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Anti-Nuke Nun, Protesters Enter Tennessee Complex

Anti-Nuke Nun, Protesters Enter Tennessee Complex

File photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(OAK RIDGE, Tenn.) — Two men and an 82-year-old nun who allegedly broke into the U.S. government’s only storage facility for weapons-grade enriched uranium in Oak Ridge, Tenn., Saturday and splashed it with human blo…

America’s Failing Grade on Cyber Attack Readiness

America’s Failing Grade on Cyber Attack Readiness

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The man in charge of America’s cyber operations said that on a scale of one to 10, the nation’s preparedness to deal with a major cyber attack on critical infrastructure sits at a dismal three. “Somebody who finds …

Muslim Rights Group Counters Bachmann National Security Allegations

Muslim Rights Group Counters Bachmann National Security Allegations

Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A Muslim human rights group has issued a strong response to the allegations from House Republican members that longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s family, as well as other prominent Muslim-Americ…

Flight Schools Still Unknowingly Training Terrorists?

Flight Schools Still Unknowingly Training Terrorists?

Chris Rank/Bloomberg via Getty Image(WASHINGTON) — More than a decade after the Sept. 11 terror attacks that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 Americans, thousands of foreign flight students are still not subject to terror database screening until aft…

Man Who Crashed Utah Plane Wanted in Killing

Man Who Crashed Utah Plane Wanted in Killing

Obtained by ABC News(ST. GEORGE, Utah) — An airline captain who entered a small Utah airport early this morning and damaged a SkyWest Airlines jetliner, a terminal building and some parked vehicles had been sought by authorities in the death of his gi…

Sleep Deprivation Blamed for JetBlue Pilot’s March Meltdown

Sleep Deprivation Blamed for JetBlue Pilot’s March Meltdown

Scott Olson/Getty Images(DALLAS) — The JetBlue airline pilot who went on a frightening in-flight tirade in March, forcing the flight to be diverted, was having a “brief psychotic disorder” because of sleep deprivation, a psychologist testified at a he…

Massachusetts Man to Plead Guilty in Model Plane Terror Plot

Massachusetts Man to Plead Guilty in Model Plane Terror Plot

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A Massachusetts man accused of plotting to attack the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol building with model planes filled with C-4 explosives will plead guilty to two terror charges, say prosecutors, and serve a 17-year fe…

Would Al Qaeda’s Wildfire ‘Ember Bomb’ Really Work?

Would Al Qaeda’s Wildfire ‘Ember Bomb’ Really Work?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Al Qaeda’s plan to attack America by using an “ember bomb” to ignite wildfires is so impractical that the terror group would be better off armed with a cigarette lighter, according to California f…

July 4th: Despite No Specific Threats, Officials Stepping Up Security

July 4th: Despite No Specific Threats, Officials Stepping Up Security

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you’re headed to a major Fourth of July celebration on Wednesday, you can expect to see more police and security officials milling around.While officials say no specific threats or terror plots have been discovered,…

Federal Officials Seek Help Identifying Teen in ‘Dangerous Environment’

Federal Officials Seek Help Identifying Teen in ‘Dangerous Environment’

ICE (NEW YORK) — In an unusual move, federal authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a young person they believe may be in a “dangerous environment.” Officials said they believe finding the boy could also help the…

Alexandria Man Admits to Capitol Bomb Plot

Alexandria Man Admits to Capitol Bomb Plot

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Amine Mohammed El Khalifi, 29, of Alexandria, plead guilty in federal court Friday on charges of plotting to suicide bomb the Capitol earlier this year, according to the Washington Post.Under a plea bargain with th…

Atlanta Jail Asks Inmates to Put New Locks to the Test

Atlanta Jail Asks Inmates to Put New Locks to the Test

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — An Atlanta jail is offering $20 worth of commissary items to the inmate who can defeat its new lock system. Fulton County Jail inmates have been able to break the current locks of their cells and roam free, which comp…

Atlanta Jail Asks Inmates to Put New Locks to the Test

Atlanta Jail Asks Inmates to Put New Locks to the Test

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — An Atlanta jail is offering $20 worth of commissary items to the inmate who can defeat its new lock system. Fulton County Jail inmates have been able to break the current locks of their cells and roam free, which comp…

Former TSA Agent Arrested for Demonstrating Pat Down

Former TSA Agent Arrested for Demonstrating Pat Down

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A former TSA agent in Ft. Myers, Fla., who received a pat down she found intrusive is heading to court in early July to protest misdemeanor battery charges after she demonstrated on a security supervisor to complain about the way …

Is a Military Drone Base Coming to Your Hometown?

Is a Military Drone Base Coming to Your Hometown?

JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Death-dealing drones buzzing above may be a constant worry for militants in far-flung lands, but now more of America’s aerial assassins and their spying compatriots could be coming to your backyard — ju…

Obama Interrupted By Heckler During Rose Garden Announcement

Obama Interrupted By Heckler During Rose Garden Announcement

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama was in the middle of delivering remarks on immigration in the Rose Garden this afternoon when he was interrupted and heckled repeatedly by a reporter.The man, later identified as Neil Munro o…

JetBlue Pilot Who Disrupted Flight Declared Competent to Stand Trial

JetBlue Pilot Who Disrupted Flight Declared Competent to Stand Trial

Courtesy: Randall County Sheriff’s Office(DALLAS) — A Texas judge has cleared the way for a JetBlue Airways pilot to go to trial.JetBlue flight 191 from New York was about half-way to Las Vegas on March 27 when, according to passengers, captain …

Obama Relaxing Deportation Rules for Younger Illegal Immigrants

Obama Relaxing Deportation Rules for Younger Illegal Immigrants

Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is relaxing rules for younger illegal immigrants who haven’t broken the law since coming into the country as children. The Homeland Security Department will no longer deport those immigran…

Audit Finds Problems with DHS Drone Program Management

Audit Finds Problems with DHS Drone Program Management

JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) does not have an adequate plan for running the fleet of drones the agency uses on the southern and northern borders, according to a report by the Department of Homeland…

Attorney General Appoints Federal Prosecutors for Leak Investigations

Attorney General Appoints Federal Prosecutors for Leak Investigations

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — Attorney General Eric Holder ordered two federal prosecutors Friday night to open criminal investigations into a series of national security leaks to the news media.Holder appointed Ron Machen, th…

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