NEWS & ANALYSIS

Balancing Science and Security

America's scientific community is worried government fears of terrorism will stop the flow of information, researchers, and students necessary for America's continued scientific supremacy.

Tuberculosis Infected Man Crossed Border 76 Times

For the second time this year, a highly contagious man with TB has eluded Customs and Border Protection.

Risk Management Israeli-Style

Threats to the state of Israel keep growing in a turbulent Middle East.(Online Exclusive)

Piracy on the Rebound

Modern pirates make huge profits by plundering ships.

Foreign Airport Repair Shops Present Security Risks

Congress and security experts fear terrorists could stash explosives in plane parts and cavities.

Senate Agrees on Terms of Domestic Surveillance Legislation

Bill to include immunity for telecoms participating in warrantless wiretaps and a review of the law after six years.

DHS Criticized for Overuse of Contractors

GAO says overreliance on contractors to handle certain functions is unwise because it could allow contractors to inappropriately influence government decisions.

TSA Making Progress, but More Needs to be Done

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has made "moderate progress" securing the nation's transportation network, says GAO.

Schneider Electric Acquires Pelco

The world's power and control specialist has acquired one of the world's leaders in video surveillance systems.

Congress Takes Another Look at Sanctuary Cities

The Senate has defeated a proposed bill amendment that would withhold funds from sanctuary cities.
 




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