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Amtrak passengers have a new way to alert police during a crisis. The Amtrak Police Department is introducing "txt-a-tip" which allows passengers and employees to report suspicious activity, crime or emergencies via SMS text messaging on their smartphones.
Fireworks stands in the nation's capital are a reliable sign the Fourth of July is around the corner. But with suspected terrorists using fireworks to make bombs, sellers are being warned to keep their eyes open.
Washington-area hospitals have learned a lot since the attacks on the Pentagon. And they say they are prepared to handled another mass-casualty event.
Officials at the National Counterterrorism Center in D.C. are working around the clock, piecing together information to fend off future terrorism attacks.
A cyber attack has left al-Qaida in the dark, hurting its recruitment and propaganda efforts in the wake of a State Department designation that is curtailing its fundraising work.
Federal agencies are asking local police and first responders to watch closely for suspicious activity as the political conventions and Labor Day approach.
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A conference to discuss how the state and federal governments would deal with a terrorism incident's impact on agriculture is set for next week in Blacksburg.
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