The department isn't citing a specific threat, but DHS points to "a heightened threat environment across the United States" that it believes "will persist" in the weeks since Biden took office.
By Ben Fox, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Putting his national security team in place quickly is a high priority for Biden, not only because of his hopes for modifying Trump administration policy but also because of diplomatic problems around the world.
By Associated Press
The Senate Homeland Security committee examined cyber threats during the pandemic on Wednesday.
By Justin Stabley
The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too. They're ready to use that desperation to their advantage.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
With only a few days remaining before Election Day, U.S. security officials anticipate that millions of Americans will be exposed to even more misinformation online than they already have. Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at…
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said the arrests were under "Operation Rise," which targets so-called sanctuary cities.
In our news wrap Thursday, New York City has again postponed in-person schooling for more than 1 million students. Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement, saying schools need more time to implement the “gold standard” in COVID-19 protocols. Also,…
By Associated Press
The top two officials in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security were improperly appointed to the posts under federal law by the Trump administration, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog said Friday.
By MacKenzie Shuman, Derek Hall, Devin Sauer, Nicole Ludden, José-Ignacío Castañeda Perez, Arizona State University
First came the crash, reverberating off the walls of the retirement community like a "mini atom bomb," then a barrage of gunfire shattered the desert morning calm.
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