POLITICS

Muslim American Caught In Post-9/11 Sweep Gets An Apology

FILE - This Feb. 14, 2011, file photo, shows Abdullah al-Kidd in Los Angeles. Al-Kidd, an American Muslim man, said he was wr
FILE - This Feb. 14, 2011, file photo, shows Abdullah al-Kidd in Los Angeles. Al-Kidd, an American Muslim man, said he was wrongly imprisoned as a material witness in a terrorism case against another man. He has reached a settlement with the U.S. government after more than a decade of court battles. The American Civil Liberties Union, which represented al-Kidd in the lawsuit, announced the settlement Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Abdullah al-Kidd approached the Dulles International Airport ticket counter in March 2003 expecting to catch a flight to Saudi Arabia to study Arabic and Islamic law.

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