U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the nation's largest law enforcement agency, is vulnerable to “systematic corruption” by drug cartels, smugglers and other criminals, and investigations of its internal abuses are “chronically slow,” according to a Homeland Security Department report that reveals...
Relatives who try to pay ransom to free a family member being held hostage by terrorists will no longer face the threat of prosecution under a new policy from the Obama administration that seeks to streamline U.S. rescue efforts after several high-profile deaths.
Republican presidential candidates continued to struggle Sunday over how to respond to last week's mass shooting of nine black parishioners at a historic Charleston, S.C., church, particularly over the issue of whether the state should remove the Confederate battle flag from its Capitol.
Two prominent Republicans on Sunday called the Charleston shooting in which a 21-year-old white man allegedly shot and killed nine African Americans during a prayer meeting an act of domestic terrorism.
Millions of government employee records apparently stolen by Chinese hackers were not encrypted, and software designed to block known computer breaches has not been installed to protect most of the files, officials said Tuesday.
U.S. intelligence has confirmed that a CIA drone strike has killed the founder and leader of Al Qaeda’s feared affiliate in Yemen, a significant setback to a group that has repeatedly sought to launch audacious attacks against America, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed an unarmed 15-year-old Mexican boy by shooting him in the face after a rock-throwing incident on a border bridge to El Paso in 2010 was recently cleared of wrongdoing by the agency's internal affairs office.
Immigrants held in Border Patrol stations in southern Arizona are regularly denied basic sanitation, food, water, and adequate medical care, according to a class-action lawsuit that immigrant-rights organizations filed Monday with the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona in Tucson.