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October 15, 2001
Susan Taylor Martin
Support amid suspicion
LAHORE, Pakistan -- The Friday Times is about the closest thing in Pakistan to an alternative newspaper. Each week, readers eagerly await its chatty blend of gossip, columns and, of course, irreverent jabs at the famous and powerful.

Sara Fritz
Attacks stall Medicare drug plan
WASHINGTON -- The list of Americans who have suffered the economic fallout from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is long. It includes the airlines, insurance companies and businesses involved in entertainment and tourism.

Across the country, detainees allege abuse
WASHINGTON -- Stories are emerging from the nation's jails of assaults and other abuse directed against some of the 700 people detained as a result of the federal investigation of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Requests for federal terror aid scrutinized
As more groups ask for money, the White House and Congress are becoming more selective about who gets aid.

Pakistanis target bases U.S. may use
Leaders of hordes that police hold at bay demand the country's leader be overthrown.

Arrests may have disrupted cells
WASHINGTON -- Federal law enforcement officials said Sunday that their aggressive campaign of arrests in recent weeks had broken up several active al-Qaida cells in the United States.

Journalists see site of alleged attack
The Taliban holds angry residents at bay in a town where it says almost 200 civilians died.

FBI renews search for Saudi pilot
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The FBI is searching anew for a Saudi pilot they first inquired about more than two weeks before the Sept. 11 attacks and who purchased two small planes and left Tennessee shortly before the suicide hijackings, officials said.

Military and political tracks lack cohesion
Despite military success in Afghanistan, a post-Taliban political course remains unclear.

FBI: Theme parks weren't targets
LOS ANGELES -- The FBI is discounting reports that Disneyland and Walt Disney World in Orlando were among possible targets canvassed by terrorists linked to Osama bin Laden.

Bush again rebuffs Taliban
WASHINGTON -- President Bush rejected an offer from Afghanistan's ruling Taliban to turn over suspected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden to a neutral third country Sunday as an eighth day of bombing made clear that military coercion, not diplomacy, remains the crux of U.S. policy toward the regime.

Individual efforts can aid national defense
In Mary Christian's war, citizens pitched in.

Hijackers linked to tabloid
Confirming a clear link between the terrorists targeting America and the South Florida company hit by anthrax cases, the FBI said Sunday that the Sun tabloid editor's wife rented a Delray Beach apartment to two of the hijackers.

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Flashpoint: Afghanistan
Multimedia Coverage of the Terror Attacks
Latest News on the Terror Attacks
Updated List of Victims
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