Department of Homeland Security

Department of Homeland Security Under Secretary Chad Wolf speaks during a meeting of the President's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
AP News
November 02, 2019 - 12:56 pm
President Donald Trump on Friday said Chad Wolf, a longtime Homeland Security official, would be the new acting head of the department, the fifth person in the job for this administration.
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Joker, Joaquin Phoenix
Warner Bros.
CNN
October 04, 2019 - 10:59 am
The "Joker" hit movie theaters this week despite a wave of criticism that it glorifies a killer and could encourage copycat attacks nationwide. The movie featuring Joaquin Phoenix is about a marginalized clown that goes on a killing rampage. The story's told in a manner that seeks to evoke empathy...
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Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
June 25, 2019 - 12:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in the House proposed somewhat tighter requirements for the care of unaccompanied refugee children as they sought to pass a $4.5 billion emergency funding bill to address the humanitarian crisis involving the thousands of migrant families detained after crossing...
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President Donald Trump welcomes visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
April 09, 2019 - 12:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's not looking to reinstate the much-criticized practice of separating migrant families at the border with Mexico. But he says many more migrants are streaming toward the U.S. through Mexico because the practice is no longer in place. Says Trump: "I'm...
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1,200 pounds of cocaine was seized at the Port of Philadelphia, valued at $38 million.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
March 21, 2019 - 1:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is leading the investigation into this week's big cocaine discovery at the Port of Philadelphia. At the U.S. Custom House in Old City, Philadelphia, on Thursday, law enforcement officials had stacked 450 bricks of cocaine...
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Councilman David Oh.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
February 12, 2019 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council hearing Tuesday became a forum for parents whose children were removed by Philadelphia child welfare officials. The hearing was called by Councilman David Oh after he had a personal run-in with the system when his child was injured, and...
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Federal workers brace for long shutdown
CNN
January 02, 2019 - 10:00 am
By Gregory Wallace, CNN (CNN) -- Banks and credit unions that cater to federal workers are readying financial help for their customers as the government shutdown drags on. The assistance includes low- or no-interest payroll advances and loans for workers facing dwindling cash reserves. A total of...
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The Capitol is mirrored in the Reflecting Pool in Washington, as a partial government shutdown heads into a second week, Friday night, Dec. 28, 2018.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
December 31, 2018 - 1:03 pm
By Zeke Miller and Misa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are introducing a package of bills Monday that would re-open the federal government without approving money for President Donald Trump's border wall. The House is preparing to vote as soon as the new Congress...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., returns to Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, following a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
November 28, 2018 - 12:05 pm
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With a partial government shutdown possible on Dec. 7, President Donald Trump has met with Republican leaders to hash out a spending plan that includes money for Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. Trump is seeking $5 billion for the wall,...
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Drivers License Registration Application
David Madden
October 11, 2018 - 8:33 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey drivers should be able to obtain federally mandated REAL ID licenses sometime next year. That, after the Department of Homeland Security granted the state another year-long extension on a deadline that allows the license to be used as security clearance to...
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