ASPEN, Colo.—DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson confirmed Thursday that the Obama administration in January anticipated a surge of some 60,000 illegal children crossing the Southwest Border.
So far, only two cases among the flood of illegal immigrants this year raised concerns that terrorists were entering the United States, Johnson said during remarks to a security conference.
Johnson recalled visiting a detention center in Brownsville, Texas, in January where 82 percent of a group of 995 detainees were from 30 different countries.
Acting Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Sloan Gibson told the House Veterans Affairs Committee on Thursday that in order to meet “current demand” his department needs over $17 billion in additional funding.
The Israel Defense Forces is calling out a United Nations aid agency for falsely claiming that the IDF did not permit civilians to evacuate a Gaza school where 15 people were killed today.
Republicans continue to slam Sen. Mark Warner (D., Va.) for what they call his misleading advocacy of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to Virginia voters, including that it would lower health care costs for consumers.
Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin’s legal foundation is asking a federal judge to sanction the Environmental Protection Agency for destroying public records.
ASPEN, Colo.—Al Qaeda, nation states, and criminals are preparing for major cyber attacks against U.S. infrastructure that could be comparable to the devastating September 11 attacks on New York and Washington, a senior Justice Department official said on Thursday.
“We’re in a pre-9/11 moment, in some respects, with cyber,” said John Carlin, assistant attorney general for national security in the Justice Department.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) proposed major reform to federal safety net programs at the American Enterprise Institute on Thursday.
Republican House Budget Committee members also released on Thursday Expanding Opportunity in America, a draft of a hefty report detailing the proposal’s intricacies.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday that Russia was firing artillery across the border into Ukraine to target Ukrainian military positions in the conflict against pro-Russian separatists.
Chairman Jeff Miller (R., Fla.) accused the Department of Veteran Affairs on Thursday of continuously stonewalling members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and their staffers.
The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to grant a waiver to provide favorable status in wireless auctions to an Obama donor is “as unlawful as it is absurd,” FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai said Wednesday.
Duke University has installed as the new director of its $3 million Islamic Studies Center a controversial Iranian-American professor whose scholarship has come under fire for anti-Israel bias and who once used a picture of dead Jews in Nazi death camps to illustrate his writing on the Palestinians.
JERUSALEM–At least five times in the past week in Gaza, Israeli tanks equipped with a revolutionary defense system have deflected anti-tank missiles fired at them by Hamas fighters, according to the Israeli army.
The United States will withdraw almost completely from Afghanistan at the end of the year, but for many of the Afghan interpreters that served alongside U.S. combat troops, their tour of duty is far from over.
Thousands of Afghan allies—who lived, worked, and dodged Taliban fire side by side with American soldiers, under the promise that they would be eligible for U.S. visas after their service—are facing increasing threats from enemy combatants as American troops withdraw, advocates say.