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From NPR News in Washington, I m Lakshmi Singh.

President Obama has been campaigning on behalf of a Nevada Democrat who is in a tight race for re-election to the U. S. Senate. Today, Mr. Obama rallied support for Harry Reed. He credits the Senate Majority leader with fighting for better health care and putting people back to work. "From the tax cuts to the unemployment insurance to the jobs, that was only possible because Harry's leadership. And as a result, our economy is growing again."President Obama / hosting a town-hall meeting in Henderson near Las Vegas today.

There is some question lingering whether the suicide flight of a lone pilot who slumped his small plane into an office building in Austin, Texas yesterday was a criminal or a terrorist act. The pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR's John Burnett has more details from Austin.

Austin police chief Art Acevedo was emphatic in his statement to the press. "Now I can tell you categorically that there is no cause or concern from a law enforcement or a terrorism perspective." But not everyone agrees, representative Michael Markel, the hard-nosed anti-terrorism Republican congressman in whose district this happened, suggested / that a person with a grudge against the government flying a plane into a building full of federal employees sounded like a terrorist to him. Markel sits on the Homeland Security Committee and said the panel will look at how to better protect buildings from airplane attacks. On Friday, the global strategic intelligence company STRATFOR released an analysis that concludes the suicide flight is terrorism as defined by the Patriot Act. The FBI has yet to label the incident as domestic terrorism. John Burnett, NPR News, Austin.

The FBI has closed a 2001 anthrax case and will announce a former army scientist was responsible. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston has more.

The anthrax letters arrived in the weeks right after the 9/11 attacks. Letters with the poison were sent to lawmakers and news organizations, and five people died and 17 were sickened by those attacks. The FBI is expected to say that former army scientist Bruce Ivins was responsible for the anthrax mailings and that he worked alone. The Department of Justice will be unsealing documents related to the case later today and they've already notified victims about their conclusions in the case. The FBI is expected to make an announcement this afternoon. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR News.

The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow the government to force big tobacco to pay for programs that help people quit smoking and this could cause industry billions of dollars. Philip Morris has also filed an appeal with the high court today. It wants justices to overturn rulings that found the industry concealed the dangers of smoking.

Last check on Wall Street, Dow Jones Industrial Average up eight points at 10,401. From Washington, this is NPR News.

Reports from Pakistan today say the son of a Taliban faction leader has been killed in an US missile strike. NPR's Julie McCarthy has more on this latest blow on the Taliban militants.

A security source said the missiles fired from a US Predator drone targeted a Haqqani compound yesterday near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan. The Haqqani has been based in that tribal areas since they fought to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan in 1980s. Mahmud Haqqani, the son of the veteran Afghan guerrilla commander Jalaluddin Haqqani is believed to have been killed in the drone strike. The Haqqani faction which has links to al-Qaeda does not launch attacks in Pakistan, but sends fighters over the border into Afghanistan, another son, Sirajuddin is a higher profiled target and is described by US forces as one of their biggest enemies in Afghanistan. He has a bounty of five million dollars on his head. Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

Tiger Woods struggling to rebound from his sex scandal has broken his silence on the matter and has told family and fans that he is sorry. He appeared before the glare of cameras in Florida today. The superstar golfer bluntly apologized for having extramarital affairs, admitting to letting down a lot of people. Woods says he is sticking with therapy and does'n t know when he will return to golf.

Senator Frank Lautenberg has stomach cancer. Doctors say they do expect the Democrat from New Jersey to make a fully complete recovery. The 86-year-old is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy over the next few months for plans to keep working on congressional matters in between treatments.

I'm Lakshmi Singh, NPR News, Washington.
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From NPR News in Washington, I’m Lakshmi Singh.

President Obama has been campaigning on behalf of Nevada Democrat who is in a tight race for re-election to the US Senate. Today, Mr. Obama rallied support for Harry Reid. He credited as Senate Majority Leader with fighting for better health care and putting people back to work. "From the tax cuts to the unemployment insurance to the jobs, that was only possible because Harry's leadership. And as a result, our economy is growing again." President Obama hosting a town hall meeting in Henderson near Las Vegas today.  

There are some questions lingering whether the suicide flight of a lone pilot who slammed his small plane into an office building in Austin, Texas yesterday was a criminal or a terrorist act. The pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR’s John Burnett has more details from Austin.

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo was emphatic in his statement to the press. "Now I can tell you categorically that there is no cause or concern from a law enforcement or a terrorism perspective." But not everyone agrees. Representative Michael Markel, the hard-nosed anti-terrorism Republican Congressman, in whose district this happened, suggested that the person with the grudge against the government flying a plane into a building full of federal employees sounded like a terrorist to him. Markel sits on the Homeland Security Committee and said the panel will look at how to better protect buildings from airplane attacks. On Friday, the global strategic intelligence company Strike For released an analysis that concludes the suicide flight is terrorism as defined by the Patriot Act. The FBI has yet to label the incident as domestic terrorism. John Burnett, NPR News, Austin.

