Homeland Security Recommends New Terror Alert System

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The Associated Press is reporting that the color-based terror alert system may soon be thrown out, as per recommendations by the Homeland Security Department to the White House. The new alert system will reportedly endeavor to be more descriptive, helping the public understand the specifics of the threat and how to respond. We take a listen to tape on the old system — in effect since 2002 — and discuss what the new one might deliver.