After 10 years on the job, the nation's 44,000 airport screeners on Thursday came a giant step closer to having their first-ever collective bargaining agreement.
Just hours before the Supreme Court was to announce the fate of President Barack Obama's most significant legislative accomplishment, members of Congress from both sides of the aisle brought their families to the South Lawn of the White House on Wednesday night for the annual Congressional picnic.
A passenger who claimed to have a device surgically implanted inside her spurred authorities to divert a North Carolina-bound jetliner to Maine on Tuesday, federal officials said.
A passenger on the US Airways flight talks to CNN about the events leading to and following the security landing.
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) says there is no racial profiling by the New York Police Department.
The Senate Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a public hearing on the prostitution scandal involving U.S. military and Secret Service agents in Colombia.
U.S. and other intelligence agencies recently broke up a plot to bomb an airliner and have seized an explosive device that is similar to ones previously used by al Qaeda, officials said Monday.
The woman at the center of the U.S. Secret Service prostitution scandal embraced her notoriety and spilled colorful details Friday about alcohol flowing like water and Secret Service agents dancing on a bar.
An escort in the Secret Service scandal tells her side of events that happened in Cartagena.
Author Ronald Kessler says a cultural tone within the Secret Service could passively condone bad behavior.
Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan has cooperated properly with congressional investigators looking into the prostitution scandal in Colombia last month before President Barack Obama's visit, influential House members said Wednesday.
A member of the U.S. military assigned to the White House Communications Agency is under investigation in connection with alleged misconduct in Colombia, bringing to 12 the total number of military personnel being reviewed, officials said Monday.
CNN's Candy Crowley reports on how the Secret Service is handling the fallout of its biggest scandal ever.
A Senate committee will expand its probe into the U.S. Secret Service this week following a scandal involving prostitutes in Colombia in advance of a recent trip by the president.
Two Secret Service supervisors who have lost their jobs in a prostitute scandal during a recent trip to Colombia are David Chaney and Greg Stokes, a source familiar with the investigation told CNN National Security Contributor Fran Townsend on Thursday.
Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino says the sex scandal has embarrassed the agency and agents' family members.
Three U.S. Secret Service members will leave the agency because of an alleged prostitution scandal in Colombia, the agency said Wednesday.
The trial of mass murderer Anders Breivik has confirmed one thing so far: He seems quite mad. Looking plump and dumb, with a slightly receding hairline, the Norwegian gave a right-wing salute as he entered the courtroom and smirked his way through CCTV footage of his handiwork.
Secret Service agents were sent home following a prostitution scandal in Colombia.
A group of Secret Service agents and officers sent to Colombia ahead of President Barack Obama were relieved of duty and returned home amid allegations of misconduct that involved prostitution, according to two U.S. government sources familiar with the investigation.
In Hollywood movies, they're often portrayed as danger-dodging men with dark glasses, smoothly working behind the scenes to protect the president at any cost.
CNN's Dan Lothian takes us behind the scenes of the Secret Service prostitution scandal.
Eleven Secret Service members are relieved of duty amid allegations of misconduct in Colombia involving prostitution.
President Barack Obama called Sunday for a "thorough" and "rigorous" investigation into allegations involving prostitutes and Secret Service agents in Colombia.
Anthony Cordesman from the Center for Strategic and International Studies gives his perspective on Iraq's current climate.
Three security contractors, two of them American veterans and one from Fiji, have been freed in Iraq almost three weeks after they were detained by the Iraqi Army, U.S. Rep. Peter King said Wednesday.
A woman charged with sending threatening packages to two lawmakers, including a U.S. representative, was killed Sunday after she tried to attack a police officer at her home near Atlanta, police and the lawmakers said Monday.
New York Rep. Peter King and community organizers Van Jones square off over the mission of Occupy Wall Street protesters.
A federal jury found two Minnesota women guilty Thursday of raising money for Al-Shabaab, the al Qaeda-affiliated militant group in Somalia.
This week the U.S. Justice Department accused an Iranian-American, who allegedly has ties to Iran's elite Quds Force, of attempting to hire a man he thought was a Mexican cartel hitman to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States.
Rep. Peter King tells Erin Burnett that the Iranians have crossed the line if the alleged terror plot is true.
With many sanctions already in place, the U.S. government is poised to take an even stronger stance Wednesday against Iran amid allegations that Tehran was behind a plot to assassinate a Saudi envoy on U.S. soil.
CNN's Carl Azuz recalls the events and times of an infamous day in American history. .
Ten years after the September 11th attacks, the nation still isn't fully prepared to handle another huge disaster, Lee Hamilton, one of the co-chairmen of the 9/11 Commission, said Thursday.
Kathryn Bigelow, who made the Oscar-winning movie "The Hurt Locker" on the Iraq war, is in the preliminary stages of making a movie about the killing of Osama bin Laden and has gotten access to top White House, Pentagon and CIA officials about the raid.
Al-Shabaab, the al Qaeda-affiliated militant group in Somalia, has recruited more than 40 Muslim-Americans and 20 Canadians, U.S. Rep. Peter King said Wednesday as he opened a third congressional hearing on Muslim-American radicalization.
Despite Somali-Americans' positive integration into the United States and little evidence of extremism in their ranks, U.S. Rep. Peter King is holding a congressional hearing Wednesday to investigate the recruitment of Somali-American youth by Al Shabaab, a terrorist organization with links to al Qaeda.
A federal judge declined to set bond Friday for a man accused of stowing away aboard a cross-country flight, saying he needs more information on the suspect before potentially allowing him to walk free on bail.