The FBI has closed the 2001 anthrax case and will announce a former army scientist was responsible. NPR’s Dina Temple-Raston has more.

The anthrax letters arrived in the weeks right after the 9/11 attacks. Letters with the poison were sent to lawmakers and news organizations and five people died and 17 were sickened by those attacks. The FBI is expected to say that former army scientist Bruce Ivins was responsible for the anthrax mailings and that he worked alone. The Department of Justice will be unsealing documents related to the case later today and they've already notified victims about their conclusions in the case. The FBI is expected to make an announcement this afternoon. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR News.

The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow the government to force big tobacco to pay for programs that help people quit smoking. This could cost industry billions of dollars. Philip Morris also filed an appeal with the high court today. It wants the justices to overturn rulings that found the industry concealed the dangers of smoking.

Last check on Wall Street, Dow Jones Industrial Average up eight points at 10,401.

From Washington, this is NPR News.

Reports from Pakistan today say the son of a Taliban faction leader has been killed in a US missle strike. NPR’s Julie McCarthy has more on this latest blow on the Taliban militants.

A security source said that missles fired from a US Predator drone targeted a Haqqani compound yesterday near Miranshah, the main town in north Waziristan. The Haqqani has been based in that troubled area since they fought to expel Soviets from Afghanistan in the 1980s. Mahmud Haqqani, the son of the veteran Afghan guerrilla commander Jalaluddin Haqqani is believed to have been killed in the drone strike. The Haqqani faction which has linked to Al-Qaeda does not launch attacks in Pakistan, but sends fighters over the border into Afghanistan. Another son Sirajuddin is a higher profile target and is described by US forces as one of their big enemies in Afghanistan. He has a bounty of five million dollars on his head. Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

Tiger Woods struggling to rebound from a sex scandal has broken his silence on the matter and has told family and fans that he is sorry. He appeared before the glare of cameras in Florida today. The superstar golfer bluntly apologized for having extramarital affairs to letting down a lot of people. Woods said he is sticking with therapy and doesn't know when he will return to golf.

Senator Frank Lautenberg has stamoche cancer. Doctors say they do expect the Democrat from New Jersey to make a fully complete recovery. The 86-year-old is scheduled to undergo kimo therapy over the next few months for plans to keep working on congressional matters in between treatments.

I’m Lakshmi Singh, NPR News, Washington.
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  There are some questions * whether the suicide flight of alone pilot who slumped in a small plane into a office building in Austin, Texas yesterday was criminal, or a terrorist act. Pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR's John Bernett has more details from Austin.
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  The FBI has closed a 2001 anthrax case and will announce a former army scientist will responsible. NPR's Dina Temple Ranston has more.
  The anthrax letters arrived in the weeks right after the 9.11 attacks. Letters with the poison were sent to law makers and news organizations and five people died and 17 were sickened by those attacks. The FBI is expected to say that former army scientist * is responsible for the anthrax mailings and that he worked alone. The Department of Justice will be unsealing documents related the case later today and they have already notified victims about their conclusion in the case. The FBI is expected to make an announcement this afternoon. Dina Temple Ranston, NPR News.
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  Reports from Pakistan today say son of Taliban fraction leader has been killed in a US missile strike. NPR's Julie McCarthy has more on this latest blow on the Taliban militants.
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  Tiger Wood struggling to rebound from a sex scandal has broken his silence on the matter at his * family in * he is sorry. He appeared before the * in Florida today. The super star golfer bluntly apologies for having extra male for affairs, admitting to letting down a lot of people. Wood says he's stuck with therapy and doesn't know when he will return to golf.
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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Lakshmi Singh.

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There's some question lingering whether the suicide flight of alone pilot who slammed to small plane into a office building in ? Texas yesterday with criminal or a terrorist factor, the pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR's John ? has more details from ?.

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The Obama administration is asking the supreme court to allow the government to force big tobacco to pay for programs and help people quit smoking. This could cost industry billions of dollars. The ? will also found in a ? with high court today it wants the justices to overturn rulings that found the industry conceal the dangers of smoking.

Last check on Wall Street Dow Jones Industrial Average up 8 points at 10,401.

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Reports from Pakistan today saying the son of a Taliban faction leader has been killed in a US missile strike. NPR's Julie Mcthy has more under the latest blow on the Taliban militants.

