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House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul predicted Saturday that some child migrants are likely to die at the U.S.-Mexico border next month if the flow of migrants from Central America can't be slowed.
The growing chaos in Iraq and Syria, where thousands of Western recruits have joined terrorist groups to train and fight, is cultivating a global threat that the United States is "going to be dealing with for the next decade," the head of the House Homeland Security Committee warned Saturday.
This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant marching in Raqqa, Syria.
A dormitory used to house children who illegally crossed the border from Central and South America without adults is seen in a picture released by the Administration for Children and Families and the Department of Health and Human Services taken at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, June 2, 2014.
House Speaker John Boehner and other House Republicans met Thursday with the presidents of Guatemala and Honduras over the border crisis in a session that he described as "constructive."
Over the past three weeks, one Republican has gained more national attention than any other: Gov. Rick Perry .
The House on Tuesday passed a bill that would require all Transportation Security Administration airport screeners to receive training on what to do in the event of an airport shooting.
The United States is safer today in many ways than it was on Sept. 10, 2001, but new threats have emerged, the public is growing complacent, and Congress is going in the wrong direction when it comes to trimming its own bureaucracy, former New Jersey Gov. Thomas Kean Sr. said Wednesday.
A working group of lawmakers appointed by Speaker John Boehner released a set of recommendations to the House GOP conference Wednesday, including $1.5 in new spending and proposals to send the National Guard to the border and require the Obama administration to form a border security plan as tens of thousands of illegal alien children stream across ... (more)
Editor's note: LZ Granderson is a CNN contributor, a senior writer for ESPN and a lecturer at Northwestern University.
The global struggle against terrorism has "entered a new and dangerous phase" with growing threats posed by foreign fighters returning from the civil war in Syria and the vulnerability of critical systems to cyber attack, the original authors of the 9/11 Commission report concluded in a new analysis.
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul demonstrated that he is certainly not qualified to chair the "intelligence" committee, by mindlessly repeating that "the president of the United States is the only person" who can stop Russian President Vladimir Putin from aggression several times during a brief interview with CNN's Candy ... (more)
Leaders along the Texas border with Mexico slammed Gov. Rick Perry's move Monday to send 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas, saying overwhelmed counties need law enforcement and charitable aid, not militarization.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 01:20 am
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