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Padilla Is Guilty on All Charges in Terror Trial

In a significant victory for the Bush administration, Jose Padilla, an American who was designated an "enemy combatant," now faces life in prison.

Asian Stocks Slide Again Despite Late Wall Street Rally

Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index tumbled more than 5 percent in today's session, reaching a one-year low. European shares were mixed in early trading.

Patchwork City
One Billion Dollars Later, New Orleans Is Still at Risk

While parts of the city are now substantially safer from possible floodwaters, others have changed little.

3 Killed and 6 Injured in Mine Rescue Effort
Al Hartmann / Salt Lake Tribune, via Associated Press
3 Killed and 6 Injured in Mine Rescue Effort

A seismic jolt caused an accident on Thursday at a mine in Utah where six men have been trapped. Relatives and friends waited outside a hospital for word on the injured.

As Billboards, Public Phones Always Work

Public telephones are one of New York City's stranger cash cows, generating $62 million in ad revenue annually.

For Giuliani, Ground Zero as Linchpin and Thorn

Rudolph W. Giuliani has raised the hackles of 9 / 11 rescue and recovery workers by likening his experience to theirs.

Toll Climbs in Peru ; Areas Lack Water and Power

A day after an earthquake struck Peru's southern coast, officials put the toll at 437 and said it was sure to rise.


Trout: Escapes  

Lake Big, Deep and Seductive

Lake Trout: Big, Deep and Seductive Buying houses on the chilly bodies of water where these fish abound.


Wakesurfing An amalgam of surfing and snowboarding behind a boat without a rope.

Why Not a Prius Soft Top?

Why does Toyota make just one Prius? This could be a whole franchise of its own.

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