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Tiger Woods was struggling to rebound from sex scandal has broken his silence on the matter and told his family and fans he is sorry. He appeared before the glare of cameras in Florida today. The superstar golfer blinkly apologize for having extra marry who ? admitting to letting down a lot of people, Woods says he sticking with therapy and dosen't know when he will return to golf.

Senator ? has stomach cancer doctor say they do expect the democrat from New Jersey to make a full and complete recovery. The 86-year-old has scheduled to undergo chemotherapy over the next few months will plans to keep working on congressional matters and between treatments.

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President Obama is on the campaign on behalf of the Nevada Democratic who is in a tight risk of reelection to the US senate. Today Mr. Obama rallies support for Henry Reed. He credits senate of the joint leader with fighting for better health care and putting people back to work.
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There is a question lingering whether the suicide flight of alone pilot who slap small plane into office buildings in Austin, Texas yesterday was a criminal or a terrorist act. A pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR’s John Burnett has more details from Austin.
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The FBI has closed the 2001 anthrax case and will announce of the former army scientist was responsible. NPR’s Dina Temple-Raston has more.
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The Obama’s administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow the government to force a bid for tobacco to help people quit smoking. This could cause industries billions of dollars. Philip Morris also filed to appeal with the high court today. It wants justices to overturn rulings and found the industries conceal the dangers of smoking.

Let’s check on the Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industries average up 8 points, at 10,401.
From Washington, this is NPR News.

Reports from Pakistan says the son of the Taliban ? leaders has been killed in a US missile strike. NPR’s Julie McCarthy has more on this latest blow on the Taliban militants.
A security source said missiles fired from US predator ? targeted Haqqani compound near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan. The Haqqani d in the tribal areas since they fought against soviet from Afghanistan in 1980s.Mahmud Haqqani, the son of the veteran Afghan guerrilla commander Jalaluddin Haqqani is believed to have been killed in the drone strike. The Haqqani faction which has links to al-Qaeda does not launch attacks in Pakistan, but sends fighters over the border into Afghanistan, another son, Sirajuddin is a higher profile target and is described by US forces as one of their biggest enemies in Afghanistan. He has a bounty of five million dollars on his head. Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

Tiger Woods is struggling to rebel from the sex scandal as broken his silence on the matter and his whole family ? that he is sorry.  He appeared before the glare of camera in Florida today. The superstar golf apologized for having the extra-marry affairs, admitting to letting down a lot of people. Woods says he is sticking with theory and doesn’t know when he returns to golf.

Senator has stomach cancer. Doctors say they do expect the Democrats from hey New Jersey to make a full complete recovery. The 86-year-old is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy over the next several months who plans to keep working on the Congressional matters in between the treatments.  

I’m Lakshmi Singh. NPR News .Washington
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From NPR News in Washington, I m Lakshmi Singh.

President Obama has been campaigning on behalf of a Nevada Democrat who is in a tight race for re-election to the U. S. Senate. Today, Mr. Obama rallied support for Harry Reed. He credits the Senate Majority leader with fighting for better health care and putting people back to work. "From the tax cuts to the unemployment insurance to the jobs, that was only possible because Harry's leadership. And as a result, our economy is growing again."President Obama / hosting a town-hall meeting in Henderson near Las Vegas today.

There is some question lingering whether the suicide flight of a lone pilot who slumped his small plane into an office building in Austin, Texas yesterday was a criminal or a terrorist act. The pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR's John Burnett has more details from Austin.

Austin police chief Art Acevedo was emphatic in his statement to the press. "Now I can tell you categorically that there is no cause
for concern from a law enforcement or a terrorism perspective." But not everyone agrees, representative Michael Markel, the hard-nosed anti-terrorism Republican congressman in whose district this happened, suggested / that a person with a grudge against the government flying a plane into a building full of federal employees sounded like a terrorist to him. Markel sits on the Homeland Security Committee and said the panel will look at how to better protect buildings from airplane attacks. On Friday, the global strategic intelligence company STRATFOR released an analysis that concludes the suicide flight is terrorism as defined by the Patriot Act. The FBI has yet to label the incident as domestic terrorism. John Burnett, NPR News, Austin.

The FBI has closed a 2001 anthrax case and will announce a former army scientist was responsible. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston has more.

The anthrax letters arrived in the weeks right after the 9/11 attacks. Letters with the poison were sent to lawmakers and news organizations, and five people died and 17 were sickened by those attacks. The FBI is expected to say that former army scientist Bruce Ivins was responsible for the anthrax mailings and that he worked alone. The Department of Justice will be unsealing documents related to the case later today and they've already notified victims about their conclusions in the case. The FBI is expected to make an announcement this afternoon. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR News.

