- Newsmaker: Zacarias Moussaoui Arraignment
In a Northern Virginia federal courtroom today, the first person indicted for the attacks of September 11 refused to respond to conspiracy charges. Interpreting it a "not guilty" plea, the judge set the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui for October 14. Jonathan Turley, a Georgetown University law professor, has been following the case of the "20th hijacker."
- Reporter's Notebook: A Flight Attendant Reflects on New Airline Security Measures
Bills have been passed and promises made, but are America's airways safer than they were before September 11? United Airlines flight attendant Ryan Murphy proudly acknowledges that flight attendants have become air passengers' first line of defense, but remains eager to see new airline security measures implemented.
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