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Court Upholds Secrecy on 9/11 Detainees

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Court Upholds Secrecy on 9/11 Detainees

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Court Upholds Secrecy on 9/11 Detainees

Court Upholds Secrecy on 9/11 Detainees

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Citing national security, a federal appeals court rules that the U.S. government can keep secret the names of some 1,200 people detained after the Sept. 11 terror attacks. The decision comes on the heels of a Justice Department report that strongly criticized the lengthy detention of some people who never faced charges. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.

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