Stories tagged: Homeland Security Department
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Obama making changes to Cuban immigration policy
President Barack Obama is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban who makes it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident, a senior administration official …
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 5:24 p.m.
AP Exclusive: 17 seconds of terror in gov’t office shooting
The Homeland Security Department missed clear warning signs of a disgruntled federal agent’s descent toward violence and could have intervened before he started a deadly gun battle inside a government …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 8, 2014, 2:50 p.m.
US orders agents to monitor travelers for Ebola
WASHINGTON — The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. died Wednesday despite intense but delayed treatment, and the government announced it was expanding airport examinations to guard against …
Thu., Sept. 10, 2009
Airport getting security camera upgrade
Spokane is one of five U.S. cities whose airports will receive a major upgrade of video surveillance cameras provided by the Homeland Security Department. The Spokane International Airport will install …
Fri., Aug. 21, 2009
Ridge links terror level, politics
WASHINGTON – Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge claims in a new book that he was pressured by other members of President George W. Bush’s Cabinet to raise the nation’s …
Wed., March 11, 2009
Stimulus to finance ‘virtual fence’
WASHINGTON – The Homeland Security Department is accelerating plans to build a costly and long-troubled “virtual fence” of sensors and cameras along the U.S.-Mexican border, aided by $100 million from …