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Brian Naylor

Brian Naylor appears in the following:

Review Panel: Secret Service Lacks Leadership

Friday, December 19, 2014

Experts have determined that the Secret Service needs more money, better training and a leader from outside the organization, according to a report released by the Department of Homeland Security.

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TSA Administrator Says Airport Screening Is More Efficient, Risk-Based

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The head of the government agency that screens airline passengers is winding down his duties. John Pistole reflects on the TSA's move away from a one-size-fits-all approach.

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Government Funding Bill Rolls Back Trucker Rest Requirements

Saturday, December 13, 2014

One of the many policy riders tucked inside the trillion-dollar spending bill reverses a rule that long-haul truckers take two nights off for every 70 hours they drive. Safety groups are angry.

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Sources: FAA May Require Licenses To Fly Commercial Drones

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The FAA has been struggling to write the rules for unmanned aircraft like the ones Amazon and other companies are developing. But a proposal is finally expected this month.

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Republicans Rally To Counter Obama's Immigration Action

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

President Obama's decision to shield millions of people in the country illegally from deportation got its first look on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, with Department of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson testifying before a House committee.

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After Obama's Action, Immigration Agency Awaits 'A Real Challenge'

Monday, November 24, 2014

As President Obama's executive action on immigration starts taking effect, it will be up to the little-known United States Citizenship and Immigration Services offices to handle the actual changes.

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NBC The Latest To Distance Itself From Bill Cosby

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

There was more fallout for actor comedian Bill Cosby on Wednesday, following renewed allegations about sexual misconduct. NBC said it was cancelling plans for a comedy it was developing with Cosby.

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Acting Director Of Secret Service Testifies On Capitol Hill

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The acting director of the Secret Service made his first appearance before a congressional committee on Wednesday following a security breach that led to the resignation of the previous chief.

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Justice Department Charges Georgia Debt Collector With Fraud

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Williams, Scott & Associates is alleged to have threatened debtors with arrest, criminal charges and the loss of driving privileges. The owner and six employees were arrested.

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Acting Secret Service Head To Testify In White House Fence Jumper Probe

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Last September's entry into the White House by an Iraq War veteran who scaled the fence along Pennsylvania Avenue is the focus of another hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

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Report Released On White House Fence Jumper

Friday, November 14, 2014

Details have emerged about the incident in September that led to the Secret Service director to resign. The Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the Secret Service, launched a review.

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IRS Warns Tax Filing Deadlines And Refunds Could Be Delayed

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service has warned of tax season chaos if Congress fails to pass a series of breaks by the end of November.

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Third-Party Candidate Could Help Determine Close N.C. Senate Race

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is in a tight contest with House Speaker Thom Tillis, a Republican. Turnout for third-party candidate Sean Haugh, a pizza delivery man, could also influence the outcome.

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More Scrutiny Coming For Medicare Advantage, Obamacare

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General said it would review Medicare Advantage billing practices with an eye toward curbing overcharges.

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In North Carolina, Sen. Kay Hagan Runs Stronger Than Expected

Monday, November 03, 2014

Republicans thought it would a prime target to win back. But single-term Democrat Sen. Kay Hagan is running stronger than expected, partly because of her ability to engage the African-American vote.

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Bear-Baiting And Big Races Drown Portland, Maine, In Campaign Ads

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

A combination of candidates, a controversial ballot measure and cheap ad rates have made Portland very popular. There are even ads running for a neighboring state's U.S. Senate race.

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Blue State With Independent Twist: Maine's 3-Way Race For Governor

Friday, October 24, 2014

Maine's Tea Party-backed Gov. Paul LePage won office four years ago when an independent candidate and a Democrat divided the remaining vote. That strong division is shaping up again.

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Remembering The '69 World Series And The Miracle Mets

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Kansas City Royals are the surprise team in the World Series, which reminded NPR's Brian Naylor of the series he attended 45 years ago, when the Miracle New York Mets upset the favored Baltimore Orioles.

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Baseball, Vietnam And Coming Of Age At The 1969 World Series

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

On Oct. 15, 1969, hundreds of thousands marched in Washington to protest the Vietnam War. But it was also Game 4 of the World Series, and NPR's Brian Naylor, then 14, knew where he had to be.

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Critics Say Railroads Should Do More To Prevent Pedestrian Deaths

Monday, October 13, 2014

On average, more than 400 pedestrians per year are killed by trains. They are sometimes children, trying to cross the tracks or walking along side them — but the railroads see them as trespassers.

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