U.S. Terror Alert Raised The Bush administration is raising the national terrorism alert from yellow to orange, signaling a "high risk" of terrorist attack. A government official says the move is based on an increase in intelligence that an attack may occur as Muslims mark the haj, a five-day ritual that begins Sunday. NPR News reports.

U.S. Terror Alert Raised to 'High Risk'

U.S. Terror Alert Raised to 'High Risk'

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The Bush administration is raising the national terrorism alert from yellow to orange, signaling a "high risk" of terrorist attack. A government official says the move is based on an increase in intelligence that an attack may occur as Muslims mark the haj, a five-day ritual that begins Sunday. NPR News reports.