(NEW YORK) -- While COVID-19's surge has ebbed, violence is on the rise across the United States. There has been a rash of gun violence in what President Joe Biden called an "epidemic," including several public mass shootings, increases in incidents in major metropolitan areas... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The United States is facing "threats that have evolved significantly and become increasingly complex and volatile in 2021," according to an updated National Terrorism Advisory System bulletin on domestic violent extremism issued Friday by the Department of Homeland Security. "These threats include those... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas are set to testify in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday at a hearing centered around the domestic violent extremist threat facing the country. Both are expected to highlight new initiatives... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas launched an internal probe Monday "to address the threat of domestic violent extremism within the Department of Homeland Security," according to a letter he wrote to all DHS employees. Mayorkas said he will compile a... Read More.
BY: LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's extensive military career has not only prepared him for the roles diplomacy and deterrence play in American foreign policy, but for how to tackle head-on the issues of race and extremism in... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN and LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Department of Justice officials are warning that domestic violent extremism is a persistent problem in the U.S. just over a month after the deadly siege at the United States Capitol."The rise... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday announced that communities receiving State Homeland Security Program and Urban Area Security Initiative grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be required to spend at least... Read More.
By KENDALL KARSON and MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The start of President Donald Trump's second Senate impeachment trial over a single charge of inciting an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol arrives as the Republican Party is under siege.As... Read More.