Son's decade-long quest ends in WTC rubble
For years, Richard Penny searched for his father . He called every Richard
Penny in the country with a listed phone number. He posted queries on the
Internet. Last week, news of the father finally reached the son.
Taleban colonising Pakistan border areas
Taleban infiltrators are quietly colonising Pakistani border areas and
setting up a logistics base which is being boosted by volunteers, medical
treatment, cash and food.
Pentagon seeks Israel help on bioterror
Israel's Ministry of Health reportedly provided the
Pentagon with detailed documents listing operating procedures for dealing
with biological attacks.
Donated blood going bad
The American Red Cross this week is destroying more than 10,000 pints of
blood collected in the days immediately after the terrorist attacks of September
Pakistan's Kashmir distraction threatens US forces
The hostility in Kashmir may divert Islamabad's attention and resources away from western Pakistan, where US troops, involved in operations against Afghanistan, have already come under fire.
'Taleban may poison food aid, blame US'
The Taleban's next ploy could be to poison food aid intended for the civilian population and blame the deaths on the United States, a senior US defence official said.
'Just war' damage: Families blown apart, infants dying
What do you say to a stranger who tells you he has just lost every member of
his immediate family? All you can decently do is ask questions.
blame the deaths on the United States, a senior US defence official said.
Osama 'unlikely' to face trial
Tony Blair said that he did not expect to see Osama bin Laden stand trial as
"he is well protected and well armed".
We are expendable, feel mail sorters
Two Washington postal workers are dead from anthrax, more have the disease.
Why were they the last to know?
Public praying: A way to cope or an act of defiance
Public prayer -- sometimes in defiance of the Supreme Court -- has become
pervasive since the day jetliners tore through steel, concrete, and the
Terrorism to cost 9 million tourism jobs
The September 11 terrorist attacks on the US have severely damaged the
global hotel and tourism sector and could result in the loss of nearly 9
million jobs worldwide, the International Labor Organization reported
Business-class Al Qaeda suspect caught in container
Italian police were investigating last night why a suspected Al Qaeda
hijacker would smuggle himself halfway around the world locked inside a
shipping container with its own bed and toilet.
Will the US Congress move its business online?
The Democratic Leadership Council has proposed creating "an electronic Congress" in which members could hold hearings, debate and conduct votes online.
How cyberattacks can add to the misery
A little-known exercise held last year to help federal, state and local
officials in Utah called Black Ice demonstrated how the effects of a major
terrorist attack or natural disaster could be made significantly worse by a simultaneous cyber-attack.
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