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U.S. Raises Terror Threat Level to 'High Risk' Orange, Based on Muslim Holy Days
The government raised its terror threat level to "high risk" orange on Friday, warning of a growing possibility that the al-Qaida network would launch an attack against the United States to coincide with Muslim holy days.  Full Story
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State Department Advises Nonessential U.S. Diplomats to Leave Four Mideast Countries
The State Department advised nonessential U.S. diplomats and family members on Friday to leave Israel, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. Private American citizens also were advised to leave.  Full Story
 
Three Iraqi Arms Experts Give Private Interviews With U.N. Inspectors
Three Iraqi arms experts gave private interviews to U.N. monitors Friday on the eve of a pivotal visit by the two chief weapons inspectors, who will demand greater cooperation from Baghdad to stave off war.  Full Story
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Bush Administration Asks That Moussaoui Case Be Put on Hold
The Bush administration asked a judge Friday to stop all proceedings against Zacarias Moussaoui, the lone individual charged in the Sept. 11 attacks, until an appeals court settles national security questions.  Full Story
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Military Photo of Columbia's Last Minutes Being Scrutinized for Wing Damage; Wing Section Found
NASA recovered a section of Columbia's wing and inspected a photo shot by a military telescope that shows a gray streak behind the shuttle, moments before it broke apart. Officials hoped the wing piece - the most significant find yet - could hold clues to the breakup but said Friday the photo revealed little.  Full Story
 
Snow Storm Dumps 10 Inches of Snow onto Northeast, Closing Schools and Snarling Travel
A fast-moving storm surprised much of the Northeast on Friday, dumping nearly 10 inches of snow that disrupted travel and closed hundreds of schools in at least four states.  Full Story
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Dow Ends Week on Down Note, Falling 65 to 7,864, Nasdaq Off 19 to Finish at 1,282
Investors brushed aside a better-than-expected employment report Friday, sending stocks to their fourth straight weekly decline as fears of war and terrorism again fed worries about the nation's economic outlook.  Full Story
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Jim Furyk Takes Second-Round Lead Atop Crowded Field at Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
Taking the second-round lead at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was a thrill for Jim Furyk, though it didn't really compare to the thrill of playing with one of his boyhood idols.  Full Story
AP Photo – BEN MARGOT