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Stories with organization: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Dugway to test poisonous chlorine gas this week 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 12:50 pm

    TOOELE, Utah - Researchers at a remote U.S. Army testing site in Utah will be releasing chlorine gas to determine what would happen if it was released in a city.

  • Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides story has photos
    Updated: Aug-24-15 4:53 pm

    TORONTO - The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday.

  • Judge orders immigrant families released from detention 
    Updated: Aug-22-15 2:35 am

    SAN ANTONIO - A federal judge in California has ordered the government to release immigrant children from family detention centers "without unnecessary delay," and with their mothers when possible, according to court papers.

  • Federal workers with sensitive jobs used cheating website story has photos
    Updated: Aug-21-15 11:27 am

    WASHINGTON - U.S. government employees with sensitive jobs in national security or law enforcement were among hundreds of federal workers found to be using government networks to access and pay membership fees to the cheating website Ashley Madison, The Associated Press has learned.

  • Homeland Security boss excused from immigration suit hearing 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 7:13 pm

    HOUSTON - Top immigration enforcement officials won't have to attend a federal court hearing in Texas over problems that led to work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after the judge had put the plan on hold.

  • Activists want more transparency in counterterrorism efforts story has photos
    Updated: Aug-06-15 8:35 pm

    BOSTON - Muslim groups and civil rights activists across the nation Thursday called for greater transparency in a program by President Barack Obama's administration that's aimed at countering homegrown terrorism.

  • Arizona gets extension to meet REAL ID license requirements 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 8:50 pm

    PHOENIX - Arizona Department of Transportation officials said Wednesday the state has been given extra time by the federal government to develop a driver's license that complies with new federal security rules mandated by the 2005 REAL ID Act, a move that means state residents will likely be able to continue using their current documents at airports and federal buildings for five more years.