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Senators express concerns about intelligence reorganization

At a hastily called hearing, they say 9/11 commission's push for change may cause turf battles, abuses of power.

Commission: Agencies still not sharing information

Current system would not prevent another large-scale terrorist attack, 9/11 panel chief says.

For Boston’s federal workers, a quiet week

Calm prevails for 18,000 who had prepared for the worst with the Democratic convention in town.

Trained for mass casualties, emergency personnel encounter few problems

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention paid for extra hazardous materials and mass casualty training for Boston’s EMTs and paramedics in preparation for the convention.

Former Defense secretary calls for more Homeland Security funding

William Cohen said Thursday that more attention must be paid to securing the nation’s borders.

Surveillance cameras key to convention security efforts

The cameras help law enforcement agencies keep an eye on things inside and outside the convention hall, but raise privacy concerns.

Kerry calls for Sept. 11 commission to continue work

Democratic standard-bearer says the panel should each reports every six months on the status of implementing its recommendations.

Former Iraq inspector calls for new weapons control policy

Federal intelligence agencies not prepared to develop much-needed new technology, he says.

In Boston, security goes to the dogs

Dozens of federal, state, and local canines help sniff out potential danger during convention week.