Brian Naylor

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As Man Faces Off With Nature More Often, U.S. Agency Scrutinized

Sunday, April 06, 2014

The Wildlife Service mission is to mitigate conflict between humans and wildlife. But critics, including members of Congress, say the agency uses cruel methods and is not transparent enough.


A Rising GOP Star In Oklahoma Aims For The U.S. Senate

Monday, March 31, 2014

T.W. Shannon, a 36-year-old conservative who is running to succeed retiring Republican Sen. Tom Coburn, would be the third African-American in the Senate.


Why Don't Planes Stream Their Flight Data In Real Time?

Thursday, March 27, 2014

As search teams hunt for Flight 370's flight recorders, one might ask: Why is data stored only using onboard recorders? Real-time transmission of flight data is possible, but there are roadblocks.


In Airliner Search, Countries Still Wonder What Parts To Play

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

FBI investigators are now joining the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. It's one more instance of increasingly closer international cooperation in the search โ€” though confusion persists.


Toyota, Justice Department Reach Settlement On Recall

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it has reached a billion-dollar agreement with Toyota, settling a federal probe into the company's handling of a recall for faulty gas pedals.


U.S. Checks For Stolen Passports, But Other Nations Fall Short

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Two men apparently boarded Malaysia Airlines flight 370 with stolen passports. The U.S. has safeguards to prevent that from happening on U.S.-bound flights, but other nations are not as diligent.


Government Printing Office Is Churning Out Less Paper

Thursday, March 06, 2014

The government is saving money by offering more online services. But some worry that seniors and other without access to the Internet are being left behind.


Behind The Curtain At The Clinton White House

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Clinton Presidential Library is releasing thousands formerly secret documents that date back to the Clinton presidency. They offer close look at the operations of the Clinton White House.


Feeling The Fiscal Squeeze, EPA Seeks To Slim Down

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency is offering buyouts to some of its employees. The move comes as a number of federal agencies, under pressure from the sequester, are trying to slim their budgets.


Up Next For Joe Biden, A Busy Year โ€” And A Choice

Saturday, December 28, 2013

As the vice president enters his sixth year as President Obama's second-in-command, there comes the natural question: What's next? A long-time senator, Biden has run for president before, and is making some moves that suggest he may do so one last time.


FCC Proposes AM Radio Changes To Give The Band A Boost

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

AM radio was what folks used to gather around to listen to soap operas, big bands and live drama. Later, it's where baby boomers heard the Beatles. Now, it's largely the province of news and talk โ€” and often hard to hear because of interference. The FCC is proposing some changes it hopes will make the AM band relevant again.


In The Future, You Could Get Your Amazon Order Delivered By Drone

Monday, December 02, 2013

The online retailer Amazon made a big splash with its announcement of drone-delivered packages, even though the plan isn't fully ready for flight.


How Kennedy's Assassination Changed The Secret Service

Thursday, November 07, 2013

The Secret Service made some immediate changes after the president's death 50 years ago this month: Open limousines were out. And it began taking a more aggressive approach to its advance work. Over the years, the service has established counter-sniper units, assault teams and surveillance units.


Christie, McAuliffe, De Blasio Win Election Day Races

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

In New Jersey, Republican Chris Christie coasted to re-election as governor on Tuesday. In Virginia, Democrat Terry McAuliffe prevailed in the governor's race, although by a smaller margin than most pre-election polls had indicated. In New York City, voters elected their first democratic mayor in 20 years, choosing Bill de Blasio in a landslide.


FAA Eases Up On Electronic Devices On Flights

Friday, November 01, 2013

The FAA is allowing air travelers to use their computers, smartphones and tablets during just about the entire duration of commercial flights. Actual phone calls will still not be allowed.


FAA OKs More In-Flight Use Of Electronic Gadgets

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Good news for air travelers who can't get enough of their electronic devices: The FAA is relaxing rules on their use aboard airliners.


On Capitol Hill, A Statue And A Rock God Bring Politicians Together

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Meanwhile on Capitol Hill, an unlikely scene unfolded as a bust of Winston Churchill was unveiled in Statuary Hall Wednesday. The entertainment: Roger Daltrey. Who? Yes, Roger Daltrey of the 1960s rock band The Who.


Bill Clinton Stumps For McAuliffe In Virginia Governor Race

Monday, October 28, 2013

Two decades ago, Terry McAuliffe was a top fundraiser for President Bill Clinton. He was even finance chair for Clinton's 1996 re-election campaign. Now, the ex-president is returning the favor, campaigning with McAuliffe as he runs for governor of Virginia. The two are on a bus tour of some of the state's most conservative regions.


'Loyal Soldier' Sebelius Vows To Stay Put, Fix

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is rejecting calls for her resignation, saying, "I don't work for" those calling the loudest for her to step down. And the government official who has become the face of the disastrous rollout of the Obamacare website says she has promised the president she'll get things straightened out.


Secretary Napolitano Finishes Up At Homeland Security

Friday, September 06, 2013

Friday is Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's last day on the job. She is leaving Washington, and will become president of the University of California system at the end of the month.