09/30/2013 - A public-safety broadband network starts to get off the ground; the government releases a report on Hurricane Sandy response; and researchers discuss a new technique to find missed fingerprints at crime scenes.
09/17/2013 - Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis acted alone and has a record of abusing firearms, the ACLU has released a report on the FBI's abuse of power after 9-11, and Colorado's oil and gas infrastructure has been damaged by the region's floods.
02/28/2013 - A university erred in failing to release reports of sexual assaults on campus. A GAO report attempts to measure spillover violence from the southwest border. And efforts to curb human trafficking are underway.
02/22/2013 - The government urges federal contractors to use criminal background screening sparingly. The GAO says that physical security at government facilities could be improved. And all government agencies must develop policies to deal with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the workplace.
10/15/2012 - The federal government should play a larger role in protecting consumer privacy, according to a recent report issued by the GAO. The report deals specifically with location data, which is collected from smartphone users by companies offering location-based services.
09/24/2012 - An Australian study advocates copyright reform, new software can determine whether a photo is fake, and a government report finds that counterfeit documents remain the weak link in fraudulent driver's licenses.