The Washington State bridge collapse reignites focus on the nation’s aging infrastructure. Dan Simon reports.
Homeland security expert Stephen Flynn says neglecting infrastructure may have dire consequences.
Editor’s note: Stephen Flynn is founding co-director of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security and a professor of political science at Northeastern University. The views expressed are his own. … read more »
On GPS this Sunday at 10 a.m. and repeated at 1 p.m., a special live show with expert analysis and discussion of the lessons and implications of this week’s terrorist … read more »
Editor’s note: Dan Kennedy is an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston and the author of the forthcoming book “The Wired City: Reimagining Journalism and Civic Life in the … read more »
James Alan Fox: Gun control or carry permit won’t stop mass murder If one thing is predictable about mass shootings, however, is that they will spark arguments from gun control advocates … read more »
New details are emerging about Adam Lanza and how spent his time in the lead up to the massacre that left 20 children and 7 adults dead. A source with knowledge of the … read more »
The dreadful shooting sprees of the past few months, which claimed dozens of innocent lives, shocked and unnerved millions of Americans. The specter of some heavily armed madman turning a theater, … read more »
Major storms are always dangerous. Superstorm Sandy left 132 Americans dead, damaged and destroyed tens of thousands of homes, left millions without power, and crippled the largest metropolitan area in … read more »
If you’re wondering who else in the United States might fit a “profile” of becoming a mass killer, just look around: They are everywhere, and they’re most likely harmless. Frighteningly, … read more »
The big news in the Big Apple this week may be what didn’t happen. There was not a single reported slaying, stabbing, shooting or knifing in any of the five boroughs … read more »
Violent crime in the United States fell for the fifth consecutive year in 2011 with murder, rape and robbery all going down, although crime remains a serious problem in many … read more »