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The American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed in Yemen. Awlaki has been linked to several terrorist plots targeting the United States. According to reports, he was struck by a missile fired from a drone while traveling in a convoy. Michele Norris talks to NPR's Dina Temple-Raston for more.
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