Janet Napolitano

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White House, Congress face cuts; details lacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Congress won’t be immune to the automatic cuts in federal spending scheduled to kick in Friday. But for all the grim warnings, the consequences are much sketchier.

02/26/2013

US Border Patrol logo

What does a ‘secure’ border look like?

(AP) — Once, the mesas and canyons extending east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted across the border into San […]

02/23/2013

Crowd on Bourbon Street, New Orleans

New Orleans’ challenge: policing 2 huge parties

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The big game poses a challenge for the New Orleans police force. It coincides with the often raucous buildup to the Feb. 12 Mardi Gras celebration.

01/30/2013

Where will housing be found for Sandy's victims?

NEW YORK (AP) – Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people left homeless. The Federal Emergency […]

11/05/2012

DHS approves 29 for delayed deportation

WASHINGTON (AP) – With less than two months to go before the Nov. 6 election, the Obama administration has approved applications from 29 illegal immigrants hoping to avoid deportation and get a work permit, the […]

09/14/2012

Obama to observe 9/11 anniversary in Washington

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) – President Barack Obama will mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with a series of commemorations in and near Washington. Obama and first lady Michelle […]

09/07/2012

Days after Isaac, thousands still in the dark

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tens of thousands of customers remained in the dark Monday in Louisiana and Mississippi, nearly a week after Isaac inundated the Gulf Coast with a deluge that still has some low-lying […]

09/03/2012

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