China Denies PLA Hacked U.S. E-Mail

China denies a published report that hackers from the People's Liberation Army gained access to an unclassified e-mail in the office of Defense Secretary Robert Gates several months ago. The Financial Times, citing unnamed American officials, says the Pentagon is trying to determine how much information was stolen. Richard McGregor, a reporter for the Financial Times, speaks with Steve Inskeep.

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