Susan Taylor Martin
Self-evaluation encourages progress in the Arab world
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia -- I had been in Saudi Arabia several days and interviewed many Saudis before fate finally put me on the phone with Khaled Al Maeena, editor in chief of the Arab News.
10 dead, 37 hurt in Israel bus blast
JERUSALEM -- An apparent suicide bomb blast tore apart a packed bus in northern Israel during the morning rush hour Sunday, killing at least 10 people and wounding at least three dozen, police sources and doctors said.
Seized Afghan arsenal betrays potential
The stockpile was insufficient for conventional warfare, but could have done damage in an organized campaign of terrorism.
How a small-time crook with nine kids and frostbite became the most wanted man in America.
Serial killer has women of Baton Rouge on edge
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The fear festered for months: Women had disappeared in broad daylight, had vanished from home and from shaded trails -- and turned up dead. They were students and wives, improbable victims. It wasn't until last week that police gave the fright a name: A serial killer is on the loose.
Is war on raves an attack on drugs or freedom?
NEW ORLEANS -- Dawn was approaching when the outlaw wizard stepped center stage at the State Palace Theatre to survey his electronic wonderland. Laser lights strafed the grand old chandeliers overhead and deafening machine music rattled the opera boxes. The floor was packed with young, sweaty dancers.
Full skeleton found aboard 'Monitor'
HATTERAS, N.C. -- Navy divers preparing to raise the 160-ton gun turret of the ironclad USS Monitor from the bottom of the Atlantic have found what is believed to be the skeleton of one of the Civil War ship's doomed sailors.
Rescued miners sell Disney their story for $150,000 each
LOS ANGELES -- Nine Pennsylvania coal miners who were trapped underground for more than three days and whose rescue enthralled the nation, have sold the television and book rights to their tale to the Walt Disney Co., a Disney representative said Saturday.
Gore defends his view of party mission
WASHINGTON -- Al Gore, responding to Democratic critics of his emphasis on economic populism, denied that he is antibusiness and said fighting for the people rather than the powerful is the party's mission.
GOP nominee keeps stumbling in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Bill Simon, the man Republicans hope will wrest California's top post from Democratic Gov. Gray Davis, is being battered by controversies about his finances.
Bush, father play golf, raise cash
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- Both Presidents Bush, current and former, teamed up for a daybreak round of golf on Saturday then set out to sea in search of Republican campaign cash, hauling in more than $300,000 at their destination fundraiser.
Cheney becomes GOP's $12-million man for '02
WASHINGTON -- Seldom seen in Washington, Dick Cheney has become the Republican Party's high-ranking, frequent-flying fundraiser. From Fayetteville to Fargo to Fort Lauderdale, the vice president has quietly hauled in more than $12-million for candidates in 44 stops so far this year.
Eliminating child poverty tops social policy agenda
A social policy agenda is being prepared for the Canadian government to take aim at combating child poverty and possibly boosting maternity benefits again.
Taiwan leader says island is separate country
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan's president said Saturday that the island "is not someone else's province" but rather an independent country separate from China -- bold comments that risk enraging Taiwan's communist rival.
Talks rumored as Israeli troops comb West Bank for militants
NABLUS, West Bank -- Israeli soldiers pried open boarded-up shops and searched houses in Nablus on Saturday, pressing their latest siege to root out militant cells Israel says are responsible for recent attacks.
Cooperation is best weapon, Powell says
MANILA, Philippines -- Secretary of State Colin Powell finished his eight-nation Asia tour Saturday and said he has seen progress in cooperation among Southeast Asian nations in fighting terrorism.
U.N. office target of grenade
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two men on a motorcycle lobbed a hand grenade at a building housing the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization in the southern city of Kandahar on Thursday, a spokesman said on Saturday.
From AP: special links on the terrorist attacks and aftermath
Sharon and Arafat: Old foes on parallel paths
FBI's Most Wanted terrorists
Afghanistan in Depth
Panoramic view of tragedy
Satellite view of Ground Zero
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
Terror Attack: Minute by Minute
Terror Attack: Tower Collapse
Terrorists Attack: Video Gallery
Aftermath Photo Gallery
Day of Terror Photo Gallery
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