FBI Investigates Missing Data at Los Alamos

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The exterior of the Los Alamos National Laboratories facility. Credit: David Kestenbaum

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Energy Department officials say they have asked the FBI to help investigate the disappearance of two classified computer disks at Los Alamos National Laboratory. At a press conference Thursday, the agency said there is no "evidence of activity with a hostile intelligence motive" — but criminal charges may be warranted under the law. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports.



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