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Fighting Subsides in Fallujah

Briefing reporters in Fallujah, Lt. Gen. John Sattler says fighting in the city has stopped, though many houses need to be cleared of booby traps. He denies there were heavy civilian casualties in the city and says so far there is no humanitarian crisis there. 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.