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Janet Napolitano

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  • Border Patrol struggles to measure what it can't see

    Border Patrol struggles to measure what it can't see
    SAN DIEGO — Kathy Gomez estimates that U.S. Border Patrol agents catch 75% of the migrants who try to run through the strawberry fields at her farm near the border with Tijuana. Farther east, Miguel Diaz thinks the number hits 90% at his junkyard...
  • Upgrade of faulty U.S. biodefense system opposed

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's top expert on anti-terrorism technology has privately advised her to spike a long-planned, multibillion-dollar upgrade of BioWatch, the nation's troubled system for detecting a biological attack. Dr. Tara...
  • BioWatch stands at a crossroads

    WASHINGTON -- Year after year, health officials meeting at invitation-only government conferences leveled with one another about BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting deadly pathogens that might be unleashed into the air by terrorists. They...
  • Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches

    Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches
    NOGALES, Ariz. — Gun runners once were so nonchalant about driving into Mexico that one smuggler stashed a .50-caliber rifle on the top of the engine block of a sedan, the weapon visible to anyone who bothered to pop the hood. It was 2010 and word...
  • Rubio says ’security triggers’ are a must for immig reform

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Toughening his stand on immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio on Wednesday accused the Obama administration of trying to scuttle a bipartisan Senate plan to overhaul the system. The Florida Republican...
  • UC leases housing at $9,950 a month for president Napolitano

    UC leases housing at $9,950 a month for president Napolitano
    The University of California has leased an Oakland residence for incoming system president Janet Napolitano for $9,950 a month, officials said Monday. Napolitano, the former U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, will be...
  • Napolitano choice fuels criticism over UC system's selection process

    Napolitano choice fuels criticism over UC system's selection process
    The high-profile and surprising choice of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to head the UC system has fueled criticism over the secret selection process, echoing debates around the country about how higher-education leaders are...
  • After Janet Napolitano's hiring, UC system's secret process criticized

    The surprise selection of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to head the UC system has fueled criticism over the secret selection process. Supporters of a more open method say that better decisions are made when three or four...
  • Sequesterville

    The Broadway musical "Annie" is enjoying another revival on Broadway. The show opened during the Carter administration when America was in need of some optimism. "The sun'll come out tomorrow," sang Annie, and with the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980,...
  • Napolitano starts UC presidency, promises to listen and learn

    Napolitano starts UC presidency, promises to listen and learn
    Janet Napolitano begins her new job as University of California president Monday, promising to "listen and learn" about the many issues facing the sprawling 10-campus university system. Napolitano, who recently resigned as U.S. secretary of Homeland...
  • Behind all the hullabaloo ... the secret about those budget cuts

    There's a secret lurking behind all that weeping and wailing over those across-the-board cuts in federal spending now going into effect -- and beginning to filter through the economy: They're working. The emphasis in the news continues to be on the...