Reprimands Likely After Fort Hood Report; Health Care Advances; CPI Due

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Morning Edition — Report Will Fault Officers For Moving Fort Hood Suspect "Through The System" Despite Warnings: NPR's Tom Bowman says that a report on the Army's handling of a major who's been charged with killing 13 people in a Nov. 5 massacre at Fort Food will conclude that some of Nidal Hasan's superiors "moved him through the system" despite numerous concerns about his performance and behavior. A number of those officers may receive reprimands. The report is to be released this morning:



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From a related report by the Associated Press: "As many as eight Army officers could face discipline for failing to do anything when the alleged shooter in the Fort Hood rampage displayed erratic behavior early in his military career, two officials familiar with the case said."

— ABC News — "Al-Qaida Operatives Trained In Yemen Are At Large, Government Intelligence Suggests": "ABC News has new details as to why U.S. intelligence officials have heightened concerns about possible attacks in the U.S. from al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. Government intercepts and intelligence suggest that al-Qaida operatives trained in Yemen are at large, and could be planning more attacks on the U.S., using even more novel techniques to smuggle explosives on airplanes."

Morning Edition — Push To Overhaul Nation's Health Care System Clears Another Hurdle: "Leaders of organized labor say they'll go along with a plan to tax so-called 'Cadillac' health care policies, after winning concessions designed to shield middle-class families. The breakthrough came just as President Obama was preparing to address House Democrats, many of whom were skeptical of the 'Cadillac tax.' "

— The Associated Press — "North Korea Threatens To Stop Talks With South Korea": "North Korea threatened Friday to break off all dialogue and negotiations with South Korea in anger over Seoul's alleged contingency plan to deal with potential unrest in the communist country."

— — Wall Street Eyes Inflation Report: "The Consumer Price Index, a key inflation reading, comes out at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists surveyed by expect an increase of 0.2%, compared to a rise of 0.4% the prior month."

Contributing: Chinita Anderson of Morning Edition.



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