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Classified Los Alamos Data May Not Be Missing

Two classified computer zip disks may not be missing after all from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Reports of their disappearance brought operations at the facility to a standstill. Sources say investigators now suspect the disks never existed in the first place. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports.

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David Kestenbaum is a correspondent for NPR, covering science, energy issues and, most recently, the global economy for NPR's multimedia project Planet Money. David has been a science correspondent for NPR since 1999. He came to journalism the usual way — by getting a Ph.D. in physics first.