National police at the Polish port of Gydnia protect shipping containers of highly enriched uranium en route to Siberia. The trip from Poland to Russia took two weeks, and the bomb-grade material arrived by train from Warsaw under heavy security.
National Nuclear Security Administration
Adnan Shukrijumah, shown here in undated photos from an FBI alert issued in March 2003, is believed to be the highest-ranking American in al-Qaida. He grew up in Florida and poses a new challenge to law enforcement: a terrorist who is not only familiar with the United States but deeply understands it.
Rep. Carol Shea-Porter rode a Democratic wave that propelled her to office four years ago. Now, says analyst Andrew Smith, "the Republican wave of anger against the Obama administration and general dissatisfaction with the state of the economy may be the wave that takes her out."
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Vanessa Vohden, mom of 4-month-old Santiago, says she understands the importance of vaccines. She grew up in Peru where she saw kids in wheelchairs as a result of polio.
Courtesy of Vanessa Vohden