Topic: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Shooting deaths of police officers have risen rapidly in the last year, spiking in the last three months and fueling fears of a 'war on cops.' What is top cop Eric Holder going to do about it?
03/23/2011 04:01 pm
Though the crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant appears to be stabilizing, the United States is stepping up inspections of the country’s 104 nuclear reactors. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission today announced that inspectors will soon visit all US reactors to ensure they can withstand the kind of “severe accident” that led to Japan’s emergency. That emergency has caused many Americans to wonder about the future of nuclear power. Is it safe and dependable? Yes, says Tony Pietrangelo, chief nuclear officer and senior vice president of the Nuclear Energy Institute (the organization of the nuclear energy and technologies industry). Here’s why:
03/21/2011 04:38 pm
There are several international relief agencies providing aid to survivors of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Here's how you can help.
03/19/2011 11:16 am
Media piracy is rampant in emerging economies. A new study looks at how it can be controlled.
03/16/2011 10:09 am
Federal officials announce an indictment against Canadian Ferid Imam, who is charged with helping Najibullah Zazi and others travel to Pakistan for terrorist training in a plot to bomb the New York City subway in 2009.
03/15/2011 07:51 pm
The lightly armed Somali pirates thought they were seizing a merchant ship off the coast of East Africa almost a year ago. Instead, their target turned out to be a US warship.
03/14/2011 09:36 pm
A hearing chaired by Rep. Peter King to investigate radicalization within the American Muslim community touches on an important topic, terrorism experts say. But they question the tone.
03/10/2011 09:35 pm
The House hearings chaired by Rep. King focused almost solely on Muslim Americans. Such religious stereotyping by any government body is dangerous.
03/10/2011 03:58 pm
At the hearing on 'radicalization in the American Muslim community,' Rep. Peter King takes particular aim at the CAIR, the largest US Muslim civil-rights organization.
03/10/2011 03:46 pm
Radicalization in the American Muslim community is topic of a House hearing on Thursday, and witnesses are likely to offer competing views of the threat. Critics say it's unwise to single out Islam and the Muslim community.
03/10/2011 09:09 am