The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow the government to force big tobacco to pay for programs that help people quit smoking and this could cause industry billions of dollars. Philip Morris has also filed an appeal with the high court today. It wants justices to overturn rulings that found the industry concealed the dangers of smoking.

Last check on Wall Street, Dow Jones Industrial Average up eight points at 10,401. From Washington, this is NPR News.

Reports from Pakistan today say the son of a Taliban faction leader has been killed in an US missile strike. NPR's Julie McCarthy has more on this latest blow on the Taliban militants.

A security source said the missiles fired from a US Predator drone targeted a Haqqani compound yesterday near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan. The Haqqani has been based in that tribal areas since they fought to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan in 1980s. Mahmud Haqqani, the son of the veteran Afghan guerrilla commander Jalaluddin Haqqani is believed to have been killed in the drone strike. The Haqqani faction which has links to al-Qaeda does not launch attacks in Pakistan, but sends fighters over the border into Afghanistan, another son, Sirajuddin is a higher profiled target and is described by US forces as one of their biggest enemies in Afghanistan. He has a bounty of five million dollars on his head. Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

Tiger Woods struggling to rebound from his sex scandal has broken his silence on the matter and has told family and fans that he is sorry. He appeared before the glare of cameras in Florida today. The superstar golfer bluntly apologized for having extramarital affairs, admitting to letting down a lot of people. Woods says he is sticking with therapy and
doesn’t know when he will return to golf.

Senator Frank Lautenberg has stomach cancer. Doctors say they do expect the Democrat from New Jersey to make a fully complete recovery. The 86-year-old is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy over the next few months for plans to keep working on congressional matters in between treatments.

I'm Lakshmi Singh, NPR News, Washington.
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From NPR News in Washington, I’m Lakshmi Singh.

President Obama has been campaigning on behalf of a Nevada Democrat who is in a tight race for re-election to the U.S. Senate. Today, Mr. Obama rallied support for Harry Reed. He credits the Senate Majority leader with fighting for better health care and putting people back to work. "From the tax cuts to the unemployment insurance to the jobs, that was only possible because of Harry's leadership. And as a result, our economy is growing again." President Obama hosting a town-hall meeting in Henderson near Las Vegas today.

There is some question lingering whether the suicide flight of a lone pilot who slammed his small plane into an office building in Austin, Texas yesterday was a criminal or a terrorist act. The pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR's John Burnett has more details from Austin.

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo was emphatic in his statement to the press. "Now I can tell you categorically that there is no cause for concern from a law enforcement or a terrorism perspective." But not everyone agrees, representative Michael Markel, the hard-nosed anti-terrorism Republican congressman in whose district this happened, suggested that a person with a grudge against the government flying a plane into a building full of federal employees sounded like a terrorist to him. Markel sits on the Homeland Security Committee and said the panel will look at how to better protect buildings from airplane attacks. On Friday, the global strategic intelligence company STRATFOR released an analysis that concludes the suicide flight is terrorism as defined by the Patriot Act. The FBI has yet to label the incident as domestic terrorism. John Burnett, NPR News, Austin.

The FBI has closed a 2001 anthrax case and will announce a former army scientist was responsible. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston has more.

The anthrax letters arrived in the weeks right after the 9/11 attacks. Letters with the poison were sent to lawmakers and news organizations, and five people died and 17 were sickened by those attacks. The FBI is expected to say that former army scientist Bruce Ivins was responsible for the anthrax mailings and that he worked alone. The Department of Justice will be unsealing documents related to the case later today and they've already notified victims about their conclusions in the case. The FBI is expected to make an announcement this afternoon. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR News.

The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow the government to force big tobacco to pay for programs that help people quit smoking and this could cause industry billions of dollars. Philip Morris has also filed an appeal with the high court today. It wants justices to overturn rulings that found the industry concealed the dangers of smoking.

Last check on Wall Street, Dow Jones Industrial Average up eight points at 10,401. From Washington, this is NPR News.

Reports from Pakistan today say the son of a Taliban faction leader has been killed in a US missile strike. NPR's Julie McCarthy has more on this latest blow on the Taliban militants.

A security source said the missiles fired from a US Predator drone targeted a Haqqani compound yesterday near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan. The Haqqani has been based in that tribal areas since they fought to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan in 1980s. Mahmud Haqqani, the son of the veteran Afghan guerrilla commander Jalaluddin Haqqani is believed to have been killed in the drone strike. The Haqqani faction which has links to al-Qaeda does not launch attacks in Pakistan, but sends fighters over the border into Afghanistan. Another son, Sirajuddin is a higher profile/ target and is described by US forces as one of their biggest enemies in Afghanistan. He has a bounty of five million dollars on his head. Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

Tiger Woods struggling to rebound from his sex scandal has broken his silence on the matter and has told family and fans that he is sorry. He appeared before the glare of cameras in Florida today. The superstar golfer bluntly apologized for having extramarital affairs, admitting to letting down a lot of people. Woods says he is sticking with therapy and doesn’t know when he will return to golf.

