Cyber attacks on computers that run the nation’s energy grid, nuclear reactors and water-treatment plants are increasing with potentially lethal effects, the Department of Homeland Security’s top investigator said.
A man faces up to a crippling disability. A friendship is tested. The fate of nations hangs on difficult personal choices. “The King’s Speech” has everything required for a great play, except a script.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration, after backing off a move to end the ban on passengers carrying pocket knives onto airplanes, may face an inspector general’s investigation into its decision-making.
U.S. air marshals, who have clandestinely taken thousands of flights to protect passengers since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, may no longer be worth their approximately $1 billion annual cost, a House panel said.
Lawmakers from both political parties called for investigations -- and possible prosecutions -- of leaks about the intelligence operation that thwarted a terrorist attack by Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.