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Looming Budget Cuts Pit National Guard Against The Army

In Washington state, a friendly family rivalry is taking place at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord as the National Guard and active Army lobby to protect their interests against deep budget cuts.
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ISIS' Peer-To-Peer Recruiting Style Concerns U.S. Authorities

Federal authorities in Minnesota announced that six young Somali-Americans had been arrested for attempting to travel to Syria to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS.
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Somali-Americans Arrested In Islamic State Recruiting Plot

The FBI arrested six young Somali-Americans Sunday, two in San Diego and four in Minneapolis. The government says they were conspiring to travel to Syria and join the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
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FBI Arrests 6 People In 2 States In Terrorism Investigation

The men, originally from the Twin Cities area, are charged with giving support to ISIS, the group that calls itself the Islamic State, with plans to travel to Syria to fight for the group.
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2 Decades Later, 168 Victims Of Oklahoma City Attack Are Remembered

Former President Bill Clinton and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin spoke at a ceremony remembering the April 19, 1995 bombing — the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history.
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U.S. And Saudis Place Sanctions On Pakistani Charity

The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are imposing sanctions on a Pakistan-based charity thought to be funneling money to terror groups. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Daniel Glaser at the Treasury Department.
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Rules For No-Fly List Disclosures Get An Update

Hundreds of Americans are on the list, but often don't know it — or how they got there. The Washington Post's Adam Goldman explains the DOJ's new guidelines for informing people of their status.
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Syrian Government Believed To Be Behind Chlorine Gas Attack

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with chemical weapons expert Amy Smithson about the use of chlorine gas as a weapon in Syria. She says it is a violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention.
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Oklahoma City Bombing A 'Wake-Up Call' For Government Security

After the bombing 20 years ago, the government determined federal buildings should be set back from the street and engineered to prevent floors from collapsing. But has it gone too far?
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What Does It Take To Feel Secure?

Computer security expert Bruce Schneier says there's a big difference between feeling secure and being secure. He explains why we worry about unlikely dangers while ignoring more probable risks.

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