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9/11.

>> AS OF TODAY BASED ON THE INFORMATION AND THE FACTS AS WE KNOW THEM, WE ARE NOW INVESTIGATING THESE HORRIFIC ACTS AS AN ACT OF TERRORISM. >> Reporter: FOR THE FIRST TIME

THE FBI IS CALLING THE ATTACKS IN SAN BERNARDINO TERRORISM. SURROUNDING THE CHAOS INVESTIGATORS SAY SYED FAROOK'S WIFE TASHFEEN MALIK WAS ON FACEBOOK PLEDGING HER ALLEGIANCE

TO ISIS LEADER ABU BAKR AL BAGHDADI. MADE IN A MOST UNDER A DIFFERENT NAME, ONE OFFICIAL SAID. >> WE HAVE ALSO UNCOVERED EVIDENCE THAT THESE SUBJECTS

THEY ATTEMPTED TO DESTROY THEIR DIGITAL FINGERPRINTS. >> Reporter: CNN HAS LEARNED TWO SMASHED CELL PHONES BELIEVED TO BE THE COUPLE'S WERE RECOVERED FROM A GARBAGE CAN NEAR ONE OF

THE CRIME SCENES. AND A COMPUTER FOUND AT THE HOME WAS MISSING A HARD DRIVE. INVESTIGATORS SUSPECT IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN DESTROYED. AUTHORITIES HOPE THE DIGITAL

FOOTPRINT THEY CAN RECOVER WILL REVEAL MORE ABOUT THE MOTIVE. >> THAT WILL TAKE TIME. BUT I TRULY BELIEVE THAT'S GOING TO BE THE POTENTIAL GOLDEN NUGGET BUT WE JUST DON'T KNOW

YET. >> Reporter: INSIDE FAROOK'S HOUSE POLICE FOUND A VIRTUAL BOMB MAKING LABORATORY WITH SMOKELESS POWDER AND REMOTE CONTROL CARS, LIKE THE ONE FOUND

IN THE SUSPECT'S CAR. THEY ALSO FOUND A CACHE OF NEARLY 5,000 ROUNDS OF AM EWE NIPGS. THE FAMILY'S ATTORNEY TELLS CNN THAT WHILE THEY WERE AWARE

FAROOK AND MALIK HAD GUNS THERE WERE NO WARNING SIGNS THEY HAD BEEN RADICALIZED. >> DOESN'T MEAN YOU'RE PLANNING AN ATTACK. THERE WASN'T ANYTHING TO THE

FAMILY TO SHOW OR DIGNIFY HE'S DOING SOMETHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY. >> Reporter: U.S. OFFICIALS TELL CNN FAROOK TRAVELED TO SAUDI ARABIA TWICE IN 2013 WHEN HE MET

HIS PAKISTANI BORN WIFE THERE AND AGAIN IN 2014. A FOREIGN OFFICIAL SAYS MALIK WAS NOT ON ANY WATCH LIST OR UNDER SUSPICION FOR SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY.

HOW MUCH ARE YOU LEARNING ABOUT THE DYNAMIC OF THE MARRIAGE? THERE'S A LOT OF CURIOSITY THERE. AND SOME PEOPLE ARE SAYING THAT PERHAPS THE WIFE MAY HAVE

INFLUENCED HIM. CAN YOU GIVE US ANYMORE INSIGHT? >> I'VE BEEN ASKED THAT. AND I DON'T KNOW THE ANSWER WHETHER SHE INFLUENCED HIM OR NOT.

BEING A HUSBAND MYSELF WE'RE ALL INFLUENCED TO AN EXTENT, BUT I DON'T KNOW THE ANSWER. >> Reporter: BUT AS WHAT YOU'VE LEARNED ABOUT HER HAS THAT INFLUENCED YOUR BELIEF MORE SO

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Authorities say they are investigating the San Bernardino attacks as an "act of terrorism." If confirmed, it would be the worst terrorist incident in the U.S. since 9/11. CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

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