Senator Frank Lautenberg has stomach cancer. Doctors say they do expect the Democrat from New Jersey to make a fully complete recovery. The 86-year-old is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy over the next few months for plans to keep working on congressional matters in between treatments.

I'm Lakshmi Singh, NPR News, Washington.
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From NPR News in Washington, I’m Lakshmi Singh.

President Obama has been campaigning on behalf of a Nevada Democrat who is in a tight race for re-election to the U.S. Senate. Today, Mr. Obama rallied support for Harry Reid. He credits the Senate Majority leader with fighting for better health care and putting people back to work. "From the tax cuts to the unemployment insurance to the jobs, that was only possible because of Harry's leadership. And as a result, our economy is growing again." President Obama hosting a town-hall meeting in Henderson near Las Vegas today.

There is some question lingering whether the suicide flight of a lone pilot who slammed his small plane into an office building in Austin, Texas yesterday was a criminal or a terrorist act. The pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR's John Burnett has more details from Austin.

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo was emphatic in his statement to the press. "Now I can tell you categorically that there is no cause for concern from law enforcement or a terrorism perspective." But not everyone agrees. Representative Michael Markel, the hard-nosed anti-terrorism Republican congressman in whose district this happened, suggested that a person with a grudge against the government flying a plane into a building full of federal employees sounded like a terrorist to him. Markel sits on the Homeland Security Committee and said the panel will look at how to better protect buildings from airplane attacks. On Friday, the global strategic intelligence company STRATFOR released an analysis that concludes the suicide flight is terrorism as defined by the Patriot Act. The FBI has yet to label the incident as domestic terrorism. John Burnett, NPR News, Austin.

The FBI has closed a 2001 anthrax case and will announce a former army scientist was responsible. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston has more.
The anthrax letters arrived in the weeks right after the 9/11 attacks. Letters with the poison were sent to lawmakers and news organizations, and five people died and 17 were sickened by those attacks. The FBI is expected to say that former army scientist Bruce Ivins was responsible for the anthrax mailings and that he worked alone. The Department of Justice will be unsealing documents related to the case later today and they've already notified victims about their conclusions in the case. The FBI is expected to make an announcement this afternoon. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR News.

The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow the government to force big tobacco to pay for programs that help people quit smoking and this could cause the industry billions of dollars. Philip Morris / also filed an appeal with the high court today. It wants the justices to overturn rulings that found the industry concealed the dangers of smoking.

Last check on Wall Street, Dow Jones Industrial Average up eight points at 10,401.

From Washington, this is NPR News.

Reports from Pakistan today say the son of a Taliban faction leader has been killed in a US missile strike. NPR's Julie McCarthy has more on this latest blow on the Taliban militants.

A security source said that missiles fired from a US Predator drone targeted a Haqqani compound yesterday near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan. The Haqqanis have been based in that tribal area since they fought to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan in the 1980s. Mahmud Haqqani, the son of the veteran Afghan guerrilla commander Jalaluddin Haqqani is believed to have been killed in the drone strike. The Haqqani faction which has links to al-Qaeda does not launch attacks in Pakistan, but sends fighters over the border into Afghanistan. Another son, Sirajuddin is a higher profile target and is described by US forces as one of their biggest enemies in Afghanistan. He has a bounty of five million dollars on his head. Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

Tiger Woods struggling to rebound from his sex scandal has broken his silence on the matter and has told family and fans that he is sorry. He appeared before the glare of cameras in Florida today. The superstar golfer bluntly apologized for having extramarital affairs, admitting to letting down a lot of people. Woods says he is sticking with therapy and doesn’t know when he will return to golf.

Senator Frank Lautenberg has stomach cancer. Doctors say they do expect the Democrat from New Jersey to make a fully complete recovery. The 86-year-old is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy over the next few months for plans to keep working on congressional matters in between treatments.

I'm Lakshmi Singh, NPR News, Washington.
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From NPR News in Washington, I am Lakshmi Singh.

President Obama is being campaigning on behalf of a Nevada Democrat who is in a tight race for re-election to the U. S. Senate. Today Mr. Obama rally support for Harry Reed. He credits senator majority leader with fighting for better healthcare and putting people back to work.

Through the tax cut to the employment insurance to the jobs, that was only possible because Harry’s leadership. And as a result, our economy is growing again.

