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Senate approves intelligence reform bill

Measure to create national intelligence director and overhaul intelligence apparatus now heads to President Bush.

House passes intelligence overhaul bill

Overcoming opposition of key legislators, measure passes by a wide margin and heads to the Senate.

Compromise clears way for intelligence overhaul vote

Following several phone calls involving President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, negotiators finally break impasse. House and Senate votes are likely Tuesday and Wednesday.

Cost of unmanned aerial vehicle program triples

The Defense Department has sought additional capabilities for the aircraft, resulting in the production of fewer units than originally planned.

OMB sides with Senate on Air Force tankers deal

White House rejects assertions by House lawmakers that the Air Force could continue current efforts to acquire 100 tanker aircraft from Boeing.

Former commander calls for new military-civilian planning organization

Problems in Iraq were realized years ago, but government did not force interagency planning, says retired Marine general.

Pentagon increases reliance on supplemental budget requests

House budget chairman says lawmakers are "growing frustrated" with the Defense Department's fiscal planning.

DHS doles out $2.5 billion in grants to states, high-risk areas

Funding is targeted to areas based on population, threats and critical infrastructure.

Prospects for intelligence overhaul bill remain uncertain

House leaders may not decide until Monday whether to schedule a vote on the bill.