The weapons were scheduled for dismantlement next year, but the government thinks they could be used to destroy earthbound asteroids.
Joseph Clancy, a former special agent with the Secret Service, was appointed as acting interim head of the agency after Julia Pierson resigned on Wednesday.
The resignation comes one day after a grilling on Capitol Hill over her agency’s recent problems with White House security.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest outlines legal arguments for a ban on four of the most dangerous strains of salmonella.
Congressional aides from both parties have said in recent days that they are hoping to reach agreement on a comprehensive cyber bill that could be voted on after the election.
Cuts for agencies that prevent waste, fraud and abuse can cost more than they save, according to a left-leaning think tank.
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