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Airport Screening Plan Scaled Down

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Airport Screening Plan Scaled Down

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Airport Screening Plan Scaled Down

Airport Screening Plan Scaled Down

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The Department of Homeland Security scales back a plan to screen the backgrounds of airline passengers. The move is a response to privacy concerns about the latest version of a system known as CAPPS TWO. Privacy groups say the proposal gives law enforcement agencies too much leeway. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.