ABC News to report on WND scoop tonight

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – ABC News with Peter Jennings is set to run a segment in its newscast tonight about chronic troubles plaguing the computer system used by U.S. immigration more…

Virus may have hobbled
terror lookout databases

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – The computer system used by U.S. immigration officers to check terrorist watchlists has been on the blink for much of the past week, and technicians dispatched more…

FBI chokes on backlog
of untranslated Arabic

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – A shortage of Arabic translators is not only hurting intelligence-gathering efforts in Iraq, where troops are hunting Saddam Hussein and armed resistors, but also at home, more…

Al-Qaida set to exploit
bigger airline loophole?

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – Increasing numbers of Middle Easterners are ducking a new anti-terrorist screening system by coming to America on passports from "low-risk" nations such as France, which participate more…

Homeland Security honcho comes under ethical cloud

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- "Please be advised I will not tolerate any further derogatory comments from you about my knowledge, qualifications and/or professional competence." That was former White House computer more…

U.S. ignored warnings
about no-visa program

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – The Homeland Security Department says it has suspended the little-known federal Transit Without Visa program after learning al-Qaida plans to exploit the screening loophole to hijack more…