| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:14 PM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin spoke directly to citizens in her devastated state Monday night, saying, 'We are looking under every single piece of debris” for the missing after a massive tornado ripped apart the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore.
| May 20, 2013
| 6:26 PM
WASHINGTON--President Obama called Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Monday evening to offer federal support for the communities hit by a devastating tornado, the White House said in a statement.
Obama expressed his concern for those affected and offered all...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:19 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2012
"Second terms are hard work," a veteran of the Bill Clinton White House told me Tuesday. "It's a good idea to get some fresh blood in there."
But so far, President Obama seems more inclined to simply shuffle the chairs as he reshapes his Cabinet for...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:12 AM
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday she was saddened by this weekend's death of a U.S. Coast Guard member in the Channel Islands....
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Memorial today for slain Coast Guard officer...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:52 AM
A woman who tussled with Bob Hope Airport security officers over a container of applesauce for her elderly mother seems poised to draw the ire of another federal official — this time a U.S. District Court judge....
| Aug 23, 2012
WASHINGTON — Scientists who helped pioneer BioWatch, the government's system for detecting a biological attack on the U.S., knew from the start that it was prone to false alarms, records show.
Between 2003, when the nationwide network of air...
| Sep 8, 2012
WASHINGTON — Amid concerns about cost and reliability, the federal Department of Homeland Security has quietly postponed plans to buy technology that officials have long claimed could provide a life-saving upgrade of BioWatch, the nation's system...