Maki Haberfeld

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Congress Passes Temporary Homeland Security Funding Bill To Avoid Shutdown

The battle surrounding long term funding is actually over immigration reform.

02/28/2015

The U.S. Capitol is seen at dusk as the U.S. Congress struggles to find a solution to fund the Department of Homeland Security on February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The DHS budget is set to expire at midnight this evening after the House of Representatives failed to pass a short term funding bill earlier today. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes 1-Week DHS Funding Bill Ahead Of Midnight Deadline

The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week — just two hours before a midnight deadline.

02/27/2015

Police stand near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, where officers fired shots on Sept. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Review Under Way After Bystanders Hit During Police-Involved Shooting Outside Port Authority

In a statement, the NYPD reiterated that officers are authorized to use deadly physical force when they reasonably believe they must do so to protect themselves or another person or persons present from imminent death or serious physical injury.

09/16/2013