NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Navy Yard Shooter Had Pattern of Misconduct, ACLU Releases Report on FBI Abuse of Power, And More

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.

FBI Seeks Public's Help in Washington Navy Yard Shooting

The FBI encourages the public to go to FBI.gov to look at the picture of shooter Aaron Alexis and call 1-800-CALL-FBI if they have any information.

Military Contractor from Texas Identified as Dead Suspected Shooter in Washington Navy Yard Rampage

Twelve people are confirmed dead from a shooting spree that began this morning at the Washington Navy Yard. One shooter is dead. Another is suspected to still be at large, reports CNN.

Morning Security Brief: Agreement on Chemical Weapons, FISA Court Opinions to be Aired, and DHS Use of Social Media Criticized

Negotiations over the weekend have ended with an agreement as to how Syria will hand its chemical weapons over to international peacekeepers. The White House has been ordered to declassify legal opinions issued by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. The Department of Homeland Security is using social media improperly, according to a government report.

Morning Security Brief: Negotiations Continue on Syria, Legislation Thwarted by Leaks, Cargo Truck Safety Questioned, and More

Secretary of State John Kerry rejects Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s proposed timetable for turning over chemical weapons. Lawmakers say that cybersecurity legislation has been slowed by the Snowden leaks. Incidents involving cargo trucks that leak flammable liquid are not tracked by the government.

Morning Security Brief: Obamacare Database Secure, Arkansas Arms Teachers, World Leaders Discuss Syria

The data collection system used for Obamacare applicants has passed critical security testing; 13 Arkansas school districts can continue to use teachers as armed guards; and Russia outlines its plan to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.

Morning Security Brief: 9-11 Remembered, Data Seizures at Border, Bomb Chemical Detection, and More

The United States commemorates 9-11. The ACLU has released documents it says show the United States is aggressively seizing electronic devices and their contents at ports of entry. A laser-based bomb-chemical detection system has been developed. And More.

Morning Security Brief: Syria Says It Will Relinquish Chemical Weapons, Tech Companies File Suits with FISA Court, And More

Syria's prime minister says his nation will accept a proposal to relinquish its chemical weapons stockpile to international control to avoid a military strike, France will bring a formal resolution to the U.N. security council on the proposal, more technology companies file suits with FISA for more details on its secret spying program, and more.

New Technology Could Help First Responders Save More Lives

New radar-based technology will help first-responders find survivors buried deep in rubble after a disaster such as an earthquake.

Morning Security Brief: Syria Update, School Security, New NSA Details, and More

Secretary of State John Kerry tells Syria what it can do to avoid a military strike, the Wall Street Journal looks at school security, new details surface about how the NSA can tap into your smartphone, and more.
 




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