Stories by Shaun Waterman

Monday, July 29, 2013

Total Recall: Scientists implant memories in mice

False memories of events that never happened have been implanted into the brains of mice in research that could pave the way for memory implant technology like that seen in the movie Total Recall.
By Shaun Waterman

Friday, July 26, 2013

Alejandro Mayorkas gets DHS confirmation hearing despite accusations

Alejandro Mayorkas, who is accused of misusing his authority as director of Citizenship and Immigration Services for a client of a politically connected Democrat, denied any wrongdoing and ...
By Shaun Waterman

Feds charge Russian with hacking Nasdaq, banks and stealing millions

Federal prosecutors on Thursday identified a 26-year-old Russian they have secretly charged with hacking in 2009 and 2010 the computer system of the company that runs the Nasdaq Stock ...
By Shaun Waterman

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Snowden still trapped at Moscow airport as U.S. lobbies Russia

Fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward J. Snowden remained trapped in the international transit lounge at a Moscow airport Wednesday, his lawyer blaming bureaucratic delays, as U.S. ...
By Shaun Waterman

House debates defense spending

The House continues to debate the annual defense spending bill Wednesday and is likely to consider controversial amendments that would defund domestic data-gathering by the National Security ...
By Shaun Waterman

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Homeland Security: Mounting vacancies to affect immigration laws

It is the largest civilian agency in the U.S. government, boasts a $59 billion annual budget and more than 240,000 employees, and has responsibility for a range of matters such as immigration, ...
By Shaun Waterman

Friday, July 19, 2013

Survey: China eclipsing U.S. in power but not popularity

Many people around the world believe China eventually will eclipse the U.S. as the world's preeminent superpower, but they aren't happy about it, a new survey by the Pew Center shows.
By Shaun Waterman

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Cubans claim arms hidden on North Korean freighter

Cuba's government has admitted ownership of a missile radar and a cache of other weapons found on a North Korean-flagged freighter, saying they are "obsolete" systems being returned to Pyongyang ...
By Shaun Waterman

Thursday, July 11, 2013

China missile fear: U.S. vulnerable to nuclear-tipped submarine-launched missiles, Pentagon warns

China maintains the fastest growing fleet of ballistic and cruise missiles on the planet, and soon will deploy a nuclear-tipped, submarine-launched ballistic missile capable of hitting the United ...
By Shaun Waterman

Lawmakers accuse FBI of stonewalling Boston Marathon bombing inquiries

Lawmakers said Wednesday that the FBI is blocking their inquiries into why it closed its files on one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects after Russia had warned the bureau in 2011 that he ...
By Shaun Waterman
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Coroner granted funds to offset transportation costs

The Richmond County Coroner's Office will get some relief now that it can access funds collected through a partnership with Georgia Regents Medical Center.
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