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Suspicious Vials, Documents Reported Found Near Baghdad

U.S. troops find of boxes of suspicious white powder, a nerve agent antidote, and documents on chemical warfare at an industrial site south of Baghdad, according to a brigade commander of the U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division. But U.S. forces have not yet found definitive proof that Saddam Hussein's regime has biological and chemical weapons. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.

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Tom Gjelten reports on religion, faith, and belief for NPR News, a beat that encompasses such areas as the changing religious landscape in America, the formation of personal identity, the role of religion in politics, and conflict arising from religious differences. His reporting draws on his many years covering national and international news from posts in Washington and around the world.