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Terror: Wrongful Arrests?Since 9/11, the U.S. Justice Department has used a little-known legal tactic to secretly lock up at least 70 terror suspects--almost all of them Muslim men--and hold them without charges as "material witnesses" to crimes, in some cases for months. A report to be released this week by two civil-liberties groups finds that nearly 90 percent of these suspects were never linked to any terrorism acts, resulting in prosecutors and FBI agents issuing at least 13 apologies for...

A Talk With Clinton

Days before Bill Clinton left for Washington, he sat down with NEWSWEEK'S Jonathan Alter, Eleanor Clift, Joe Klein and Mark Miller. Excerpts:I think they're the best-qualified people that I interviewed, on balance. I sure do. I think I did a pretty good job. I think it's a very talented cabinet. I think that this diversity issue is very important; I've always believed that if you looked hard enough, you could find really gifted people who came from different walks of life and different...