01/29/2014 - An estimated 40 percent of illegal immigrants in the United States arrived here on legal visas and stayed past their expiration dates. The Department of Homeland Security has no standardized system in place to track foreign visitors, making it easy for them to stay longer than they should.
01/16/2014 - The State Department could have prevented the Benghazi attack, according to an Intelligence Committee Report. President Obama is expected to limit the NSA's phone surveillance program. And, a gunman killed two women before being shot down at an Indiana grocery store last night.
12/16/2013 - The United Nations has requested $6.5 billion in aid for Syria and neighboring countries, the largest such request for a single crisis ever. Forbes has published an article detailing Edward Snowden from a coworker's perspective, who describes him as a "genius among geniuses." Two Lebanese soldiers are shot after an Israeli soldier was killed along the border.
10/10/2013 - The NSA's largest data storage center in the U.S. is experiencing electrical problems which will delay its opening. Experts question the effectiveness of antibullying programs. A new study shows more than 80 percent of phones lack security, and Russia is increasing its border security.
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.
06/14/2013 - The United States considers plans to arm Syrian rebels and create a no-fly zone; the FBI director testifies on surveillance program; the NFL bans fanny packs; and a border security amendment to the immigration reform bill is rejected.
05/10/2013 - As the government takes a closer look at student visas, some in academia worry that it may lead to an overreaction. Senators make progress on amendments to the immigration reform bill, and more.
08/30/2012 - Hurricane Isaac is weakening after dropping 20 inches of rain and producing three tornadoes. The UK Border Agency revokes a university’s ability to issue student visas, calling it “threat to immigration control.” And more.
08/28/2012 - A bill (H.R. 915) that is designed to improve security along the U.S. border with Mexico has been approved by the House of Representatives. The bill is now pending in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.