Journalist Heather Lende has been writing obituaries in the small town of Haines, Alaska, for 20 years.
USIS, a federal contractor based in Falls Church, Va., is drawing fire for its security clearance record.
Aaron Alexis, the Navy Yard shooter, and Edward Snowden, the federal contractor who leaked classified information, were both vetted by USIS.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri said in a statement, “What’s emerging is a pattern of failure on the part of this company, and a failure of this entire system, that risks nothing less than our national security and the lives of Americans.”
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.