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Congress Overrides President Obama’s Veto Of A 9/11 Victims' Bill

The Senate overrides President Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow 9/11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia. How these lawsuits might work -- and how other nations might respond.

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First Documentary About Pentagon 9/11 Attack Is 'Only Partly A Military Story'

The film's executive producer explains some of the reasons why a documentary solely about the Pentagon's Sept. 11 story was a hard sell.

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15 Years After 9/11, Are We Safer From Terrorist Attacks?

Since 9/11, the federal government has spent hundreds of billions of dollars to make America safer. Fifteen years later, Diane and a panel of guests discuss the state of today’s airline and border security, intelligence sharing and counter-terrorism efforts.

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Legal Issues, Security Risks, And Politics Surrounding The Resettlement of Syrian Refugees In The U.S.

Following the attacks in Paris, more than half the nation's governors say they’ll refuse to accept Syrian refugees in their states. Diane and guests examine the legal issues, security risks and politics surrounding the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S.

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In D.C. Region, A Day Of Service and Rememberance For 9/11 Victims

Throughout the D.C. region and the rest of the country, people are taking part in a Day of Service and Rememberance to honor 9/11 victims, survivors and responders.
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Montgomery County First Responder Reflects On Impact Of 9/11 Attacks

Kelvin Thomas, a Montgomery County firefighter, was on the team that looked for survivors after the attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2011. He reflects on what that means now.
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Montgomery County Firefighter Remembers Responding On 9/11

For many area emergency responders on Sept. 11, 2001, the lessons of the terrorist attacks in New York and at the Pentagon remains fresh to this day.

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Glenn Greenwald: State Surveillance And The Snowden Story

Kojo sits down with investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald to talk about his role in breaking news from documents stolen by whistleblower Edward Snowden. Kojo asks what's next in this groundbreaking story, and learns about the impact Greenwald's reporting has had on journalism and our security.

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New Efforts To Limit NSA Surveillance Powers

A Senate committee bill permits the NSA to continue its dragnet approach to surveillance. But many argue routine record collection should be outlawed. Diane and her guests discuss the limits of privacy, liberty and national security.