Other countries, too, are part of the effort to block the transport of nuclear materials.
The Obama administration wants to replace the controversial Bush initiative with a cheaper, less rigorous ID program.
Did lawmakers exchange millions in earmarks for campaign contributions?
The state's budget is in shambles, but candidates are already lining up for the 2010 gubernatorial race. They include San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and former eBay chief Meg Whitman.
Homeland defense one moment, swine flu the next. She juggles the disparate needs of a cabinet conglomerate.
Republicans on Capitol Hill are acutely aware that the tone and content of the nominee's hearing could redefine the party after two punishing national elections.
They have been used to attack militants in Pakistan and Afghanistan. But are their benefits outweighed by backlash on the ground?