May 06, 2013 -Chinese scientists theorize that the nation’s poultry markets could be spreading bird flu, a U.N investigator says that Syrian rebels are likely using chemical weapons, and a law making possession of a cell phone in prison a felony might lower crime rates among inmates.
May 02, 2013 -In the wake of the April 17 explosion of the fertilizer plant in West, Texas, Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Henry Waxman (D-CA) call for the formation of a blue ribbon commission on chemical facility security.
May 02, 2013 -The three suspects taken into custody Wednesday in connection with Boston bombings are named. Police remove piece of landing gear from plane believed to be one of the two 9-11 hijacked flights that crashed into World Trade Center. And marathon runners and spectators face increased security this weekend at the Long Island Marathon.
May 01, 2013 -An affidavit reveals that discarded items from the former martial arts studio of Everett Dutschke link him to the ricin letters. A high-level review of intelligence concerning the Boston Bombings has begun. DFW Airport employees and executives have been misusing their security badges. Security has been beefed up for the Preakness.
Apr 30, 2013 -The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) will conduct a broad review of intelligence gathering prior to the Boston Marathon bombings, President Obama told reporters today at a news briefing.
Apr 30, 2013 -The government has seized 10 Internet domain names that were selling counterfeit trademarked cycling equipment and apparel. Twitter warns of the potential for more high-profile news outlet Twitter account hijackings. The GAO says DHS has implemented more than 60 percent of decade's worth of recommended improvements.
Apr 29, 2013 -A government task force is drafting legislation to allow real-time interception of online communications, another suspect is arrested in the ricin case, and a government employee may pursue his whistleblower case against the Department of Homeland Security.