President Obama hosts a town hall meeting in Henderson near Las Vegas today.

There is question lingering whether the suicide flight of a long pilot who slumped his plane into an office building in Austin, Texas yesterday was a criminal or a terror attack. The pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR’s John Burnett has more details from Austin.

Austin police chief Art Acevedo was emphatic in his statement to the press.

Now I can tell you categorically that there is no cause or concern from a law enforcement or a terrorism perspective.

But not everyone agrees, representative Michael Markel, the hard-nosed anti-terrorism congressman in whose district this happened, suggested that the personal with a grudge against the government flying a plane into a build for the federal employees sound like terrorism to him. Michael sites on the homeland security committee and said the panel will look at how to better protect buildings from airplane attacks. On Friday, the global strategic intelligence company STRATFOR released an analysis that concludes the suicide flight is terrorism as defined by the Patriot Act. The FBI has yet to label the incident as domestic terrorism. John Burnett, NPR News, Austin.

The FBI has closed 2001 anthrax case and will announce a former army scientist was responsible. NPR’s Dina Temple-Raston has more.

The anthrax letters arrived in a week right after the 9/11 attacks. Letters with poison were sent to lawmakers and news organizations, and five people died and 17 were sickened by those attacks. The FBI is expected to say that former army scientist Bruce Ivins was responsible for the anthrax mailings and that he worked alone. The Department of Justice will be unsealing documents related to the case later today. And they have already notified the victims about their conclusion in the case. The FBI is expected to make announcement this afternoon. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR News.

The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow the government to force Gig Tobacco to pay for programs that help quit smoking. This could cost industry billions of dollars. Philip Morris has also filed an appeal with the high court today. It wants justices to overturn rulings that found the industry concealed the dangers of smoking.

Last check on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 8 point at 10,401.

From Washington, this is NPR News.

Reports from Pakistan today say the son of Taliban faction leader has been killed in an US missile strike. NPR’s Julie McCarthy has more on this latest blow on the Taliban militants.

A security source said missiles fired from a US predator drone targeted a Haqqani compound yesterday near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan. The Haqqani has been based in that tribal areas since they fought to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan in 1980s. Mahmud Haqqani, the son of the veteran Afghan guerrilla commander Jalaluddin Haqqani is believed to have been killed in the drone strike. The Haqqani faction which has links to al-Qaeda does not launch attacks in Pakistan but since fighter over the border into Afghanistan. Another son, Sirajuddin, is a higher profile target and it is described by US force as one of their biggest enemies in Afghanistan. He has a bounty of five million dollars on his head. Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

Tiger Woods struggling to rebound from sex scandal as broken his silence on the matter and has told family and fans that he is sorry. He appeared before the glare of camera in Florida today. The superstar golfer bluntly apologized for having extramarital affairs, admitting to letting down a lot of people. Woods said he is sticking with therapy and does not t know when will return to golf.

Senator Frank Lautenberg has stomach cancer. Doctor says they do expect the Democrat from New Jersey to make a fully complete recovery. The 86-year-old is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy over the next few months for plans to keep working on congressional matter in between treatments.

I am Lakshmi Singh, NPR News, Washington.
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From NPR News in Washington, I’m Lakshmi Singh.

President Obama has been campaigning on behalf of a Nevada Democrat who is in a tight race for re-election to the U.S. Senate. Today, Mr. Obama rallied support for Harry Reid. He credits the Senate Majority leader with fighting for better health care and putting people back to work. "From the tax cuts to the unemployment insurance to the jobs, that was only possible because of Harry's leadership. And as a result, our economy is growing again." President Obama hosting a town-hall meeting in Henderson near Las Vegas today.

There’s some question lingering whether the suicide flight of a lone pilot who slammed his small plane into an office building in Austin, Texas yesterday was a criminal or a terrorist act. The pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR's John Burnett has more details from Austin.

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo was emphatic in his statement to the press. "Now, I can tell you categorically that there is no cause for concern from a law enforcement or a terrorism perspective." But not everyone agrees. Representative Michael Markel, the hard-nosed anti-terrorism Republican congressman in whose district this happened, suggested that a person with a grudge against the government flying a plane into a building full of federal employees sounded like a terrorist to him. Markel sits on the Homeland Security Committee and said the panel will look at how to better protect buildings from airplane attacks. On Friday, the global strategic intelligence company STRATFOR released an analysis that concludes the suicide flight is terrorism as defined by the Patriot Act. The FBI has yet to label the incident as domestic terrorism. John Burnett, NPR News, Austin.

The FBI has closed a 2001 anthrax case and will announce a former army scientist was responsible. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston has more.

