(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden used to steadfastly avoid uttering the name, "Donald Trump." But now, bolstered by stronger poll numbers and relatively positive economic news, Biden as of late has been seeking to make the midterm elections a referendum on the former president --... Read More.
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- In the early months of the pandemic, security experts sounded the alarm over the possible escalation of online radicalization and terrorist violence as people isolated and spent more time on social media. An internal Department of Homeland Security memo in early 2020... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Within the pages of the alleged Buffalo shooter's plan to attack a Buffalo, New York supermarket, he described the radical ideals he said he cultivated on the internet. It included racist and antisemitic rants reminiscent of the sentiments espoused by shooters who... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Shortly after the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, then-top Department of Homeland Security official Alejandro Mayorkas saw a picture of a Federal Emergency Management Agency analysis as part of the investigation — and realized the equipment used, to illustrate what happened on the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When U.S. Army veteran Brian Snow drove 12 hours from his home in Indiana to Washington for then-President Donald Trump’s rally on the Ellipse Jan. 6 -- amid chants of "stop the steal" -- he came prepared for a fight. Clad in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In May 2020, as protests over the death of George Floyd raged across the country, federal security officer Dave Patrick Underwood was shot and killed while protecting the federal courthouse in Oakland, California. The alleged shooter, Steven Carrillo, an active-duty Air Force... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Just days before the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack at the United States Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said domestic violent extremism remains one of "the greatest terrorism related threats" the country faces. "Over the past year, we in the Department... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- While COVID-19's surge has ebbed, violence is on the rise across the United States. There has been a rash of gun violence in what President Joe Biden called an "epidemic," including several public mass shootings, increases in incidents in major metropolitan areas... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The United States is facing "threats that have evolved significantly and become increasingly complex and volatile in 2021," according to an updated National Terrorism Advisory System bulletin on domestic violent extremism issued Friday by the Department of Homeland Security. "These threats include those... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas are set to testify in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday at a hearing centered around the domestic violent extremist threat facing the country. Both are expected to highlight new initiatives... Read More.