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New intelligence director shakes up hierarchy

Memo from John Negroponte instructs CIA officials to report to him on certain intelligence matters.

Los Alamos director steps down

Pete Nanos leaves the prestigious laboratory after two years of scandal and discord.

Reports of sexual assaults rise in the military

Defense Department officials expect more victims to come forward because of new confidentiality policies.

Ex-FBI translator plans appeal to Supreme Court

Appeals court upholds lower court's ruling that dismissed Sibel Edmonds' lawsuit against Justice Department.

Security clearance czar still not named

OMB officials say they are taking the situation “very seriously.”

Homeland security agency evaluates border needs

U.S. Border Patrol aims for optimal mix of detection technology and rapidly deployable agents.

Rumsfeld sees fewer base closings in upcoming round

Defense secretary tells reporters that overcapacity is "less than half" the 20-25 percent previously reported.

Military vaccines trigger special treatment for 1,200

Cases correspond with a massive Defense Department effort to vaccinate U.S. forces against anthrax and smallpox before and after the invasion of Iraq.

Armed Services chair eyes Pentagon acquisition process

Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., is concerned about skyrocketing costs of weapons systems due to addition of specific requirements to programs.

House spending panel slaps DHS for missed deadlines

House appropriators slash more than $700 million from various Homeland Security agencies for failing to provide timely information on missions.

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