Articles by Zach Rausnitz
As the values and beliefs of Islam have entered public debate in light of fears about terrorist attacks carried out by Muslim extremists, there's an imperative for public schools to better educate students about the religion, says a report from the Brookings Institution.
The historic drought conditions in California are expected to lead to earlier wildfires this year, says a report from the National Interagency Fire Center.
Conditions at Mexico's southern border show little to suggest that Mexico and Guatemala have enough capacity for or interest in building the kind of strict controls seen at Mexico's northern border, a new report indicates.
A federal appeals court ruled that a Mexican immigrant was wrongly deported after he failed to prove that he couldn't escape torture by relocating to another part of Mexico. Instead, whether or not internal relocation is an option should be just one factor weighed in determining whether the person is likely to be tortured, the ruling says.
The centralized leadership training that the Homeland Security Department oversees for its components sometimes isn't all applicable to those components, says a report from the Government Accountability Office.
Republicans in the House and the Senate introduced a series of bills last week that would allow the government to strip the passports and citizenship of Americans who join foreign terrorist organizations.
Another wave of unaccompanied minors crossing the border into the United States from Central America is likely to occur before long, an expert on Central America and organized crime said Sept. 12 at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Customs and Border Protection built employee housing in an Arizona town that cost nearly eight times as much as the town's average home price.
Underused vehicles cost the Homeland Security Department tens of millions of dollars in fiscal 2012, according to the DHS office of inspector general.
By the end of next week, federal agency laboratories will have to have begun reviews of their safety practices in the wake of widely publicized lapses at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and elsewhere.