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Government Pre-Crime, Data Mining Operations Raising Privacy Concerns
2011-10-10 05:18:37

The Department of Homeland Security is allowing members of the public to voluntarily participate in a new program that has been created to try and predict when an individual will commit a crime,

Racing Against Time
2011-09-21 07:55:19

Homeland Security has a new tool available for rapidly rescuing those trapped beneath concrete.

2011-08-16 08:00:00

The Liquid Bomb Plot Presents Exclusive Interviews With CIA and Homeland Security Agents on the Chilling and Tense Global Surveillance Operation That Uncovered a Plot to Kill More Than 2,000 People The Liquid Bomb Plot Premieres This Sunday, August 21, 2011, at 9 P.M.

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2011-07-26 09:35:00

The Department of Homeland Security’s senior cyber security official abruptly resigned on Monday amid several high-profile attacks on government computer systems.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.