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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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Pentagon Charges China With Cyberattacks

The Pentagon accused the Chinese military and government of cyberattacks on U.S. computers Monday. A Chinese military official denied those accusations. Dan McWhorter, researcher with the computer security firm Mandiant, explains how the company traced multiple cyberattacks to computers in China.
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FBI Most Wanted Terrorists List: Who Is Assata Shakur?

The FBI recently made Joanne Chesimard the first woman on its list of most wanted terrorists. But the crimes she was convicted of happened 40 years ago. Host Michel Martin talks with sociology professor Alondra Nelson of Columbia University about Chesimard, aka, Assata Shakur, and why she's on the same list as Taliban and Hezbollah leaders.

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