The federal government is studying how to use Twitter for surveillance on depressed people.
The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) began a study financed by the National Institutes of Health last month that will provide “population level depression monitoring” through the social media site.
Former officials with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday urged members of Congress to centralize oversight and codify the responsibilities of a department whose budget has more than doubled since its creation about a decade ago.
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President Barack Obama’s pick to be the deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security is currently under investigation for helping Anthony Rodham, a close business partner of Terry McAuliffe and brother of Hillary Clinton, secure foreign investments for his investment firm.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced Friday she will resign in early September to become president of the University of California system. President Barack Obama will now have to appoint a nominee to replace her.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working to “cut costs” after a government oversight agency found that the department is potentially wasting billions of taxpayer dollars on dysfunctional, fragmented, and bloated programs, an agency spokesperson told the Washington Free Beacon.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reserves the right to buy up to 750 million rounds of ammunition over the next five years and currently has “two years worth” of ammo on hand, or around 247 million rounds in its inventory, the department’s top procurement official said Thursday during congressional testimony.
Deportation statistics touted by the Obama administration came under fire earlier this month when experts testifying in federal court suggested that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is artificially inflating the numbers of deported illegal immigrants who have committed crime.
The Department of Homeland Security came under fire at a congressional hearing on Tuesday morning for bloated payrolls, misleading statements about the sequestration, and failing to prepare adequately for the impending budget cuts.
The Department of Homeland Security’s release of thousands of illegal immigrants from detention centers and its plans to furlough tens of thousands of border agents due to the sequester comes at the same time the agency continues to hire and make questionable expenditures.