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March 17, 2003
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  • Pilot Programs on Cyberattack Data Should Be Expanded, Lawmakers Say
  • Iraq: Baghdad bustles as war bears down
    As residents scurry to stockpile, foreigners prepare to evacuate and Saddam Hussein realigns his military.

    Iraq: Powell says he still wants troops in Turkey
    WASHINGTON -- The United States has not given up on Turkey as a springboard for American forces in a war against Iraq even though the Turkish Parliament has rejected the idea, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday.

    Iraq: Bush: Decide on Iraq today
    As the president and his allies make a last-ditch effort to salvage the U.N. resolution, Bush works on a war address to the nation.

    Dispatch from the 101st: At work: When duty calls women
    A rocky road is leading to greater acceptance for and larger numbers of women in the military.

    At home: When duty calls women
    Increasingly, men are finding themselves in the role of the spouse left behind while their wives are sent away.

    Serbs propose leader quickly
    The day after assassinated Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic is laid to rest, his party nominates a replacement in an attempt to pluck stability from the grasp of turmoil.

    World in brief: U.S. military exercises are a prelude to war, N. Korea says
    SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea cannot remain "a passive onlooker" while the United States conducts military exercises in the region, the North said Sunday, claiming Washington is pushing a nuclear crisis toward a second Korean War.

    Illness may be new flu or exotic virus, experts say
    A deadly, mysterious respiratory illness spread largely among health care workers in Asia could be a new strain of flu or even an exotic virus passed from animals to people, a health official said Sunday.

    The man who saved Irish music
    CHICAGO -- On this St. Patrick's Day, raise a glass to Francis O'Neill.

    Nation in brief: Focus turns to small shuttle piece
    A small but key piece of wreckage from the space shuttle Columbia's left landing-gear door, shown in photos released over the weekend, may help investigators zero in on the spot where superheated air first breached the vehicle's skin, according to the Washington Post.

    Detroit trial will test government
    The trial is set to begin Tuesday for four accused of being involved in terror plots in the works.

    Fighting terror: Investigators question top al-Qaida suspect
    LAHORE, Pakistan -- U.S. and Pakistani intelligence experts questioned a suspected high-ranking al-Qaida lieutenant Sunday, hoping to zero in on the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden.

    Israeli bulldozer crushes U.S. activist in Gaza
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- An American college student in Gaza to protest Israeli operations was killed Sunday when she was run over by a bulldozer while trying to block troops from demolishing a Palestinian home.

    Protester had just made leap from local work to world stage
    OLYMPIA, Wash. -- In a matter of months, Rachel Corrie went from the orderly peace movement of this small liberal city to a deadly world of gunfire, violent political conflict and the bulldozer that crushed her to death.





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