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— ARUBA-MISSING AMERICAN: Moved; Will be updated.
— CAPITOL-BOMB-PLOT: Developing.
— SILENCING STALIN'S MASSACRE: Moved.
— CYBERSECURITY-NAVAL ACADEMY: Developing.
— SHEEP DAIRY: Developing.
WASHINGTON — American Express is suing a Maryland man detained for months in Aruba in the suspected death of his traveling companion last year. The federal lawsuit seeks to void a travel insurance policy that Gary Giordano, of Gaithersburg, took out in Robyn Gardner's name before their trip. The suit says the policy is void because Giordano and Gardner aren't married, aren't related and weren't business partners. By Eric Tucker.
McLEAN, Va. — A self-taught turn from the D.C. club scene to fundamentalist Islam led a Moroccan immigrant to the point where he was willing to strap on a bomb and detonate it at the U.S. Capitol, according to court papers. Amine El-Khalifi will be sentenced Friday to at least 25 years in prison following an undercover sting in which Khalifi received thousands of dollars in living expenses from the undercover FBI agent with whom he was plotting. By Matthew Barakat.
SILENCING STALIN'S MASSACRE
WARSAW, Poland — Documents released and seen in advance by The Associated Press lend weight to the belief that suppression within the highest levels of the U.S. government helped cover up Soviet guilt in the killing of some 22,000 Polish officers and other prisoners in the Katyn forest and other locations in 1940. By Vanessa Gera and Randy Herschaft.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Naval Academy, which has been working to incorporate cybersecurity into its curriculum, will hold a symposium on the subject next month in Annapolis. By Brian Witte.
NEW WINDSOR, Md. — Tucked on the outskirts of New Windsor, Shepherds Manor Creamery is the first sheep dairy in Maryland, making artisan cheeses and delicate soaps from their sheep's milk, which they sell at special events such as The Maryland Wine Festival in Westminster Sept. 15 and 16. By Carrie Ann Knaue.
— DRUG MURDER-OVERTURNED — A Prince William County prosecutor says his office is preparing to retry a former death row inmate whose conviction was overturned on accusations of government misconduct.
— SEPT 11-FAMILY ARTWORK — Large-scale artworks created by children who lost parents or siblings in the 9/11 attacks are being shown together for the first time at the Pentagon. AP Photos.
— GAS DRILLING — A Montgomery County lawmaker says she will sponsor a bill to ban natural gas drilling in Maryland until conclusive studies are conducted.
— TELEPHONE SERVICE ASSISTANCE — A Virginia program is helping low-income residents stay connected.
ASHBURN, Va. —Long-suffering Washington fans finally have something to cheer about. The Redskins' future looks promising with Robert Griffin III calling the signals, the Redskins reached 40 points for the first time in seven years in the rookie's debut. While the Nationals have the best record in baseball. By Joseph White.
— With: FBN--REDSKINS-BROKEN SNAPPER
BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles have already gone through way too much this season to let the loss of yet another leadoff hitter and the pressure of a pennant race get in the way of their bid to reach the playoffs for the first time since 1997. By David Ginsburg.
BALTIMORE — Michael Phelps and several other Maryland Olympians will be honored at Baltimore's Inner Harbor by state dignitaries. By Dave Ginsburg. Developing.
BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Ravens bring a 10-game home winning streak an AFC North matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first Monday night football game of the season. Game starts at 7 p.m. By David Ginsburg.
— With: Hometown lead
NEW YORK — Gio Gonzalez is looking to become the MLB's first 19-game winner when the Nationals open a three-game series against the Mets. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
— With: hometown lead