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  • Homeland Security chief: Capitol gyrocopter 'literally flew under the radar'

    Homeland Security chief: Capitol gyrocopter 'literally flew under the radar'
    The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key lawmakers raised alarms about security risks.
  • Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.

    Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.
    The Florida mail carrier accused of landing a gyrocopter outside the U.S. Capitol was charged in federal court Thursday and has been barred from returning to the District of Columbia or flying any aircraft, officials said. Douglas Hughes, 61, was...

    New federal effort to deport criminal immigrants draws local skepticism

    New federal effort to deport criminal immigrants draws local skepticism
    As the Obama administration prepares to alter how it enforces immigration laws, top officials have been conducting weeks of shuttle diplomacy, touring the country to try to reenlist police chiefs and mayors in the cause of deporting people convicted of...

    Justice Department in partial limbo as Loretta Lynch awaits confirmation

    Justice Department in partial limbo as Loretta Lynch awaits confirmation
    Promotions and policy decisions at the Justice Department have been put off. Announcements have slowed to a trickle. Congress is waiting for input on the agency's budget priorities. Amid the stalled Senate confirmation of attorney general nominee...

    White House seeking support for deportations

    White House seeking support for deportations
    As the Obama administration prepares to change the way it enforces immigration laws, top officials have been conducting weeks of shuttle diplomacy, touring the country to try to re-enlist police chiefs and mayors in the cause of deporting people convicted...