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  • NASA uses radar to find people's heartbeats in collapsed buildings

    NASA engineers have built a device that uses radar to detect heartbeats in the rubble of collapsed buildings, with technology typically used to explore other planets. The FINDER device, developed with the Department of Homeland Security, could help search-and-rescue teams find survivors trapped underneath the wreckage – even when those victims can’t call for help. 
  • Cutback warning was nonsensical

    The deputy press secretary for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warns of increased wait times at airport security checks because of “reductions in overtime and the inability of backfill positions for attrition.” Say what? A typical...

    Bob Hope Airport safe from sequestration cuts, so far

    Bob Hope Airport safe from sequestration cuts, so far
    Bob Hope Airport will avoid the impact of $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that are slated for midnight Friday -- a move that officials warn will force a scale back in operations at airfields across the nation. A last-minute huddle between...

    Glendale police and fire departments receive Homeland Security grants

    Glendale police and fire officials received more than $850,000 in U.S. Department of Homeland Security grants this week for intelligence-gathering equipment and search-and-rescue training. Enhancements to video equipment on police helicopters, upgrades...

    Woman who sued over applesauce scuffle at Bob Hope Airport files another amended complaint

    Woman who sued over applesauce scuffle at Bob Hope Airport files another amended complaint
    This post has been corrected, see below for details. The woman who got into a tussle with security officials at Bob Hope Airport when they tried to confiscate her applesauce and other snacks filed a third amended complaint in her lawsuit this week in U....