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April 16, 2002
Susan Taylor Martin
A family torn apart
JERUSALEM -- In 1957, a Jew named Yosef Shemesh moved from his native Afghanistan to the young nation of Israel.

Munitions blast kills 4 U.S. troops
WASHINGTON -- An explosion that killed four U.S. soldiers and left one wounded illustrates a daunting threat to American troops and their allies in Afghanistan: how to dispose of countless tons of munitions left over from more than 20 years of superpower conflict and civil war.

Fatah leader feared, admired
JERUSALEM -- Marwan Barghouti is feared by many Israelis as a remorseless killer but has attained the status of folk hero to most young Palestinians.

Amnesty International report criticizes U.S.
LONDON -- The treatment of al-Qaida and Taliban suspects at a U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay undermines human rights and might be cruel and degrading, Amnesty International asserted Monday.

Israeli tanks roll again
On Monday Israeli forces captured Marwan Barghouti, an alleged bombing mastermind.

Top U.S. Catholic clergy to discuss sex abuse scandal with pope
ROME -- Eight of the highest-ranking Roman Catholic clergy in the United States will meet with Pope John Paul II next week to discuss the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the U.S. church.

FDA okays Botox to ease wrinkles, again and again
The move sets up a national ad campaign and makes the popular but temporary fix an option for even more people.



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Updated List of Victims
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