Tag Archives: terrorism

TSA screenings aren’t just for airports anymore

Roving security teams increasingly visit train stations, subways and other mass transit sites to deter terrorism. Critics say it’s largely political theater. By Brian Bennett, Washington Bureau December 20, 2011, 5:03 p.m. Reporting from Charlotte, N.C.— Rick Vetter was rushing to board the Amtrak train in Charlotte, N.C., on a recent …

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Northwestern University’s deception lab

A new form of lie detection could stop crimes before they happen. By Nicole Frehsee With its weathered blue sofa, textbook-littered desks and corkboard plastered with postcards from spring-break spots like Florida and Hilton Head, Room 202 in Northwestern University’s Cresap Hall could easily belong to a frat brother. But …

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