Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano, seen here testifying on Capitol Hill in February, announced her retirement earlier this month. As many as 15 other posts at DHS are now vacant or soon will be. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Lack Of Leaders Puts Strain On Homeland Security Department
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Virginia Governor Mired In Controversy Over Gifts, Loans
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Investigators Look At Possible Pilot Error In Asiana Crash
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Federal Budget Cuts Hamper Summer Firefighting Efforts
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Leak Case Highlights Troubles With Security Clearance Checks
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How A Merger Could Affect Congress' Favorite Airport
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The Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River in Mount Vernon, Wash., collapsed last week. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Many Agree Bridges Are Unsafe, But Few Agree On Fixes
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Chris Crane, president of the union that represents deportation agents, officers and employees of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in April. Crane has been a vocal opponent of the proposed immigration overhaul. Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times/Landov hide caption

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Public Employee Unions Take Issue With Immigration Overhaul
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As FEMA Heads To Oklahoma, Agency Worries About Finances
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Outgoing acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steve Miller (right) and Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George are sworn before a full House Ways and Means Committee hearing Friday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nonconservative Groups Say IRS Scrutinized Them, Too
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One Reason To Apply For Tax-Exempt Status: Anonymity
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IRS Controversy Revives Questions About Tax-Exempt Issues
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Lawmakers Want Answers About Flaws In Terrorism Task Force
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Push To End Teens' Distracted Driving Targets Parents, Peers
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