NEWS & ANALYSIS

Remote-Control Toys a Terrorism Risk?

Toy remote controls may pose a terrorism risk, says TSA.

Gang Study Reveals Clues to Street-Gang Mentality

The most recent FBI bulletin highlights a study that analyzes the mentality of street-gang members.

Agriculture Inspections Compromised

The 2002 decision to transfer agriculture inspections to Customs and Border Protection has hurt the nation's ability to protect against foreign pests.

Saudi Sheik Says No to Jihad in Iraq

The cleric says Saudi youth used as tools in "heinous acts."

Transportation Worker Program Finally Set to Start

The beleaguered Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program's start date has finally been announced by the Department of Homeland Security.

DHS Extends Border Fencing 145 Miles

The department completed its goal of laying down 70 miles of fencing by the end of September.

Lab Accidents on the Rise

Accidents and missing shipments are increasing at the laboratories dealing with the world's deadliest toxins.

Blackwater Founder Defends His Contractors

Says his contractors are not cowboys before a congressional committee.

Targeting May be Key to Food Safety

Government and food industry officials are suggesting that better-targeted inspections, rather than an increased number of inspections, could be the key to food import safety.

Blackwater USA Sought to Cover Up Deadly Iraq Shootings

A new congressional report faults the State Department for its lack of accountability and its permissiveness regarding the private security contractor.
 




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