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Napolitano approved as first female UC president

After being appointed the first female president of the University of California, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano admitted she might not have been the obvious choice.Full story

Obama: New York's police chief 'well-qualified' to lead Homeland Security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly would be "very well-qualified" to lead the Department of Homeland Security, but added that there would be numerous strong candidates for the job. Full story

Napolitano departure widens DHS leadership gap

The leadership vacancy created by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's resignation is the latest blow to a department where nearly one-third of the heads of key agencies and divisions have been filled with acting officials or have remained vacant for months. Full story

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  Napolitano resigns to lead University of California

Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano is leaving her post after 4.5 years to become the first woman to run the 10-campus system that comprises the University of California. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Janet Napolitano Resigns

Janet Napolitano resigns as secretary of homeland security. Napolitano will take the senior post at the University of California, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.

  Napolitano to step down as Homeland Security secretary

An Andrea Mitchell Reports panel shares their thoughts on reports that Janet Napolitano will step down as Homeland Security Secretary in the fall and become president of the University of California system.

  Napolitano: 'Immigration is about the border'

Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, says immigration reform must "be dealt with this year."

  Report: FBI has images of young man on cell phone

NBC’s Pete Williams talks about the video and still pictures the FBI has acquired in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.

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Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano answers questions after being voted in as the next President of the University of California following a Board of Regents meeting Thursday, July 18, 2013 in San Francisco. The University of California's governing board voted Napolitano to become the syste

Napolitano is introduced by Lansing at a news conference after Napolitano was voted in as the next president of the University of California on the campus of UCSF in San Francisco
Napolitano is introduced by Lansing at a news conference after Napolitano was voted in as the next president of the University of California on the campus of UCSF in San Francisco

Former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is introduced by Regent Sherry Lansing at a news conference after Napolitano was voted in as the next president of the University of California on the campus of UCSF in San Francisco, California, July 18, 2013. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

An undocumented student is detained after demonstrating against the confirmation of Napolitano as the new president of the University of California in San Francisco
An undocumented student is detained after demonstrating against the confirmation of Napolitano as the new president of the University of California in San Francisco

Undocumented student Alex Aldana is detained after demonstrating against the confirmation of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano as the new president of the University of California on the campus of UCSF in San Francisco, California, July 18, 2013. Napolitano was confirmed on Th