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From the Vault: Oklahoma City Bombing

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While the investigation into the bombings at the Boston Marathon continues, we look in our vault to April 21, 1995 when our panelists discussed the domestic terrorist bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The attack – 18 years ago this week – by Timothy McVeigh and his co-conspirators claimed 168 lives and remained the deadliest terror attack on American soil until September 11.

Yemen Suicide Bombing Death Toll Nears 100 on Eve of Holiday: Officials

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An al Qaeda affiliate has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 90 soldiers and injured hundreds more in Yemen's capital city today, on the eve of the nation's unification holiday.

Foiled Bomb Plot Highlights Growing CIA-Saudi Arabian Ties

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The U.S. intelligence community has won plaudits for helping derail a series of recent terror plots, including this week’s disclosure of an al-Qaida affiliate’s attempt to use a sophisticated underwear bomb to destroy a Western jetliner. But the U.S. has a quiet ally who has been instrumental in stopping both the new plot and an earlier militant attempt to destroy U.S. cargo planes by secretly shipping explosives in conventional mail packages: Saudi Arabia, a country once derided as a financial supporter of Islamic militants around the globe.

Is Al Qaeda Bomb Builder Masterminding Plot?

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Pierre Thomas reports on chances of a new terror threat.

Iran Threat: Attack on U.S.?

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Intelligence officials see growing risk of Iranian spies and possible attack.

PBS NewsHour: Biden and Cheney Clash Over Terror Trial Policy

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February 15, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden and former Vice President Dick Cheney sparred in separate Sunday talk show appearances over whether terror suspects should be tried in civilian courts or treated as "enemy combatants" under military authority. Gwen Ifill talks to experts for insight.