- Making News: Korean Community Responds to Execution of Kim Sun-Il
Southern California-s Korean-American community is divided tonight in the aftermath of another grisly execution in the Middle East. When South Korea refused to withdraw from sending 3000 troops to Iraq, translator Kim Sun-il was beheaded by a group claiming ties to al Qaeda. Tonight, at Vermont and Wilshire, there will be a candlelight vigil in Kim-s memory. Kee Ha is President of Korean-American Federation of Los Angeles.
- Reporter's Notebook: Space Plane-s Malfunction Posed Life-Threatening Risk
Yesterday, test pilot Mike Melville soared 62 miles above Earth in the first privately funded flight into space. He said it was like a -religious experience.- Now, it turns out, he was in serious danger. That-s the view of Mike Dornheim, senior engineering editor for Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine, explains.