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In this file photo, members of the U.S. military install multiple tiers of concertina wire along the banks of the Rio Grande near the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border in Laredo, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)  **FILE**

DHS says military needed on southern border for at least 3 more years

- The Washington Times

The Pentagon will have to be involved in security along the southwestern border for at least three more years, Homeland Security officials told Congress's chief watchdog in a new report Tuesday that dings both sides for failing to settle on a mission and account for all the costs of relying on the military.

Emma Coronel Aispuro, center, wife of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, leaves federal court in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. On Tuesday, Mexico's most notorious drug lord was convicted of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted guns and a naked escape with his mistress through a tunnel. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

El Chapo's wife arrested at Dulles airport

- The Washington Times

The wife of Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested on Monday at an airport in Virginia on international drug trafficking charges, the Justice Department said.

This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)  ** FILE **

VA doctors harvested liver tissue from sick vets without consent: OSC

- The Washington Times

Doctors on a Veterans Affairs research project harvested liver tissue from sick veterans without their consent, breaking the department's own rules and placing the patients themselves "at serious risk," the government's top whistleblower watchdog agency said in a report to President Biden this week.