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January 23, 2002
Robe no longer part of the 'uniform'
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military, in a policy reversal, no longer will require servicewomen in Saudi Arabia to wear Muslim-style head-to-toe robes when venturing off base.

U.S. center attack aimed at Indians
NEW DELHI -- The gunmen who opened fire on a U.S. government cultural center in Calcutta on Tuesday, killing five police officers and injuring 20 people, appeared to be targeting the local police instead of the United States, Indian and U.S. officials said.

'American al-Qaida' U.S.-bound
WASHINGTON -- Concerned that terrorists might try to silence him, the military Tuesday concealed the movements of John Walker Lindh as it flew the suspected al-Qaida fighter home to face charges that he conspired to kill other Americans.

'He was shooting at people like a maniac'
JERUSALEM -- As he walked out of a jewelry store, Michael Rosner heard an earsplitting burst of gunfire unleashed by a Palestinian just a few steps away. The 48-year-old New York businessman turned and saw two women crumple under the spray of gunfire at a bus stop.

Judge questions his jurisdiction over detainees in Cuba
LOS ANGELES -- A federal judge said Tuesday he has "grave doubts" whether he has jurisdiction over more than 100 prisoners captured in Afghanistan and detained by the military in Cuba.

Senators, staff return to find time stood still
After the anthrax cleanup, they find a workplace that smelled, well, "new," with exhausted fax machines and stale cups of coffee.

Rumsfeld: Prisoners are treated humanely
Criticism increases about treatment of Afghan prisoners in U.S. custody, and the defense secretary maintains that they are not prisoners of war.

Legally, what are the detainees?
If they're prisoners of war, they have certain rights. If not, America has more latitude. But in no case can they be treated inhumanely.

Gunman's attack kills two Israelis
JERUSALEM -- Choosing the busiest time of day on this city's busiest commercial street, a Palestinian marched into downtown Jerusalem on Tuesday and raked pedestrians, shoppers and people waiting at bus stops with bursts of assault rifle fire until police shot him to death.

Woodmakers talk of ending use of arsenic
The poisonous pesticide can leach into back yards and playgrounds, with uncertain effects on children.

Survey: More scientists withholding their data
As medical science races toward cures for terrible diseases, it would be nice to think that researchers eagerly share data and wisdom, helping humanity to live longer and better.



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