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N.Y. Suspects: Blast Publicity Denies Fair Trial

The men being tried on charges of a terror conspiracy that included the World Trade Center blast can’t get a fair trial because of publicity about the Oklahoma City bombing, …


Money, Blood Donated For Victims Area Residents Raise $30,000; Blood Donations Double

Ginnie Sutfin, a Gonzaga freshman, donates blood on campus Thursday. The blood drive had been previously scheduled, but many in line said they were there to give blood in direct …


Anger Boils Out Of The Wreckage

For once Bill Clinton spoke and nobody could bicker over his words. “These people are killers and must be treated like killers,” said Clinton, trembling with fury. Yes, dammit, yes.


Pipe Bomb Explodes During Session Of Canadian Provincial Legislature

An explosion rocked the Prince Edward Island legislature on Thursday, injuring one man and sending a shower of glass over lawmakers. Glass and debris were hurled at least three blocks …


Families Desperate For Word Of Victims The Only Thing Worse Than The Wait Is Knowing The Truth

With a tube in his mouth, bombing victim Randy Ledger must communicate by note. Photo by Associated Press


Surgeon Undertakes Grim Task In Rescue Woman Was Freed From Rubble By Amputation Of Her Leg

Rescue workers talk to Dana Bradley who was trapped in the rubble. Bradley’s leg had to be amputated to free her. Photo by Roger Bryant/Associated Press


What To Tell Your Children About The Bombing

How can we help our children cope with the horror coming out of Oklahoma City? Here’s some advice from Ana RivasVasquez, a Miami child psychologist: Q: Should parents keep children …


Walls Tumble; World Falls Apart Explosion Turns Mundane Workday Into Horrible Scene Of Random Death

Rescue worker passes a hurt child to a firefighter. Photo by Associated Press


Parents Agonize Over Missing Kids

Families and friends of bomb victims gather at a church to receive information and comfort one another. Photo by Associated Press


Muslims Worry About Backlash Vague Description Of Bombers Prompts Hate Calls To Mosques

As soon as word spread Wednesday of the bombing at a federal building in Oklahoma City, phones began ringing at mosques around the nation. Some calls were anonymous threats, local …


Parents Shouldn’t Spread Fear To Kids, Psychologists Say

It was every working parent’s worst nightmare: innocent children slaughtered in a day-care center. Psychologists predict that parents and children around the country will struggle to cope with feelings of …


Rash Of Bomb Threats Forces Thousands To Flee Calls Turn Out To Be Hoaxes; Security Tightened After Blast

In the aftermath of the Oklahoma City blast Wednesday, bomb threats forced the evacuation of thousands of employees in nearly a dozen other federal buildings from Wilmington, Del., to Kansas …


Bomb Likely Made With Fertilizer, Inexpensive Chemicals

The powerful bomb that ripped off the face of a federal building in Oklahoma City on Wednesday very likely was made of inexpensive fertilizers and chemicals that are widely available …


Dozens Sickened In Subways Japan Officials Fear Incident Linked To Recent Gas Attacks

At least 38 people were taken to hospitals today after complaining of stinging eyes and bad odors in train and subway stations in Yokohama, a crowded commercial port city adjacent …


Police Conduct Massive Manhunt For Japanese Sect Leaders, Arrest 2 Group Suspected In Gas Attack; Strict Security Ordered In Tokyo

Sect official Kiyohide Nakada, left, in police car after his arrest Thursday. Photo by Associated Press


Cult Leader’s Prediction Of Quake Spurs Fear Of Attack

Shoko Asahara, Japan’s best-known prophet of doom, says the end of the world as we know it will come by the year 2000. And, for skeptics with a shorter attention …


Organs Donated From American Student Killed In Attack

Alisa M. Flatow, the Brandeis University student who died of wounds from a Gaza suicide bombing, was the focus of poignant testimony Tuesday after her father, Stephen, agreed to donate …


Philippine Troops Battle Muslim Rebels

Government troops backed by helicopter gunships battled Muslim gunmen Friday in the hills where they fled after ravaging this southern Philippine town and killing dozens of its residents. Military spokesmen …


Japanese Police Searching For Cult Chemists

After turning up new evidence linking a secretive cult to a deadly nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway, police sought 30 cult chemists in connection with plotting mass murder, …


Kurds Arrested For Car Bombing In Northern Iraq

Three Iraqi Kurds accused of setting off a car bomb that killed 94 people in a bazaar in northern Iraq last month have been arrested, an Iraqi Kurdish official said …


Police Raid Japanese Sect’s Chemical Laboratory

Raids resumed today on facilities of the secretive religious sect Aum Sublime Truth as Japanese news media reported that police believe the deadly nerve gas sarin was manufactured at a …


Raid On Cult Nets Wealth Of Evidence Japanese Police Seize Cash, Gold, Toxic Chemicals, Doomsday Literature And Suspects

Japanese police, seizing $7.9 million in cash and 22 pounds of gold in a massive raid Wednesday on the secretive religious group Aum Sublime Truth, discovered a huge cache of …


Aum Sublime Truth Has Been In Spotlight Before

Bearded and sleepy-eyed, Chizuo Matsumoto, 39, claims that he went off to the Himalayas, and, via an ascetic experience, underwent a miraculous transformation. He said he found enlightenment. He began …


13 Pounds Of Uranium Found In Apartment

Two former Russian servicemen were detained here after authorities found 13 pounds of uranium-235 stashed in emptied glass sour cream jars in their apartment, officials confirmed Tuesday. The size of …


Tokyo Gassing Suspect Held Passengers Reportedly Chase Down One Terrorist Poisoned In Attack

Police hose down a chemical expert who was investigating the attack. Photo by Associated Press


Gas Kills Subway Passengers At Least 6 Die, 1,200 Hurt As Nazi Nerve Gas Hits Tokyo Commuters

Passengers bleed from the nose and eyes outside a Tokyo station today. Photo by Associated Press


Gunmen Ambush Bus, Killing 2 Israelis Attack In Hebron Puts Pressure On Peace Talks

A wounded Israeli woman is rushed to a hospital Sunday. Photo by Associated Press


Kurds Blamed For Attacks On German Turks

Firebombs blamed on Kurdish extremists hit a mosque in Munich and Turkish gathering places in two other cities in a fifth night of violence, police said Saturday. No one was …


Bomb Explodes Near Police Housing

Hours after a new warning from Islamic militants, a car bomb exploded Friday in Algiers, the Algerian capital, near housing for police officers and their families, wounding at least 63 …


10 Killed In Bombing, Shooting Outside Pakistan Mosque

A bomb on a motorbike exploded Friday outside a packed Muslim mosque and gunmen shot at people running to aid the wounded. At least 10 people died, seven of them …