Brian Naylor

Brian Naylor appears in the following:

Should The Government Get Out Of The Air Traffic Control Business?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Efforts to replace air traffic control's aging radar-based system have been stuck in the Federal Aviation Administration's bureaucracy and lacked funding from Congress.


Oklahoma City Bombing A 'Wake-Up Call' For Government Security

Friday, April 17, 2015

After the bombing 20 years ago, the government determined federal buildings should be set back from the street and engineered to prevent floors from collapsing. But has it gone too far?


IRS Budget Cuts Make For Nightmarish Filing Season

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

People trying to get help from the IRS to file their taxes are finding long lines, long waits on the phone and not much help. The IRS blames staff reductions on budget cuts spearheaded by Republicans.


In YouTube Video, Sen. Harry Reid Announces Retirement From Senate

Friday, March 27, 2015

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not seek a sixth term next year and will retire after three decades in the chamber. He endorsed Sen. Charles Schumer to replace him as Democratic leader.


Co-Pilot's Actions In French Alps Crash Raise Questions About Cockpit Doors

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Prosecutors in France say the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane locked the pilot out of the cockpit. Cockpit doors were hardened to resist unauthorized entry after Sept. 11.


ACLU Sues To Gain Access To TSA's Behavioral Profiling Program

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The TSA has trained agents to spot terrorists by watching body language. Government watchdogs say the program is a waste of money, based on faulty science, and leads to racial profiling.


House Panel Releases Video Of Secret Service Barricade Incident

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The panel angrily questions Secret Service Director Joe Clancy about why additional videos of the March 4 incident near the White House weren't preserved and made available.


It's All About The Benjamins And Jacksons — But What About The Women?

Friday, March 20, 2015

The bills in your wallet have one thing in common: they all feature photos of men. Now, a campaign hopes to replace Andrew Jackson's face on the 20 with someone like Susan B. Anthony or Rosa Parks.


#NPRreads: From Supreme Court Justice To The Notorious R.B.G.

Friday, March 20, 2015

For your weekend, here are four recommendations: How Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became an Internet meme, how The Great Wave went viral, a profile of Hugh Hewitt and why 4Chan's founder walked away.


Secret Service Director Grilled About Agency Scandals In House Hearing

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy faced tough questions about a string of agency embarrassments before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security Tuesday.


War Criminals Next Door: Immigration Division Brings Violators To Justice

Monday, March 16, 2015

A little-known division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has helped track down people who committed atrocities in Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia and El Salvador.


Secret Service Scandals Continue After Agents Crash Car Into White House Barricade

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Still recovering from a spate of scandals including a fence jumper who made it into the White House, the Secret Service now has a new issue to tackle. Two senior officers crashed a government car into a White House security barricade last week. They were allowed to go home, even though they had been drinking at a party that night.


As Clinton Defends Email Policy, Department IG Finds Flaws

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private email account is raising eyebrows, while a new report says just a tiny fraction of a percent of all emails are being preserved.


#NPRreads: On America's First Suicide Bombing And Its Influential Pizza Lobby

Friday, March 06, 2015

From the people on our money to the effects of calling someone black, this week, we bring you four reads that illuminate a bit of history or pieces of regulation you may not have known about.


FAA Is Trying To Keep Hackers Out Of Air Traffic Control, Official Says

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta tells a House panel that some vulnerabilities reported in a congressional study have been fixed, and the agency is working on others.


Sen. Mikulski, Groundbreaker For Female Legislators, Won't Seek Re-Election

Monday, March 02, 2015

"Do I spend my time raising money, or do I spend my time raising hell?" the Maryland Democrat asked, announcing she will not seek a sixth term in the Senate.


On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.


FAA's Proposed Drone Rules Ground Many Commercial Aspirations

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Industries that had hoped for permission to use drones in their business were left out of the FAA's proposed drone rules. The agency said that drones should stay within the operator's line of sight.


God, Grits And American Dreams: It's Presidential Candidate Book Season

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Iowa caucuses are a year away, which means it's time for presidential campaign books. Marco Rubio will be in Iowa Friday to hawk his new work.


Anthem Data Stolen By Hackers Raises Identity Theft Concerns

Monday, February 09, 2015

Following the Anthem health insurance hack, we look at what happens if your Social Security number is stolen. How bad can the damage be? Can you get a new number? And, will that solve your problems?