The anthrax letters arrived in the weeks right after the 9/11 attacks. Letters with the poison were sent to lawmakers and news organizations, and five people died and 17 were sickened by those attacks. The FBI is expected to say that former army scientist Bruce Ivins was responsible for the anthrax mailings and that he worked alone. The Department of Justice will be unsealing documents related to the case later today and they've already notified victims about their conclusions in the case. The FBI is expected to make an announcement this afternoon. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR News.

The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow the government to force big tobacco to pay for programs that help people quit smoking, and this could cause the industry billions of dollars. Philip Morris also filed an appeal with the high court today. It wants the justices to overturn rulings that found the industry concealed the dangers of smoking.

Last check on Wall Street, Dow Jones Industrial Average up eight points at 10,401.

From Washington, this is NPR News.

Reports from Pakistan today say the son of a Taliban faction leader has been killed in a US missile strike. NPR's Julie McCarthy has mo n this latest blow on the Taliban militants.

A security source said that missiles fired from a US Predator drone targeted a Haqqani compound yesterday near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan. The Haqqanis have been based in that tribal area since they fought to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan in the 1980s. Mahmud Haqqani, the son of the veteran Afghan guerrilla commander Jalaluddin Haqqani is believed to have been killed in the drone strike. The Haqqani faction which has links to al-Qaeda does not launch attacks in Pakistan but sends fighters over the border into Afghanistan. Another son, Sirajuddin, is a higher-profile target and is described by US forces as one of their biggest enemies in Afghanistan. He has a bounty of five million dollars on his head. Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

Tiger Woods struggling to rebound from his sex scandal has broken his silence on the matter and has told family and fans that he is sorry. He appeared before the glare of cameras in Florida today. The superstar golfer bluntly apologized for having extramarital affairs, admitting to letting down a lot of people. Woods says he’s sticking with therapy and doesn’t know when he will return to golf.

Senator Frank Lautenberg has stomach cancer. Doctors say they do expect the Democrat from New Jersey to make a fully complete recovery. The 86-year-old is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy over the next few months for plans to keep working on congressional matters in between treatments.

I'm Lakshmi Singh, NPR News, Washington.


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From NPR News in Washington, I’m Lakshmi Singh.

President Obama has been campaigning on behalf of a Nevada Democrat who is in a tight race for re-election to the U.S. Senate. Today, Mr. Obama rallied support for Harry Reid. He credits the Senate Majority leader with fighting for better health care and putting people back to work. "From the tax cuts to the unemployment insurance to the jobs, that was only possible because of Harry's leadership. And as a result, our economy is growing again." President Obama hosting a town-hall meeting in Henderson near Las Vegas today.


There’s some question lingering whether the suicide flight of a lone pilot who slammed his small plane into an office building in Austin, Texas yesterday was a criminal or a terrorist act. The pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR's John Burnett has more details from Austin.

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo was emphatic in his statement to the press. "Now, I can tell you categorically that there is no cause for concern from a law enforcement or a terrorism perspective." But not everyone agrees. Representative Michael Markel, the hard-nosed anti-terrorism Republican congressman in whose district this happened, suggested that a person with a grudge against the government flying a plane into a building full of federal employees sounded like a terrorist to him. Markel sits on the Homeland Security Committee and said the panel will look at how to better protect buildings from airplane attacks. On Friday, the global strategic intelligence company STRATFOR released an analysis that concludes the suicide flight is terrorism as defined by the Patriot Act. The FBI has yet to label the incident as domestic terrorism. John Burnett, NPR News, Austin.

The FBI has closed a 2001 anthrax case and will announce a former army scientist was responsible. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston has more.

The anthrax letters arrived in the weeks right after the 9/11 attacks. Letters with the poison were sent to lawmakers and news organizations, and five people died and 17 were sickened by those attacks. The FBI is expected to say that former army scientist Bruce Ivins was responsible for the anthrax mailings and that he worked alone. The Department of Justice will be unsealing documents related to the case later today and they've already notified victims about their conclusions in the case. The FBI is expected to make an announcement this afternoon. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR News.

The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow the government to force big tobacco to pay for programs that help people quit smoking, and this could cause the industry billions of dollars. Philip Morris also filed an appeal with the high court today. It wants the justices to overturn rulings that found the industry concealed the dangers of smoking.

Last check on Wall Street, Dow Jones Industrial Average up eight points at 10,401.

From Washington, this is NPR News.

Reports from Pakistan today say the son of a Taliban faction leader has been killed in a US missile strike. NPR's Julie McCarthy has mo n this latest blow on the Taliban militants.

