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Thu, 2015-10-22 10:27 AM

Jeh Johnson, DHS

Washington, DC, October 8 - “Chairman Johnson, Senator Carper, and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to be here. I welcome the opportunity to appear before you with Directors...
Thu, 2015-10-22 10:14 AM
Atlanta, GA, October 15 - Drug overdose is the leading cause of injury death in the United States – mostly due to abuse and misuse of prescription opioid pain relievers, benzodiazepines (sedatives/...
Wed, 2015-10-21 10:49 AM

Gen. Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command

Hill Air Force Base, UT, - Base officials and the Top of Utah community officially welcomed the F-35 Lightning II at a ceremony here Oct. 14, an event that formally marked the beginning of F-35...
Tue, 2015-10-20 07:52 PM

RDML Paul Thomas

Written testimony of USCG Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy RDML Paul Thomas titled “Protecting Maritime Facilities in the 21st Century: Are Our Nation’s Ports at Risk for a Cyber-Attack?”
Mon, 2015-10-19 10:48 AM
Waltham, MA, October 15 - Boston Engineering today announced a contract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to develop a prototype to enhance hurricane forecasting. The...
Sun, 2015-10-18 10:39 AM
Atlanta, GA, October 14 - Preliminary results of a study into persistence of Ebola virus in body fluids show that some men still produce semen samples that test positive for Ebola virus nine months...
Thu, 2015-10-15 10:36 PM

US Rep. Grace Napolitano

Washington, DC, October 14 - As water shortages continue to plague California, mayors from across the country will be meeting in Los Angeles, CA for The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM)...
Wed, 2015-10-14 11:12 PM

2010 Keynote Speaker: Ret. 4-Star General Barry McCaffrey

GSN announced today that in response to a number of requests to stretch the closing date for entries in its 2015 Homeland Security Awards Program, the deadline has been extended to Friday, October 23...
Wed, 2015-10-14 01:52 PM
Miami, FL, October 12 - Researchers from FIU's College of Engineering and Computing have teamed up with four other universities and a utility company to help safeguard the nation's power utilities...
Tue, 2015-10-13 08:22 PM

Gov. Mike Pence

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced that he has directed the state to add $3.5 million in funds to the state’s Secured School Safety Grant program. That boost means that more than $9 million will be...
Tue, 2015-10-13 07:52 PM
By Steve Bittenbender Both CSX and its contractor, in separate inspections, failed to spot a defect in the railroad that ultimately caused a derailment in February that led to a massive oil fire and...
Mon, 2015-10-12 05:38 PM
Phoenix, AR, October 9 - A Phoenix-area property manager who previously pleaded guilty to harboring illegal aliens has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for her role in a far-reaching scheme to...

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced drunk driving fatalities decreased from 10,322 in 2012 to 10,076 in 2013. NHTSA also announced that overall traffic fatalities decreased from 33,561 in 2012 to 32,719 in 2013, with 31 percent of all fatalities resulting from a drunk driving crash measured from .08 BAC and above.Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), a nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking, learned that drunk driving fatalities continued to top 10,000.
The law firm representing ten families -- nine of whom lost family members in the Sandy Hook shooting, along with a teacher who was shot multiple times but survived -- has said they have initiated a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. The lawsuit alleges negligence and wrongful death.
In a letter addressed to Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest AIDS nonprofit organization in the U.S.
With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.
We’re almost through hurricane season, and so far we’ve been lucky: none of the hurricanes or tropical storms have caused significant damage. Even so, we’re not out of the woods yet. Researchers at Colorado State University predicted the 2014 hurricane season would see three storms making landfall, and one will be a Category 3 or higher.
 

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