coinsA massive U.S. government database of known or suspected terrorists contains the names of about 25,000 Americans or legal residents, which represents about 2 percent of the total number of people in the vast intelligence files. According to the National Counterterrorism Center, there were 1.1 million people, many with multiple spelling variations, in the classified database as of December 2013. The government draws from the database when it places individuals on its no-fly list. There were 47,000 people on the no-fly list, 800 of whom were Americans. More