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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske sits under an image of New York's Ground Zero in his office in Washington. For him, it serves as a daily reminder of the security threats that have shaped his agency. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Border Agency Chief Opens Up About Deadly Force Cases

Gil Kerlikowske, head of Customs and Border Protection, tells NPR that he is reviewing scores of incidents. "We need to be better at admitting when we're wrong or where we've made a mistake," he says.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske sits under an image of New York's Ground Zero in his office in Washington. For him, it serves as a daily reminder of the security threats that have shaped his agency. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Border Agency Chief Opens Up About Deadly Force Cases

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The call center of Zappos.com gets high marks from consumers for strong customer service. Shashi Bellamkonda/Flickr hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Better Culture Could Have Prevented Viral Comcast Call

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Better Culture Could Have Prevented Viral Comcast Call

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Clela Rorex (right) tells her friend Sue Larson that she doesn't regret her decision to grant the controversial marriage licenses. StoryCorps hide caption

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Colo. Clerk Recalls Issuing Same-Sex-Marriage Licenses — In 1975

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The CDC's director, Tom Frieden, testified before a congressional subcommittee Wednesday regarding a recent anthrax incident and lab safety improvements he is instituting. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Head Scientist At CDC Weighs Costs Of Recent Lab Safety Breaches

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Head Scientist At CDC Weighs Costs Of Recent Lab Safety Breaches

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