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Senate homeland security panel to add staff

New staff members will be added due to expansion of Governmental Affairs Committee's jurisdiction to cover the Homeland Security Department.

Biological attack likely by 2020, report warns

Acts of bioterrorism would be “particularly suited” to smaller and better-informed terrorist groups likely to emerge.

Several names floated for base closing commission

Panel will decide which bases should be shuttered or realigned in 2005.

FEMA: No ‘widespread fraud’ in Florida hurricane aid

Agency pledges to cooperate fully with Senate investigation and collect any money that was erroneously disbursed.

Study calls for public health preparedness standards

New Century Foundation reports finds that federal funding might be wasted if uniform public health standards are not put in place across the country.

Army to fund vaccine treatment centers

Future of centers—which deal with severe side effects of anthrax, smallpox and other biological defense vaccines—was in question.

Navy officers suggest cuts will reshape shipbuilders

"Laws of economics" will determine how many shipyards survive, key Navy official says.

Homeland Security reverses secrecy policy, but protests persist

Unions and government watchdog group seek more clarity, stronger protections for disclosing information.

Druyun scandal may lead to more vacancies at the Pentagon

Air Force acquisition chief says "there are many people now lining up to leave."

Exiting Secretary Ridge acknowledges mistakes

Homeland Security leader offers advice to successor.