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Dina Temple-Raston

Dina Temple-Raston appears in the following:

White House Again Raises Possibility Of Closing Guantanamo

Monday, May 20, 2013

President Obama is scheduled to give a major address on national security Thursday, and the Guantanamo Bay prison is expected to feature prominently. Obama had promised to shutter the facility when he first took office, but that has proven more difficult than he expected.

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AP Targeted By Justice Department After Yemen Bomber Story

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder is defending the Justice Department against allegations of overreach after officials revealed that investigators had obtained phone records from the Associated Press. The unusual action is the latest in a year long investigation into a 2012 AP story that revealed details of a terrorist plot out of Yemen. Attorney General Eric Holder summed up the leak this way: "This was a very, very serious leak. It is within the top two or three most serious leaks that I have ever seen." Dina Temple-Raston talks to Audie Cornish.

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3 Charged With Helping Boston Bombing Suspect

Thursday, May 02, 2013

There have been some new developments in the Boston Marathon bombing case. Authorities on Wednesday arrested three college friends of one of the suspects. The FBI says they helped Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the days after the bombing — even after realizing their friend was a suspect.

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Three Friends Of Boston Bombing Suspect Arrested

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Dina Temple-Raston talks to Audie Cornish about the three people who face charges in connection with the Boston marathon bombing.

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Boston Bombing Investigators Cover A Lot Of Ground

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Investigators in the Boston Marathon bombing case are still trying to determine whether the suspects — Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his brother Dzhokhar — worked alone. DNA that appears to belong to a woman was found on a bomb.

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Obama Renews Call To Close Guantanamo Amid Hunger Strike

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

For months now prisoners at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay have been on a hunger strike. It started in January with dozens of men refusing meals. Now more than 100 of the 166 detainees at Guantanamo have joined the protest. More than a dozen of them are being force-fed. Defense attorneys say the reason for the strike can be summed up in one word: Hopelessness. The men think they will never leave Guantanamo. But now the protest appears to have worked. On Tuesday, the White House appeared to be paying attention. President Obama said he would make a fresh attempt to close the prison.

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Watch Lists Vary, Don't Always Flag Terrorism Suspects

Thursday, April 25, 2013

There have been several new developments in the investigation into the Boston bombing. The surviving suspect is said to have told investigators that he and his brother planned to bomb New York City as well. In addition, one of the accused Boston Marathon bombers was on several government watch lists ahead of last week's attacks. Audie Cornish talks to Dina Temple-Raston for an explanation of the various lists that have been developed to flag possible terrorists and what happens when someone is placed on one.

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Investigators Probe Bombing Suspect's Actions In Russia

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Some big questions remain unanswered in the Boston Marathon bombing case. One of them is: What did Tamerlan Tsarnaev — the older brother — do when he visited Russia last year for six months. U.S. investigators are in the Russia Republic of Dagestan trying to get answers.

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Investigators Trace Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Activities Abroad

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing continues. Investigators have spoken with the parents of the suspects in Russia. Audie Cornish talks to Dina Temple-Raston about the latest developments.

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Surviving Bombing Suspect Could Face Death Penalty

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Charges have been filed against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing case. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is accused of conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction — in this case, the bomb used to kill three people and injure many more. New details about the government's evidence against Tsarnaev and his older brother are emerging.

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Probe To Determine Depth Of Boston Bombing Plot

Monday, April 22, 2013

A big break for investigators in the Boston Marathon bombing case was a surveillance video.There are some new details of what's on the video.

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Authorities Fan Out Across City In Search For Bombing Suspect

Friday, April 19, 2013

Melissa Block gets the latest on the hunt for the Boston Marathon bomber from counterterrorism reporter Dina Temple-Raston.

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Decoding Boston Intelligence

Friday, April 19, 2013

Melissa Block gets the latest on the hunt for the Boston Marathon bomber from counterterrorism reporter Dina Temple-Raston.

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Police Chase Bombing Suspects Through Suburbs

Friday, April 19, 2013

Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Dina Temple-Raston for the latest on the Boston Marathon bombings investigation.

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Investigators Name Two Suspects In Boston Bombing

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The FBI is interested in two men seen in videos and photographs at Monday's Boston Marathon before two bombs went off. Investigators released photographs and asked the public to help identify the men on Thursday. Robert Siegel talks to Dina Temple-Raston has the latest.

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FBI Encourages Public To Turn Over What They May Know

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Boston office Rick DesLauriers hopes someone, somewhere heard something that will point to a suspect in the Boston Marathon attack. Three people were killed Monday in the attack.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Case Gains Momentum

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The FBI is taking the lead in the investigation into the bombing at the Boston Marathon on Monday. So far there is no clear lead to indicate what person or group is responsible. But officials are appealing for information, including photos and videos from the public, and also looking at forensic evidence. Melissa Block talks to Dina Temple-Raston about the investigation.

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Investigators Are Tight Lipped About Boston Probe

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Investigators are working to determine who is responsible for the explosions at the Boston Marathon. At least three people were killed. Sources told NPR it could take some time before officials can definitively say who was behind this.

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Osama Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Set To Appear In N.Y. Court

Monday, April 08, 2013

Former al-Qaida spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was captured by U.S. officials in February. His arrest is significant, analysts say, because the Obama administration has decided to try him in a federal court instead of using a military commission at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Pakistan's Ambitious Program To Re-Educate Militants

Monday, April 01, 2013

Pakistan's isolated Swat Valley is ground zero for a quiet experiment by the Pakistani army: a little-known program aimed at re-educating thousands of young men who were taken in by the Taliban. Using international funds and a contingent of army officers, Pakistan is trying to turn would-be terrorists into law-abiding citizens.

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