The House Appropriations Committee included $9.7 million in the fiscal 2005 homeland security spending bill for the initiative.
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Claims being processed at high volumes after initial computer glitch is resolved.
Justice Department moves to prevent whistleblower, Congress and federal court from disclosing information about attacks.
Complaint alleges agencies have failed to adequately respond to Freedom of Information Act requests.
More stringent requirements could be in place by the end of next year.
There are no technological barriers to transferring authority for analyzing intelligence on terrorist threats from CIA to Homeland Security.
Forty studies dating back almost to the birth of the CIA have lamented that no one's really in charge of the nation's intelligence apparatus.
Lawmakers want information on returning troops in preparation for the next round of base closures.
Efforts include continued efforts to develop new vaccines against smallpox and anthrax.