By PBS NewsHour
Potential plots to smuggle bombs on flights to the U.S. are prompting American officials to call for expanded passenger screening at a number of airports in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Al-Qaida affiliates in Yemen and Syria, said officials,…
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
The Obama administration wants to allow some spouses of high-skilled immigrants to work in the United States, the departments of Homeland Security and Commerce announced Tuesday.
An organized sniper attack on an electrical substation near San Jose, Calif., last April raises unsettling questions about the vulnerability of our nation’s power grid. Judy Woodruff talks to Jon Wellinghoff, former chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and…
By Ruth Tam
In one term, the Obama Administration has deported roughly 80 percent the number of immigrants the George W. Bush administration deported in two. Pew Research Center reported that Homeland Security set new records for deportations in 2012.
President Obama nominated former Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson to be the next secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, tapped to succeed Janet Napolitano. Judy Woodruff takes a closer look at Johnson's career and challenges he could face with Daniel…
News Wrap: CIA uses NSA data to track down targets, carry out drone strikes…
By Larisa Epatko
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told NewsHour senior correspondent Ray Suarez on Friday that cyber attacks on the United States are on the rise, and internationally, three countries are the biggest sources: Iran, Russia and China.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Discusses Immigration Agenda…
After seven North Carolina men were arrested on accusations of planning a terrorist attack, law enforcement officials said they were concerned about other possible homegrown terrorists. Ray Suarez speaks with a terrorism expert and a civil rights advocate.
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