Bipartisan legislation approved in late July by the Senate Intelligence Committee includes anti-leak provisions designed to curb disclosure of national security information. This legislation, and an ongoing FBI inquiry into U.S. intelligence leaks, have raised questions about the relationship between reporters and sources.
The recent shootings in Oak Creek, Wis., and Aurora, Colo., have reignited the debate about guns and gun control in America. But beyond the talking points and heated exchanges lie real questions about guns ownership, regulation and use.
The Cyber Security Act of 2012 failed in the Senate, despite growing alarm in the intelligence community about the vulnerabilities of the nation's infrastructure. The episode highlights a unique problem for politicians concerned about the balance between national security and federal regulation.
The man at the center of Sunday's shooting at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, Wis., is Wade Michael Page. He died at the scene after being shot by a police officer who was returning fire. To try to understand what motivated Page, investigators have to piece together a dead man's life.
NPR's counterterrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston shares emerging details about the shooting Sunday at the Sikh place of worship in Oak Creek, Wis. Navdeep Singh, of the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund, explains the history, practices and misconceptions surrounding Sikhism.
The Veterans Administration recently announced a $100 million program to fight homelessness among America's war veterans. The issue isn't new. For a generation, shelters have seen many Vietnam vets. Now, younger vets are landing on the street after seeing combat in Iraq or Afghanistan.
The growing sectarian nature of the battle in Syria has turned out to be tailor made for followers of al-Qaida in Iraq. A top U.S. counterterrorism official says the group's possible move into Syria is no surprise as it gravitates toward chaos.
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