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The Secret Service's Problems May Be Older and Harder to Fix Than You Thought

Readers offer solutions that go beyond Pierson's resignation and undoing the DHS merger.

Watch a Tearful Montel Williams Urge Obama to Help a Marine in Mexican Custody

"I think the president needs to pick up the phone," the television host pleaded.

Do the Secret Service's Security Lapses Go Past the White House?

The service does more than just protect the president. But little is publicly known about the procedures around others the agency guards.

Four Ways to Help Millennials Break into the Tight Housing Market

A former top Obama housing official says it's a myth that millennials don't want to buy homes. But government and lenders could make it easier for them.

Republicans’ Contraception Puzzle

Are they warming to birth control, or do they just have selective amnesia?

When Plagiarism Doesn't Matter

Scott Walker's Democratic challenger is facing heat for copying policy ideas from other candidates. But many other contenders, from both parties, have used similar tactics.

Why Women Are Democrats' Last Best Hope to Salvage the Senate

Republicans are nervously watching the gender gap widen as Democrats press their advantage with female voters.

How Republicans Stopped Being 'Tough on Crime'

GOP lawmakers in Congress are moving toward prison reform. Is this the final frontier for bipartisanship?

Is the Senate Ethics Committee Working?

The secretive panel has taken no public action against a senator in more than two years.

ALEC CEO: Google's Departure Was Like Getting Dumped Via Text Message

The American Legislative Exchange Council's Lisa Nelson said she was unaware of Google's decision prior to an announcement by Eric Schmidt last week.

The Ebola Plan Was in Place, So Why Did It Falter in Dallas?

A hospital mix-up led to a U.S. patient showing signs of the virus being sent home on his first visit.

The FCC Is Promising Big Payouts for Local TV Stations That Go Off the Air

The government wants to use the airwaves to improve cell-phone connections. 

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns

"I salute her 30 years of distinguished service to the Secret Service and the Nation," said the Homeland Security secretary.

Police Around the Country Are Distributing Software That Makes It Easier to Hack Your Computer

ComputerCOP is meant to protect children from Internet predators, but an investigation finds the program makes computers more vulnerable to abuse.

How Do You Balance the Need to Curtail Ebola With the Right to Liberty?

In their quest to contain the spread of Ebola or other illnesses, officials must also make sure they don't trample on the civil rights of those deemed at risk.   &nb...

How Denver Leaders Pulled Off a Public Transit Miracle

Voters agreed to tax themselves for a commuter rail network. Then a budget shortfall almost doomed the whole project. Now it's on track to completion.

Lawmaker Says Marine Will Soon Be Released From Mexican Jail

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is "confident" that a soldier suffering from PTSD will be headed back to the U.S. 

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The Secret Service's Problems May Be Older and Harder to Fix Than You Thought

Readers offer solutions that go beyond Pierson's resignation and undoing the DHS merger.

Watch a Tearful Montel Williams Urge Obama to Help a Marine in Mexican Custody

"I think the president needs to pick up the phone," the television host pleaded.

Do the Secret Service's Security Lapses Go Past the White House?

The service does more than just protect the president. But little is publicly known about the procedures around others the agency guards.

Four Ways to Help Millennials Break into the Tight Housing Market

A former top Obama housing official says it's a myth that millennials don't want to buy homes. But government and lenders could make it easier for them.

Republicans’ Contraception Puzzle

Are they warming to birth control, or do they just have selective amnesia?

When Plagiarism Doesn't Matter

Scott Walker's Democratic challenger is facing heat for copying policy ideas from other candidates. But many other contenders, from both parties, have used similar tactics.

Why Women Are Democrats' Last Best Hope to Salvage the Senate

Republicans are nervously watching the gender gap widen as Democrats press their advantage with female voters.

How Republicans Stopped Being 'Tough on Crime'

GOP lawmakers in Congress are moving toward prison reform. Is this the final frontier for bipartisanship?

Is the Senate Ethics Committee Working?

The secretive panel has taken no public action against a senator in more than two years.

ALEC CEO: Google's Departure Was Like Getting Dumped Via Text Message

The American Legislative Exchange Council's Lisa Nelson said she was unaware of Google's decision prior to an announcement by Eric Schmidt last week.

The Ebola Plan Was in Place, So Why Did It Falter in Dallas?

A hospital mix-up led to a U.S. patient showing signs of the virus being sent home on his first visit.

The FCC Is Promising Big Payouts for Local TV Stations That Go Off the Air

The government wants to use the airwaves to improve cell-phone connections. 

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns

"I salute her 30 years of distinguished service to the Secret Service and the Nation," said the Homeland Security secretary.

Police Around the Country Are Distributing Software That Makes It Easier to Hack Your Computer

ComputerCOP is meant to protect children from Internet predators, but an investigation finds the program makes computers more vulnerable to abuse.

How Do You Balance the Need to Curtail Ebola With the Right to Liberty?

In their quest to contain the spread of Ebola or other illnesses, officials must also make sure they don't trample on the civil rights of those deemed at risk.   &nb...

How Denver Leaders Pulled Off a Public Transit Miracle

Voters agreed to tax themselves for a commuter rail network. Then a budget shortfall almost doomed the whole project. Now it's on track to completion.

Lawmaker Says Marine Will Soon Be Released From Mexican Jail

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is "confident" that a soldier suffering from PTSD will be headed back to the U.S. 

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