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Bill Would Have Businesses Foot Cost Of Cyberwar

With a raft of cybersecurity proposals under consideration in Congress, the U.S. business community is making increasingly clear that it opposes new regulations that would require private companies to adhere to minimum performance standards or report all cyber intrusions they experience to the government.

U.S. Foils Terrorist Plot To Target Airplane

Melissa Block talks to Carrie Johnson about an al-Qaida bomb plot that was thwarted by the CIA.

Sept. 11 Defendants Focus On Torture During Hearing

The alleged mastermind of the Sept.11 attacks and four other defendants appeared in a military courtroom at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, over the weekend. The hearing was supposed to be a straightforward arraignment, but nothing went according to plan.


Pleas Deferred In Sept. 11 Case

The alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and four other men had a contentious day in a military commission arraignment at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Saturday. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston tells host Rachel Martin what happened.