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September 6, 2002
Fla. lawmakers weigh in on Iraq
The delegation agrees that Congress and the American people should be consulted before any attack.

Report criticizes drug spray mix
WASHINGTON -- A chemical mix supplied by the United States to wipe out drug crops in Colombia is potentially harmful to humans and the environment, according to a government report released Thursday.

Anthrax lessons used to battle West Nile virus
ATLANTA -- Using lessons learned from last fall's anthrax attacks, federal health officials are responding to the West Nile virus with improved emergency efforts that were designed for a bioterrorism attack.

Nation in brief
4 women killed in ambush

Health in brief
Finding may aid war on infertility

Fighting terror: notebook
Winter Garden flourishes again

Bloodiest violence since fall of Taliban
KABUL, Afghanistan -- After the first bomb exploded, Mohammad Halim rushed to see what was happening. Minutes later, another huge blast hurled the teenager onto a pavement suddenly slippery with blood and crunching with shattered glass.

Federal aid for New York stuck in red tape
WASHINGTON -- Soon after Sept. 11, President Bush promised New York City more than $20-billion in federal aid. A year later, only a fraction of that money has been spent.

Flight restrictions in place for Sept. 11 ceremonies
WASHINGTON -- The federal government on Thursday announced less stringent flight restrictions coinciding with ceremonies at the three Sept. 11 crash sites.

World in brief
Hunting doesn't curb foxes, study says

Terror suspect gives up to police in Greece
ATHENS, Greece -- Greece's biggest manhunt ended Thursday when a slim, clean-shaven man stepped out of a taxi at police headquarters and told a startled officer his identity: the alleged main hit man for the November 17 terrorist group.

Israel prevents huge terror blast
JERUSALEM -- Palestinian fighters blew up an Israeli tank, killed two soldiers and tried to plant a huge car bomb in Israel on Thursday amid heightened security before the Jewish New Year. Militants called the attacks retaliation for killings of civilians.

Powell pushes Angola: Do more
U.S. aid will continue, but the war-ravaged country must use its oil wealth to help its people, the secretary says.

Iran launches female cab service
QOM, Iran -- Fixing her black head-to-toe cloak, Zahra Langroudi settles in behind the wheel and pulls away from the curb with her first passenger, officially becoming Iran's first female taxi driver.

Study finds uses for adult blood stem cells limited
WASHINGTON -- A study that found adult blood stem cells were unable to transform themselves into other types of tissue raises new doubts about whether they could be used to reinvigorate ailing organs.



From AP: special links on the terrorist attacks and aftermath
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Afghanistan in Depth
Panoramic view of tragedy
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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
Terror Attack: Minute by Minute
Terror Attack: Tower Collapse
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Aftermath Photo Gallery
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