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May 5, 2002
The Fight Over Taxol
A drug company makes billions extra as cancer patients wait for a cheaper generic.

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They live so close that they share a view of Jerusalem's rich history. But the Palestinian Muslim Mughrabis and Israeli Jewish Zands share very little else, despite similar lives. Story
Mailbox bombs hit Nebraska
No one was injured by the pipe bombs, which were similar to those that hurt six in Iowa and Illinois on Friday.

Small breakthrough comes in church standoff
BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- Israel and the Palestinians held high-level talks Saturday to try to break the monthlong standoff at one of Christianity's holiest shrines on the eve of Orthodox Christians' Easter and Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's departure for the United States.

9 arrested in suspected al-Qaida-linked camp
MANILA, Philippines -- Authorities raided a suspected al-Qaida-linked terrorist training camp at an Islamic school in the northern Philippines and seized weapons following a clash in which nine militants were arrested, police said Saturday.

Guides give rare look at search
KHOST, Afghanistan -- The night air was crisp, the horizon pitch black, as eight heavily armed and armored U.S. Special Forces soldiers and their local guides crept up to the small, one-story mud house, pausing about 750 feet away to find cover in ditches or behind rocks or trees.

Humor by Carey, Rumsfeld
Funnyman Drew Carey tried out some new material Friday night during an unscheduled performance at the D.C. Improv Club. It was a practice run for Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner, where Carey was to perform for President Bush.

Aid sought for lumber industry
The Canadian government is being urged to implement an aid package for the lumber industry after the United States approved duties averaging 27.22 percent on softwood exports from Canada.



From AP: special links on the terrorist attacks and aftermath
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Afghanistan in Depth
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Flashpoint: Afghanistan
Multimedia Coverage of the Terror Attacks
Latest News on the Terror Attacks
Updated List of Victims
Terror Attack Multimedia Gallery
Terror's Path: An Interactive Map
Missing: A Multimedia Essay
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