across Alabama and other parts of the South, his office has also been making sure everyone knows what his agency is up to with a flurry of press releases outlining each step.
Federal disaster relief offices are helping people navigate the red tape of applying for aid, and shelters are providing free haircuts and eye clinics as part of the massive relief effort that was in full swing Monday in tornado-ravaged Alabama.
Ten? A dozen? No, there are 19 possible Republican candidates for president, this according to a new Republican National Committee straw poll, now under way online.
At a time when mixed mes- sages come from the administration about foreign affairs in general and the war declared on us 13 years ago by Osama bin Laden and his confederates in particular, this book supplies a bracing dose of clarity.
AMC has flourished with its lineup of feature films and original dramas like "Mad Men" and "The Walking Dead." Now the network is expanding into unscripted series with a show that tells the inside story of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Stepping up the immigration enforcement bidding war, House Republicans last week asked President Obama to extend the deployment of 1,200 National Guard troops on the U.S.-Mexico border past June 30, when their mission is slated to end.
Barack Obama is a president who won a peace prize and took the nation into a new war. It ought not to be a surprise, then, that he would accept an award for his administration's transparency last week as his third-largest agency was raked over the coals by Congress for obstructionism. The House Oversight and Government Reform committee alleged in a report released Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has politicized the way it responds to requests for information from the public and the press.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Friday that illegal immigrant students and young adults who meet the criteria in last year's failed legalization bill in Congress are not a "priority" for her department's law enforcement efforts.