Study: Minn. Has Highest Percentage Of Youth Leaving For ISIS In U.S.A new congressional study out Tuesday says that American recruits for the Islamic State terror group come from all across the country, with the highest percentage coming from Minnesota.
Minnesota Driver's License May Soon Not Be Enough To FlyUnder a new federal proposal, Minnesota's driver's licenses may not be enough identification to fly. Congress passed a national ID standard in 2005. But Minnesota legislators passed a law exempting the state from that federal standard because of safety concerns.
Man On 'No-Fly' List Granted School Bus Driver's LicenseThe state Department of Public Safety has granted a school bus driver's license to a Minnesota man who is on the Homeland Security "no-fly" list.
FBI On High Alert For Fourth Of July Terrorist AttackThe FBI and Department of Homeland Security are asking Americans to remain vigilant to the threat of a terror attack over the Fourth of July weekend.
Congress Sends Homeland Bill To Obama Without ConditionsCongress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the budget year, without overturning the president's immigration policies.
Good Question: Where Do Our Immigrants Come From?Some Republicans don't want the President, among other things, to grant legal status to undocumented parents who have children born in the U.S. Where do our immigrants come from? And, how have those groups changed over time? Good Questions.
Minnesota Congressman Breaks Party Ranks Over DHS FundingFreshman Congressman Tom Emmer is making headlines for criticizing fellow Republicans for their role in a possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security this Friday.
Sheriff Shows Think Tank How The Twin Cities Combats Violent ExtremismThe second part of that international summit held at the White House last week will take place here in Minneapolis on May 12 and 13.
Obama To Governors: DHS Shutdown Would Hurt State EconomiesPresident Barack Obama warned the nation's governors Monday that a looming shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would have a direct impact on their states' economies, as well as on security throughout the U.S.
After Threat, Top Theaters Choose Not To Show 'The Interview' The nation's largest theater chains have decided to pull Sony Pictures' "The Interview" following threats of violence from hackers calling themselves the Guardians of Peace.
Good Question: How Secure Is Our Border With Canada?At more than 5,500 miles, it's the longest-continuous international border. Three-hundred-thousand people cross it legally every day at more than 100 checkpoints. But just how secure is the border? Dr. William Beeman is a professor of Middle East anthropology at the University of Minnesota.
Cities Begin New Training For Hazardous Material Transportation For the first time, Minnesota cities are required to partner with the state for safety training on the transportation of oil and other hazardous materials.