Homeland Security


  • TSA employees caught sleeping on the job Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 11:41 AM ET

    The TSA investigated and closed 9,622 cases of employee misconduct between 2010 and 2012, according to a report by the GAO.

  • The First State aims to be first in business Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    Jack Markell, Governor of Delaware

    Delaware companies in advanced industries are bringing manufacturing jobs back from abroad, such as ILC Dover, and luring new ones from overseas, including Hologic from Germany.

  • Case for double doors in the cockpit     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:53 PM ET

    The widow of Victor Saracini, the pilot who died on United Airlines flight 175 on September 11th, is lobbying Congress for double locking doors in the cockpit. Ellen Saracini, offers insight on her meeting on Capitol Hill.

  • US Economy Has 'Hit Bottom'     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    The U.S. economy has already "hit bottom" but companies should still look outside the U.S. for opportunities, says Greg Hollis, the CEO of Trinity Protection Services. He suggests investigating Africa.

  • US Spying No Surprise: Ex-Minister     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    Mark Malloch-Brown, a former U.K. government minister and United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, says he "learned to live" with bugging while working at the UN.

  • US Snooping Whistleblower Identifies Himself     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 1:19 AM ET

    A former technical worker for the CIA is revealed as the source of a series of leaks about US phone and internet surveillance.

  • Top US Spy Agency Can't Keep A Secret     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    Did the NSA get everything they were looking for? And why exactly did they name its monitoring program "Prism?" CNBC's Jackson Burke takes a look.

  • Chinese Hacked Obama, McCain Campaigns     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Cyberattacks linked to the Chinese government will be at the top of the U.S. agenda when President Obama meets with Chinese president Xi Jinping Friday in California. Chinese officials deny any role in the cyberattacks, but U.S. experts say the 2008 attack was a "wake up call." NBC's Michael Isikoff reports. Officials say Chinese hackers took internal documents from the Obama and McCain campaigns.

  • China's Xi Meets With Obama at Key Summit     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 8:12 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood explains what's at stake today when President Obama meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping to talk about hacking, security and trade issues.

  • Verizon Rallies Amid 'Spying' Reports     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 4:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest after a report the Obama administration demanded millions of phone records of Verizon customers. Mike Rogers, the House Intelligence Chairman, said the program actually thwarted a terrorist attack.

  • Government 'Snooping' Necessary?     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    Discussing whether "government spying" is worth giving up individual liberty, with Steven Bucci, Heritage Foundation. This program does not violate privacy, and has saved American lives, he says.

  • Political Leaders Defend Phone Law     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on reports the national security agency has been gathering millions of Verizon telephone records. Government security people say the law has already saved lives.

  • Rep. Rogers Speaks on Phone Records Law     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    Rep. Mike Rogers defended the phone records law, saying it has thwarted a domestic terror attack in the past.

  • TSA Drops Plan to Allow Small Knives on Planes Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:07 PM ET
    American Airlines employees protest at Los Angeles International Airport.

    The proposal had drawn fierce opposition from lawmakers, airlines and others who said it would place passengers and crews at risk.

  • Mr. President, You've Got Mail, the Vetted Kind Friday, 31 May 2013 | 9:12 AM ET
    The White House, Washington, D.C.

    The latest ricin-laced letter addressed to President Obama highlights the state-of-the-art Secret Service facility used for screening a million pieces of mail a year.

  • Sprint & SoftBank Reach Deal With US     Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 3:13 PM ET

    Sprint and SoftBank have reached a deal with the U.S. over security concerns, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. William Plummer, Huawei, explains why his company is unhappy with the deal.

  • After Government Raid, Jittery Future for Bitcoin Monday, 20 May 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    With news that authorities seized assets of the world's largest bitcoin exchange, traders and other people interested in the digital currency are looking nervously at the future.

  • Pentagon Calls Out China on Cyberattacks     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 7:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers goes inside a lab to get a glimpse at how workers keep the nation safe from unwanted security breaches on the web.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports breaking news regarding additional suspects in custody in the Boston bombing investigation. (2:09)

  • President Obama answers questions about the Boston Marathon bombing and protecting the country from further attacks. The FBI and Homeland Security performed "exemplary" in their duties, adding his administration is cooperating fully with all departments to protect and prevent these attacks.