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Former Air Force Pilot Has Cautionary Tales About Drones

Congressional hearings are beginning to shine a light on the drone program that for the past 12 years has been cloaked in secrecy. NPR's Kelly McEvers talked to a former Air Force pilot who operated drones for several years.
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Lawmakers Want Answers About Flaws In Terrorism Task Force

Congress has held the first hearing into last month's Boston Marathon bombing. It reinforced the narrative that the federal government failed to share information with Boston area authorities.
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House Questions Terrorism Detection Tools After Boston Attack

The House Homeland Security Committee held its first hearing on the Boston Marathon bombing and aftermath on Thursday. Witnesses included the Boston police commissioner and former Sen. Joe Lieberman. Panel Chairman Mike McCaul has been highlighting intelligence failures.
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Do GOP's Benghazi Charges Harm Hillary Clinton In 2016?

Republican charges against the former secretary of state's handling of Benghazi struck some Democrats as an attempt to damage her presidential chances. Republican officials deny the accusations.
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Bombing Suspect's Widow Hires New Lawyer

Katherine Russell, widow of chief suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, brings on attorney with experience defending terrorism cases.
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Witnesses Relate Frustration Over Response To Benghazi Attack

Three witnesses, billed as whistle-blowers, expressed sadness and frustration with how the military and White House responded to the Sept. 11, 2012, attack that killed the U.S. ambassador.
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Air Force Strips 17 Officers Of Nuclear Missile Launch Authority

A near-failing grade on launch operations prompted the Air Force to quietly suspend the officers in charge of dozens of Minuteman III nuclear missiles.

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