US Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary Janet Napolitano said Friday she will resign to accept a nomination to become the president of the University of California system. Napolitano, a holdover from President Barack Obama’s first-term cabinet, has been an advocate of a more risk-based approach to aviation security. She said in a statement that the past four-and-a-half years leading DHS “has been the highlight of my professional career.” The former Arizona ...

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