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September 12, 2002
Travel lags on attacks' anniversary
Airports and train stations around the country were much less busy than usual Wednesday, with many Americans jittery about flying on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

Central Command moves field test to Qatar
U.S. Central Command in Tampa will send about 600 people and high-tech battlefield control equipment to Qatar in November.

Annan urges U.S.: Don't act alone
UNITED NATIONS -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan warned Wednesday that launching a military campaign against Iraq without the support of the United Nations would be a grave mistake and a blow to international law, striking a defiant pose against the Bush administration on the eve of President Bush's address to the U.N. General Assembly.

They were us
At ground zero, the names took precedence, 2,801 of them read aloud, from Gordon Aamoth Jr. to Igor Zukelman. Patriotic resolve held sway at the Pentagon. And in a field near Shanksville, Pa., grief was partly offset by pride.

Study: Early prostate surgery cuts mortality
For the first time, a study clearly shows that surgery for early prostate cancer can reduce the chance of dying from the disease, cutting the risk almost in half.

Nation in brief
Departing Gustav is hurricane

Americans worldwide cautious on anniversary
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military increased fighter jet patrols over 10 cities, and missile launchers around Washington were armed Wednesday. Several U.S. embassies and consulates remained closed, on watch for possible terrorist attacks.

Radical Muslims discuss 'positive outcomes' of Sept. 11
LONDON -- As much of the world paused Wednesday to mourn the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, a group of Islamic militants gathered to discuss the "positive outcomes" of the violence they claim to reject, and to praise the aims of Osama bin Laden.

Strange behavior diverts airliner
FORT SMITH, Ark. -- An airliner was diverted to Fort Smith on Wednesday because four passengers behaved strangely on the flight, including at least three who locked themselves in a restroom, possibly shaving their body hair.

Fighting terror: notebook
Police raid Pakistan hideout in gunbattle

Amid grief, Bush gives warning
WASHINGTON -- President Bush, as he ended a day of remembrance for last year's dead and prepared for a new phase in his war against terrorism, reminded the American people Wednesday night that the United States still has "determined enemies" in the world.

World in brief
Putin threatens to attack Georgia



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
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
Terrorists Attack: Video Gallery
Aftermath Photo Gallery
Day of Terror Photo Gallery
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