Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 09/06/2011

9/11 project looks at Muslims in America; Sperm donor regulation; Gaddafi may have fled Libya


(Ben de la Cruz and Alexandra Garcia/The Washington Post)

NATIONAL: Life as a Muslim in America

In this must-watch video montage (pictured above), the Washington Post crack video journalism team delves into the roots of suspicion, misunderstandings about Islam and the alienation of a religious minority.

POLITICS: Obama’s no-good-very-bad day

The president has hit a new low: He’s slumped to a 43 percent approval rating. With a teetering economy, more than 60 percent of those surveyed said they did not approve of the way President Obama is handling the economy.

WORLD: Gaddafi may have fled to Niger

The search for Moammar Gaddafi races on, in “a chaotic and apparently ill-coordinated effort by ... competing factions of military commanders and bounty hunters, as well as Libyan commandos commissioned by civilian leaders,” the Post’s Simon Denyer reports from Tripoli. Some reports now say that it’s possible Gaddafi has left the country, traveling into Niger, seeking haven in Burkina Faso.

SEX: One man, 150 children

This is a problematic family. A mother who relied on a sperm donor to have her son started a Web registry to track other children from the same donor. She expected a few people to sign up; 150 did. One father, 150 children. The rise of reliance on sperm donors has some calling for more regulation in the industry.

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