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  • What a 95% failure rate says about the TSA

    What a 95% failure rate says about the TSA
    Jeh Johnson, head of the Department of Homeland Security, owes an immediate explanation to Americans, many of whom are understandably baffled, worried and shocked by a report that recently leaked out of the Transportation Security Administration. According to the report, undercover federal agents were able to sneak fake bombs past TSA screeners with apparent ease, despite the billions of dollars that the U.S. government spends on airport security and the cumbersome, time-consuming and invasive personal inspections it puts millions of travelers through each year.
  • Persian Gulf leaders' summit with Obama yields no bold results

    Persian Gulf leaders' summit with Obama yields no bold results
    President Obama and Arab leaders on Thursday agreed to several tactical steps toward strengthening Middle East security but stopped short of a bold new agreement to confront the region’s chaos. The summit at the Camp David presidential retreat,...

    Accused White House fence jumper faces three new charges

    Accused White House fence jumper faces three new charges
    The man accused of running deep into the White House during a major security breach in September faces three additional charges after a grand jury approved a new indictment Thursday. Omar Gonzalez, a 42-year-old Iraq war veteran, now faces two federal...

    Judge orders Maryland to adopt online voting tool

    Judge orders Maryland to adopt online voting tool
    A federal judge in Baltimore ordered Maryland elections officials to adopt an online absentee voting tool in time for this year's general election, despite warnings from computer security experts that the system could lead to voter fraud. The ruling...

    Retailers face increasing threat from cybercriminals

    Retailers face increasing threat from cybercriminals
    Target, eBay, Michaels Stores, Neiman Marcus, P.F. Chang's and SuperValu — the parent of Shoppers Food & Pharmacy. It reads like a who's who of American retail and dining, but it's also a list of companies that lost customer data to cyberattacks...