- Making News: Bin Laden Alive and Well According to Taliban Leader
On a private TV channel in Pakistan, a Taliban militia commander said today that Osama bin Laden is alive and in good health along with Mullah Mohammad Omar, the Taliban leader who sheltered bin Laden in Pakistan before September 11. Najam Sethi edits the Friday Times, a national weekly in Pakistan.
- Reporter's Notebook: EPCOT Death Raises Questions of Amusement Park Safety
DisneyWorld's Mission: Space ride simulates a rocket trip to Mars. Some riders suffer motion sickness or chest pains, 8.6 million people have survived the experience. On Monday, though, a 4 year-old rider became rigid and died. An autopsy showed no evidence of trauma, and a medical examiner says it-ll take weeks to determine what killed him. Kathy Fackler of Saferparks, a California nonprofit designed to prevent such incidents, says the death raises questions about safety and regulation.
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