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Senators subpoena base closing documents

Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., argue that the information is needed for local hearings.

House panel OKs Defense appropriations measure

Some cuts to major weapons systems go deeper than House authorizers had recommended.

Report on DHS cybersecurity initiatives expected next month

Officials hope the document will encourage agencies to support the department's cyber response plan.

Non-Mexican migrants swamp immigration, border agencies

Surge in numbers pouring into the country have lawmakers, policymakers and federal law enforcement officials scrambling for solutions.

Pentagon IG tanker report points finger at senior officials

Report implicates more than a half-dozen senior Pentagon officials in wrongdoing, but strikes names of many other, more mid-level acquisition personnel.

House Defense spending bill boosts R&D funds

Measure makes several adjustments to major procurement programs and fully funds president's request for a 3.1 percent pay raise for military personnel.

Pentagon IG: Defense official could face criminal charges

Report identifies several former Pentagon leaders as central to the tanker deal, as well as current acquisition chief, Michael Wynne.

Ex-federal officials question pace of FBI reforms

Members of last year's 9/11 commission, reviewing progress on recommendations, will weigh whether agency should be disbanded.

Pentagon misses deadline for releasing base-closing data

Sens. Collins and Lieberman continue to press for the information.

Zippo fires up effort to ease TSA restrictions on lighters

Having won a battle to allow unfilled lighters on airplanes, company lobbies TSA to let passengers travel with filled lighters in checked bags.

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