A security source said that missiles fired from a US Predator drone targeted a Haqqani compound yesterday near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan. The Haqqanis have been based in that tribal area since they fought to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan in the 1980s. Mohammad Haqqani, the son of the veteran Afghan guerrilla commander Jalaluddin Haqqani is believed to have been killed in the drone strike. The Haqqani faction which has links to al-Qaeda does not launch attacks in Pakistan but sends fighters over the border into Afghanistan. Another son, Sirajuddin, is a higher-profile target and is described by US forces as one of their biggest enemies in Afghanistan. He has a bounty of five million dollars on his head. Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

Tiger Woods struggling to rebound from his sex scandal has broken his silence on the matter and has told family and fans that he is sorry. He appeared before the glare of cameras in Florida today. The superstar golfer bluntly apologized for having extramarital affairs, admitting to letting down a lot of people. Woods says he’s sticking with therapy and doesn’t know when he will return to golf.

Senator Frank Lautenberg has stomach cancer. Doctors say they do expect the Democrat from New Jersey to make a fully complete recovery. The 86-year-old is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy over the next few months for plans to keep working on congressional matters in between treatments.

I'm Lakshmi Singh, NPR News, Washington.


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From NPR News in Washington, I’m Lakshmi Singh.

President Obama’s been campaigning on behalf of a Nevada Democrat who is in a tight race for reelection to the U.S. Senate. Today, Mr. Obama rallied support for Harry Reid. He credits the Senate Majority leader with fighting for better health care and putting people back to work. "From the tax cuts to the unemployment insurance to the jobs, that was only possible because of Harry's leadership. And as a result, our economy is growing again." President Obama hosting a town-hall meeting in Henderson near Las Vegas today.

There’s some question lingering whether the suicide flight of a lone pilot who slammed his small plane into an office building in Austin, Texas yesterday was a criminal or a terrorist act. The pilot and a federal employee were killed. NPR's John Burnett has more details from Austin.

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo was emphatic in his statement to the press. "I can tell you categorically that there is no cause for concern from a law enforcement or a terrorism perspective." But not everyone agrees. Representative Michael Markel, the hard-nosed anti-terrorism Republican congressman in whose district this happened, suggested that a person with a grudge against the government flying a plane into a building full of federal employees sounded like a terrorist to him. Markel sits on the Homeland Security Committee and said the panel will look at how to better protect buildings from airplane attacks. On Friday, the global strategic intelligence company STRATFOR released an analysis that concludes the suicide flight is terrorism as defined by the Patriot Act. The FBI has yet to label the incident as domestic terrorism. John Burnett, NPR News, Austin.

The FBI has closed a 2001 anthrax case and will announce a former army scientist was responsible. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston has more.

The anthrax letters arrived in the weeks right after the 9/11 attacks. Letters with the poison were sent to lawmakers and news organizations, and five people died and 17 were sickened by those attacks. The FBI is expected to say that former army scientist Bruce Ivins was responsible for the anthrax mailings, and that he worked alone. The Department of Justice will be unsealing documents related to the case later today and they've already notified victims about their conclusions in the case. The FBI is expected to make an announcement this afternoon. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR News.

The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow the government to force big tobacco to pay for programs that help people quit smoking, and this could cost the industry billions of dollars. Philip Morris also filed an appeal with the high court today. It wants the justices to overturn rulings that found the industry concealed the dangers of smoking.

Last check on Wall Street, Dow Jones Industrial Average up eight points at 10,401.

From Washington, this is NPR News.

Reports from Pakistan today say the son of a Taliban faction leader has been killed in a US missile strike. NPR's Julie McCarthy has more on this latest blow on the Taliban militants.

A security source said that missiles fired from a US Predator drone targeted a Haqqani compound yesterday near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan. The Haqqanis have been based in that tribal area since they fought to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan in the 1980s. Mohammad Haqqani, the son of the veteran Afghan guerrilla commander Jalaluddin Haqqani is believed to have been killed in the drone strike. The Haqqani faction which has links to al-Qaeda does not launch attacks in Pakistan but sends fighters over the border into Afghanistan. Another son, Sirajuddin, is a higher-profile target and is described by US forces as one of their biggest enemies in Afghanistan. He has a bounty of five million dollars on his head. Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

Tiger Woods struggling to rebound from his sex scandal has broken his silence on the matter and has told family and fans that he is sorry. He appeared before the glare of cameras in Florida today. The superstar golfer bluntly apologized for having extramarital affairs, admitting to letting down a lot of people. Woods says he’s sticking with therapy and doesn’t know when he will return to golf.

Senator Frank Lautenberg has stomach cancer. Doctors say they do expect the Democrat from New Jersey to make a full and complete recovery. The 86-year-old is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy over the next few months for plans to keep working on congressional matters in between treatments.

I'm Lakshmi Singh, NPR News, Washington.
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