In a speech at The Citadel military college in South Carolina Friday, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney outlined a muscular foreign policy and national security plan.
The worst of tropical storm Irene has passed New York, and the impact wasn't as bad as it might have been. But officials say hazards still exist, including heavy flooding.
Homeland Security will stop using color-coded threat levels and replace them with a more specific, targeted alert system, the Homeland Security chief said Wednesday.
In addition to sinking $1 billion into the failed "virtual fence," the US government has spent $2.6 billion for 650 miles of solid border. This wall doesn’t deter people – but it does defy the laws that protect the land.
Homeland security task force is reexamining the post-9/11 system. What does 'yellow' mean, anyway?
Five years after the commission released its report, one key reform for US security – streamlining congressional oversight – hasn’t happened.
Two controversial programs will step up monitoring of ships and port workers.