The Bush administration
May 30 dropped the federal terrorism alert level to yellow - saying
intelligence pointing to an imminent attack has decreased. The higher
orange alert lasted 10 days. No domestic terrorist strikes were
attempted during that period.
community has concluded the number of indicators and warnings that
led to raising the threat level have decreased, and the heightened
vulnerability associated with the Memorial Day holiday has passed,"
said Brian Roehrkasse, spokesman for the Department of Homeland
Security, as reported by The Associated Press.
The new level,
yellow, indicates an elevated risk of terrorist attack, while the
old level, orange, means a high risk.