- Making News: North Korean Threat to West Coast
The International Atomic Energy Agency has reported North Korea to the UN Security Council for violating agreements on nuclear weapons. Also today, US officials told Congress that North Korea has developed an untested ballistic missile capable of reaching the western United States. David Usborne, who reports from the UN for Britain-s Independent newspaper, is following the story.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Is Homeland Security Really Securing the US?
Expecting an eventual attack from al Qaeda, the Department of Homeland Security says it-s time to stock up on food and water, and plastic sheets and duct tape to seal windows and doors. But states and local governments are not getting the federal funds they need to better equip and train their police, fire and public health officials. Donald Kettl of The Century Foundation assesses American preparations for a terrorist attack.
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