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FEMA Mishandled Personal Information Of 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors
The agency described it as a "major privacy incident" that unnecessarily exposed hurricane and wildfire survivors' banking information to a contractor.
Twitter Users Drag Trump After He Posts Donation Check To Homeland Security
The president said that if he didn't donate his salary, "there would be hell to pay from the FAKE NEWS MEDIA!"
Top House Republican Blasts Trump Plan To Charge Allies A Premium On U.S. Troops
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said the president's "cost plus 50" formula would be "absolutely devastating" for national security.
CNN's Anderson Cooper Tears Apart Kirstjen Nielsen’s ‘Orwellian’ Word Games
The CNN host called out the Department of Homeland Security Secretary's answers in a congressional hearing.
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Nielsen Hammered By Lawmakers Over Family Separation: 'Sir, They Are Not Cages'
Another lawmaker pressed the Homeland Security secretary about the mental health impacts of family separation on children.
She Served Her Country But Found A Glass Ceiling Waiting At Home
After 14 years in the Army, Asha Castleberry is fighting an even longer battle on the home front.
She Found Success In The Army, But A Glass Ceiling Back Home
As a woman of color, Asha Castleberry felt isolated both in the U.S. Army and in the workforce, upon her return home.
House Dems Probing Report Trump Officials Pushed Saudi Nuclear Sales
The effort flies in the face of objections from national security and ethics officials.
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Trump Again Attacks Intelligence Officials After They Contradict His False Claims
The leaders of top national intelligence agencies released their annual report on worldwide security threats, challenging many of Trump's false talking points.
'Several Thousand' Additional Troops To Deploy To Southern Border
The new batch of troops could raise the total to more than 4,300.
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Shutdown Leaves Government Websites Vulnerable To Hackers
Security certificates have begun lapsing on the sites, leaving them unverified.
GOP Dismisses Suggestion That State Of Union Be Postponed
By Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, AP
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen denied anyone’s safety is compromised.
Ex-DOJ Counterintelligence Chief: Trump Is 'A Clear And Present Danger' To National Security
David Laufman called Trump's actions "positively chilling."
John Bolton Says Certain Conditions Must Be Met Before U.S. Withdraws From Syria
By Zeke Miller, AP
President Donald Trump's national security adviser appeared to backpedal on the president's initial promise for an immediate pullout.
Democrat Accuses Kirstjen Nielsen Of 'Outright Lies' On Border, Calls For Hearing
House Homeland Security Committee head Bennie Thompson wants to look into the Trump administration's border policy and the deaths of two migrant children.
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Homeland Security Chief Faults Parents, 'Open Border' Supporters In Migrant Kids' Deaths
Kirstjen Nielsen ordered an overhaul of medical screening procedures at the Mexican border after Felipe Gómez Alonzo, 8, died on Christmas Eve.
No White House Progress On Day 3 Of Government Shutdown
By Darlene Superville and Lisa Mascaro, AP
“Nothing new. Nothing new on the shutdown. Nothing new. Except we need border security,” Trump told reporters at the White House
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What Happens In A Partial Government Shutdown
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be forced off the job, and some services will go dark.
Feds Flip Russian Spy!
Maria Butina will admit to being a Russian spy in exchange for leniency. Prosecutors say she infiltrated prominent conservative groups, including the National Rifle Association.
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Trump Administration Paid Firm Nearly $14 Million For Just 2 New Recruits
And the company used government resources to do even that, concludes Homeland Security's inspector general.
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Feds Investigating Millions Of Fake Messages Opposing Net Neutrality: Report
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai conceded that 500,000 fake comments urging the death of the popular system came from Russian emails.
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China Is Using U.S. 'War On Terror' Rhetoric To Justify Detaining 1 Million People
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
The U.S. now wants to punish China for its treatment of a Muslim minority group. In 2002, it let Chinese officials interrogate members of the community at Guantanamo Bay.
Malcolm Nance Calls Out 'Coward' John Bolton Over Khashoggi Murder Tape
MSNBC intelligence analyst slams national security adviser for refusing to listen to the audio.
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Nielsen Doubles Down On Border Patrol Conduct After Tear-Gassing: We ‘Warned’ You
Customs and Border Patrol agents fired tear gas at a group of migrants approaching the border on Sunday, including children.
The Stories War Tells Me A Veteran And Parent
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So many years later, fragmented memories from my time in Afghanistan still flood my head when I least expect them.
Kirstjen Nielsen Says U.S. Has No Intention Of Shooting Caravan Migrants
Whether troops would shoot back if migrants fired at them, the Homeland Security secretary said, is something the government will “have to work through.”
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