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October 5, 2001
Washington airport reopens
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Among the many signs of heightened security are bomb-sniffing dogs, National Guardsmen and frisk searches.
Bin Laden spoke of 'major attack'
LONDON -- Osama bin Laden spoke of a "major attack on America" in the days before the strikes on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and warned associates to return to Afghanistan by Sept. 10, according to a dossier released by the British government on Thursday.

Evidence excerpts
Excerpts from summary of evidence against Osama bin Laden in U.S. terrorist attacks, released Thursday by the British government:

Official: French blast may have been terrorism
TOULOUSE, France -- A chemical plant explosion that killed 29 people last month might have been a terrorist attack, France's environment minister said Thursday. But judicial officials say they favor the theory that it was an accident.

NATO grants U.S. aid request
BRUSSELS -- Making good on their pledge, the NATO allies on Thursday granted the United States open access to their airfields and seaports and agreed to deploy ships and early-warning radar planes in Washington's war against terrorism.

Rumsfeld: Terrorism fight will be long haul
CAIRO -- The U.S.-led struggle to defeat terrorism is more likely to resemble the West's decades-long contest against communism -- fought on many fronts, often outside the military arena -- than a major shooting war, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Thursday.

Aid, allies now falling into place
WASHINGTON -- President Bush committed $320-million in humanitarian aid to the "poor souls" of Afghanistan on Thursday as he and allies from Mexico to Qatar moved ahead with plans against terrorists sheltered by Afghanistan's ruling Taliban.

Bush acts to expand jobless benefits
WASHINGTON -- Florida workers who are laid off in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will likely benefit from President's Bush's proposal to enhance unemployment compensation benefits.

Terror or accidents?
Downed plane, Florida anthrax case raise new fears

America responds notebook
Lethal fever spreading along Pakistan border

Divisions hold up antiterror legislation
WASHINGTON -- Bipartisanship foundered Thursday on Capitol Hill as divisions delayed agreement on antiterrorism laws and airport security.

Hijackings offered signal of terror to come
In a 1994 incident, Algerian hijackers reportedly aimed to explode a plane over Paris or crash it into the Eiffel Tower.


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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