A man is charged with being a stowaway after he allegedly flew from New York to Los Angeles without a boarding pass.
Experts testify that prisoners in US facilities have been radicalized and subsequently committed terrorist acts.
The danger of Islamic radicalization inside U.S. prisons "remains real and present," said Rep. Peter King of New York, the Republican chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. But during a Wednesday hearing on the subject, others said there are only a few cases in which prison radicalization has been linked to terrorism.
Walk into Rep. Peter King's Capitol Hill office, and you are overwhelmed with how much the New York Republican is consumed by the September 11, 2001, attacks. There are photos on the walls of funerals he attended, images of a smoky Brooklyn Bridge, and baseball caps with sayings including "USS New York, Never Forget."
CNN's Dana Bash takes a closer look at the man behind the hearings on radical Islam in America.
Within hours of President Barack Obama's announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed, politics entered the fray.
CNN's Dana Bash reports on calls by some legislators to cut U.S. funding to Pakistan.
Rep. Peter King says al Qaeda's tactics have changed and "radicalization" hearings are crucial to keep America safe.
If a presidential candidate running for office in 2012, or for that matter in years past (say, 2004 or 2008), said "there is no radical Muslim threat in America," it would immediately disqualify that candidate. It would be a worse gaffe than President Gerald Ford saying, "There is no Soviet dominance of Eastern Europe."
A Congressional hearing on "radicalized" Muslims could inflame American Muslim sensitivity. Jeanne Meserve reports.
Al Qaeda is watching America closely Thursday. Every so often, with the best of intentions, Americans blunder and provide our enemies with great propaganda victories. Thursday is one such day.
Last month, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said the threat of terrorism to the United States is at its "most heightened" since the September 11, 2001, attacks -- a threat that she asserted has taken on a new and disquieting form because of the growing emphasis by Islamist terrorist groups on recruiting Americans.
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) tells CNN what law enforcement sources report to him about help from Muslim-American communities.
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King's own personal security has been stepped up ahead of a controversial hearing he is holding on American Muslim radicalization.
Rep. Peter King reveals why he called highly controversial hearings on Muslim radicalism. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) reveals the reasons why he called highly controversial hearings on Muslim radicalism.
Leading American Muslims on Wednesday strongly criticized this week's planned congressional hearing into the alleged radicalization of members of their community, calling it an unfair attack on loyal citizens and a dangerous break from the traditional U.S. embrace of tolerance and pluralism.
A conservative activist who served in George W. Bush's White House, Suhail Khan has lately found himself at odds with certain figures who should be allies, like fellow activists on the right and some leading lights of the Republican Party.
I was appalled when I learned that House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King planned to hold hearings on the threat of homegrown Islamic terrorism. (The hearings are scheduled for next week.)
A Democratic plan to build a nationwide, interoperable broadband network is essential to public safety, according to members of a panel testifying at a Senate committee hearing who are calling for a new model for wireless communications.
The much-maligned, color-coded Homeland Security Advisory System appears about to be consigned to the proverbial dustbin of history.
A former bodyguard and cook for Osama bin Laden faces sentencing Tuesday after he was acquitted on all but one charge in connection with the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania
When the news first broke that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot at a political event, all Americans were united in our response of shock and outrage.
The tragic shooting on Saturday of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) and 19 others has renewed a national conversation about whether our gun laws need tightening. But the chatter for the most part has so far ignored a curious fact: in Congress, the arena where any new restrictions would be decided, the debate effectively ended years ago.
The online whistle-blower site WikiLeaks began publishing more than 250,000 diplomatic cables from U.S. embassies around the world Sunday, spawning sharp condemnation from the White House and congressional leaders.
CNN's Brian Todd looks at the criticism of the Obama administration for trying Ahmed Ghailani in a civilian court.
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani was acquitted Wednesday of all but one count of conspiracy-related charges in a landmark civilian trial involving the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in civilian court.
CNN's Suzanne Malveaux says President Obama's comments supporting a New York City mosque are drawing heat.
Republicans tried mightily Sunday to make a political flash point out of President Barack Obama's defense of plans to build an Islamic center and mosque near ground zero in New York.
President Barack Obama told CNN Saturday that in defending the right of Muslims to build a community center and mosque near ground zero in a speech on Friday night, he was "not commenting on the wisdom" of the project.
A verbal flash-fire erupted on the House floor Thursday night over nine-year battle to pass a benefits bill for emergency workers who were first on the scene of the 9/11 attacks.
The White House is being accused stonewalling as Congress investigates the party-crasher security breach at President Obama's first state dinner last week.
The Secret Service director testifies before a committee investigating last week's White House party-crashing incident.
The ranking Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee accused the White House of "stonewalling" Thursday by blocking its top social planner from testifying at a hearing on a security breach.
The controversy involving the Greek basketball club Olympiakos escalated Wednesday as U.S. Rep. Peter King threatened congressional involvement while asking commissioner David Stern to explain the NBA's role in the matter.
The White House refused to indicate Monday whether President Obama will issue a posthumous pardon for Jack Johnson, the African-American boxing champion convicted in 1913 for dating a white woman.
The Obama administration pledged unprecedented transparency in its accounting of the $700 billion bank and auto bailouts (TARP) and the $787.2 billion Recovery Act. A lot of information has been made public but there are some key details where the transparency falls far short.
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) says New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer has to take responsibility for his actions.
A bill to enact the 9/11 Commission recommendations -- one of the first bills passed by the new Democratic-led House of Representatives -- will cost $21 billion over five years if enacted into law, congressional budget officials said Friday.