Michael McCaul

Committee chairman U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul delivers his opening remarks during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing entitled 'The Boston Marathon Bombings, One Year On: A Look Back to Look Forward,' on Capitol Hill, April 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McCaul Writing Book On Homeland Security

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, has a book deal. Crown Forum will publish his book early next year.


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Homeland Security To Review Ebola Response

The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee chairman has scheduled a hearing in North Texas to review the federal, state and local response to the nation’s first Ebola case.


A Yemeni soldier searches a car at a checkpoint on a street leading to the US embassy compound in Sanaa on August 4, 2013. Security measures were particularly strict in the Yemeni capital after Washington held urgent talks on an Al-Qaeda threat that prompted two dozen embassies and consulates to temporarily halt their services in many capitals in the region.  (credit: MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Serious Terrorist Threat Prompts Embassy Closures

The terror threat prompting the U.S. government to close nearly two dozen embassies and consulates Sunday is the most specific, credible threat information in years.