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September 15, 2002
Captured suspect may know 9/11 details
The al-Qaida lieutenant appears to have been involved in those attacks and others, but he seems unlikely to tell much.

A room of her own
For Waheeda Jamil, forced from her teaching job and hidden from the world by the Taliban, going back to school in Afghanistan means going home.

Autopsy casts doubt on rebel role in ambush
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- An autopsy on the body of a key suspect in the killing of two Americans and an Indonesian in the eastern province of Papua has raised doubts about whether separatist rebels were involved in the incident, as the Indonesian military has alleged.

Lebanon ignores Israeli water threat
BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Despite Israeli military threats, Lebanon will start pumping water from a shared border river for its southern villages, President Emile Lahoud said Saturday.

Peru downplays Marine exercise
WASHINGTON -- Some 600 Marines will exercise for the first time in the Amazon Basin of Peru, but Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo said Saturday the maneuvers are not a precursor to building a U.S. military base in the South American country.

Gore keeps ties to black voters current with speech
WASHINGTON -- Al Gore was trying Saturday to strengthen his ties with black lawmakers, a constituency whose support he would need should he decide to run for president in 2004.

Boeing 737s inspected for defect
WASHINGTON -- Airlines in the United States and abroad were inspecting new Boeing 737s Saturday to detect and remove potentially defective flight control equipment that could fail and make the planes handle like a car with bad power steering.

Young has no opponent, but plenty of bills
What do you do when you have nearly $400,000 in your campaign account but no campaign?

GOP luring voters with talk of grants to church groups
Republicans are using the prospect of federal grants from the Bush administration's "faith-based initiative" to boost support for GOP candidates, especially among black voters in states and districts with tight congressional races this fall.

Catholic abuse policy seems to be fraying
The reforms were meant to restore trust and end a crisis.

Hanna brings rain to Panhandle
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Tropical Storm Hanna blew ashore Saturday on the Gulf Coast, pouring up to 4 inches of rain across coastal Alabama and the Florida Panhandle and knocking out power with winds up to 50 mph.

Volunteers are offered NRA escorts
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Republican congressman is offering campaign volunteers extra protection for their forays into immigrant neighborhoods: escorts from the National Rifle Association.

Nation in brief
Calif. fire prompts evacuation

Study finds indicator to kidney disease
Blood pressure that doesn't drop at night is an ominous indication that juvenile diabetes patients might develop kidney disease, a new study concluded.

World in brief
Bush to Palestinian official: Statehood would end suffering

Ethnic hatred mars election in Macedonia
SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Passers-by pause for reflection at a monument in Macedonia marking the birthplace of Mother Teresa, the Nobel Peace Prize winner whose homeland is anything but peaceful.

5 trained with al-Qaida, informants say
The arrests near Buffalo, N.Y., were connected to information that prompted a "code orange' alert.

Terror notes: Would-be assassin had been in prison
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- The gunman who tried to assassinate Afghan President Hamid Karzai Sept. 5 was a Taliban fighter who had been released from prison 2 1/2 months earlier, police said Saturday.

Chretien says 9/11 comments misconstrued
Prime Minister Jean Chretien denies suggesting the United States was to blame for last year's terrorist attacks because of a growing divide between rich and poor nations.

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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