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  • DHS No. 2 regrets perception of favoritism in visa cases

    Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas steadfastly defended his work on three foreign-investor visa cases while testifying before a House committee Thursday, following allegations that he used his post to help well-connected Democrats.
  • FBI: Autopsy report days away in hanging of Mississippi man

    FBI: Autopsy report days away in hanging of Mississippi man
    The body of a black man found hanging in a tree in Mississippi has been sent from a state crime lab to a funeral home, but the FBI said it will be days before autopsy results are complete. Until then, investigators are holding off on saying whether Otis...

    Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns

    Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns
    The beleaguered director of the Secret Service resigned Wednesday after President Obama lost confidence in her ability to lead the troubled agency amid a string of high-profile security lapses. Julia A. Pierson, the first woman to hold the post, stepped...

    TSA behavior-monitoring program may not be worth the cost, GAO says

    TSA behavior-monitoring program may not be worth the cost, GAO says
    WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration, already under a harsh spotlight due to the shooting attack this month at Los Angeles International Airport, has spent nearly a billion dollars in recent years on a passenger behavior-...

    GAO criticizes TSA program to monitor passenger behavior

    GAO criticizes TSA program to monitor passenger behavior
    WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration, already under scrutiny after one of its agents was shot to death at Los Angeles International Airport this month, has spent nearly $1 billion on a passenger behavior monitoring program that...