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December 29, 2001
Arsenic arrives in 'toxic trade'
The United States is the world's No. 1 arsenic consumer, and China provides most of it.

Suspect aroused suspicion on El Al
An airline passenger accused of trying to ignite explosives in his shoes underwent intensive screening in July before boarding an Israeli jet.

Bush: Bin Laden has lost control
Though the president asks for patience, he expresses confidence about the capture of the terrorist leader.

Showdown may leave border open
Pakistan says it may need to shift troops watching for bin Laden and his al-Qaida fighters on the Afghan frontier to meet an Indian threat.

Bush signs bills boosting intelligence, defense funds
CRAWFORD, Texas -- President Bush signed a bill Friday to raise intelligence spending but warned Congress he won't turn over documents he thinks could compromise national security.

Piano keys await musician's touch
QASABA, Afghanistan -- In a shabby fourth-floor walk-up in this suburb north of Kabul, beyond a scruffy market filled with wilted produce and scampering kids, stands a thing of beauty that time and Afghans have forgotten.

Food arrives in Kandahar
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Large-scale deliveries of food relief began Friday in Kandahar for the first time since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the U.S. military campaign to oust the Taliban and al-Qaida terrorist network.

Intact bodies, DNA matches lead to more victim IDs
NEW YORK -- The number of identified World Trade Center victims has sharply increased in the past two weeks because of the increased use of DNA tests and the finding of more intact bodies, officials said.

America strikes notebook
EU unites to target terror groups

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