A yearlong investigation by The Center for Investigative Reporting and CNN has found that despite the image of safety they project, armed guards often pose a threat in an industry rife with lax laws, minimal oversight and almost no accountability.
The U.S. Border Patrol's annual report had some startling apprehension statistics, but the report was taken down hours after it was posted online last month, leading some to wonder if the midterm elections played a part in the decision.
Law enforcement seminars, which began after the Sept. 11 attacks, include tactics to control crowds during protests and riots. For some, the training highlights how the friendly cop on the beat has been replaced by military-style troops.
A federal judge in Arizona has ordered the U.S. government to revoke the citizenship of a woman at the center of a 2007 security breach involving a Chinese national who worked inside an Arizona intelligence center.