Dina Temple-Raston

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Every Day Brings New Twists In Paris Attack Investigation

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Investigators are learning more about the men behind the recent attacks in Paris. They are still looking to see if there are connections to major terrorist groups overseas.

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Investigators Focus On 4 Suspects In Paris Terrorist Attacks

Monday, January 12, 2015

U.S. officials are looking into, among other things, the veracity of the gunmen's claims that the so-called Islamic State and al-Qaida were behind the attacks.

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French Woman Believed To Be Gunmen's Associate Is Still At Large

Friday, January 09, 2015

A manhunt continues in France for a woman officials believe was part of the attacks that rocked Paris this week.

French officials released a photo of Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, who they say was involved in the killing of a policewoman in Paris on Thursday, and who possibly was involved in ...

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What U.S. Officials Know Now About The Standoffs In France

Friday, January 09, 2015

For the latest on Friday's tense situation in Paris, NPR's counterterrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston offers information she has learned from U.S. officials who are following the standoffs.

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Authorities Search For 2 Suspects In Paris Attack

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Police have a man in custody after he surrendered to authorities. He was wanted in relation to Wednesday's attack on the Paris offices of a satirical weekly. The two central suspects remain at large.

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FBI Offers New Evidence Connecting North Korea To Sony Hack

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

FBI Director James Comey offered new evidence that North Korea was responsible for the cyber attack against Sony. Some technology experts had been skeptical of the proof the FBI had offered before.

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Exchange Of Spies Was Critical To U.S.-Cuba Deal

Friday, December 19, 2014

Part of the deal for the return of American Alan Gross from Cuba involved the release of a Cuban man who had served as a spy for the U.S. He's said to have provided info about Cuban spies in the U.S.

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When Americans Head To Syria, How Much Of A Threat Do They Pose?

Friday, December 12, 2014

In recent cases, teenage Americans were caught en route to Syria. They seem to be more naive than actual threats. U.S. law enforcement is trying to decide how to deal with them.

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Hong Kong Demonstrators Hope End Of Protests Not An End To The Fight

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Police in Hong Kong cleared away the final pro-democracy protest campsite in the city on Thursday, ending the 75-day "occupation" of the some of the city's busiest streets.

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Denver Emerges As Model For Countering ISIS Recruiting Tactics

Thursday, December 11, 2014

After three high school girls from Denver nearly made it to Syria to join the terrorist group ISIS, the city emerged as a model for how to counter ISIS recruiting tactics.

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ISIS Used Predatory Tools And Tactics To Convince U.S. Teens To Join

Thursday, December 11, 2014

It began with messages sent through an anonymous app. Slowly, the Denver-area girls were lured in, until one day they weren't at school. One girl's dad quickly realized why: They were flying to Syria.

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Report Reveals Deeply Misguided Interrogation Tactics, Feinstein Says

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Senate's "torture report" finds that the CIA conducted brutal interrogations of detainees in the years after 9/11, misled elected leaders, and got little useful information from the harsh tactics.

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CIA's Interrogation Program Was More Brutal Than Believed

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report examining the CIA's secret overseas detention and interrogation program. The 500-page report has new details about the program.

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U.K. Security Experts Worried About Terrorist Attack Around Christmas

Monday, December 01, 2014

Counterterrorism officials in the U.S. and the United Kingdom have been quietly discussing an outright ban on hand-carried luggage aboard airplanes for weeks now in the wake of intelligence reports that suggest al-Qaida may be planning to target planes around Europe before the Christmas holidays.

The Express newspaper reported ...

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Have ISIS And Al-Qaida Stopped Fighting, Started Cooperating?

Friday, November 14, 2014

For more than a year, the so-called Islamic State and al-Qaida have viewed each other as rivals. Now, reports out of Syria suggest the two may have worked out a truce.

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In An Era Of Robots, Why Do Window Washers Still Climb Skyscrapers?

Friday, November 14, 2014

After two window washers had a harrowing experience at the new World Trade Center, Stephen Nessen, from member station WNYC, looks at why window washing is still almost always done by human hands.

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FBI Relies On Local Communities To Identify Foreign Fighters

Thursday, November 06, 2014

The director of the FBI, James Comey, told an audience in New York this week that there is no pattern to identify the people who are traveling to Syria to fight — so the FBI is counti...

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How Much Does It Cost To Run A Caliphate?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The self-proclaimed Islamic State is known as the world's richest terrorist organization, but the group is having to pay for services to the areas they are controlling in Syria and Ir...

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Britain Debates Revoking Passports Of Fighters Returning From Syria, Iraq

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The U.S. has tried to block potential Islamic State volunteers before they leave the country, arresting them for intending to help terrorists. The British have suggested taking another route.

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Al-Qaida Reasserts Itself With Khorasan Group

Friday, October 03, 2014

One of the first targets of U.S. airstrikes in Syria was an al-Qaida unit that American officials call the Khorasan Group. Because few outside the intelligence community had ever heard of it, some critics have said Khorasan was created out of whole cloth to give the U.S. an excuse ...

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