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U.S.: Bodies Identified as Saddam's Sons

A senior Defense Department official tells NPR that Saddam Hussein's former security chief and bodyguard has positively identified two men killed in Iraq as Saddam's sons, Uday and Qusay. The men were shot during a raid by U.S. forces in the town of Mosul. 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.