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April 7, 2002 | Associated Press
This is a list of names added to the total of confirmed dead in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. This list, released in the last week, updates accounts that have appeared in The Times each Sunday since Sept. 11. The number of people unaccounted for, according to New York City officials, is now believed to be 149. Victor Daniel Barbosa Felix "Bobby" Calixte John Chipura Kyung "Kaccy" Cho Joseph Collison Titus Davidson Benilda P.
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April 5, 2002 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government unveiled Thursday its model airport passenger checkpoint, designed to prevent gridlock this summer as flights are expected to return to near-normal levels and security screening duties switch from private to federal employees. The prototype, now operating at a concourse of the Baltimore-Washington International Airport, is better organized and more closely contained and controlled than a typical checkpoint, officials say.
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April 2, 2002 | BOB DROGIN and JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
U.S. forces in Pakistan have taken custody of a Saudi-born militant believed to be so critical to Osama bin Laden's international terrorism network that he could help them identify Al Qaeda cells and operatives around the globe. U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials confirmed Monday that they have netted Abu Zubeida, one of Bin Laden's top deputies and a potential suspect in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
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April 1, 2002 | JOSH MEYER and BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
U.S. officials scrambled Sunday for conclusive evidence that they have captured one of Osama bin Laden's top commanders, and began the process of interrogating the man for information about Al Qaeda terrorist plots that may already be underway.
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March 31, 2002 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush presented the war against terrorism in deeply religious terms Saturday, as he marked the Christian Easter and Jewish Passover as a period that tells the world "history is of a moral design." "Justice and cruelty have always been at war, and God is not neutral between them. His purposes are often defied but never defeated," the president said in his weekly radio address, expressing the hope that the holidays will renew faith and bring comfort.
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March 31, 2002 | Associated Press
This is a list of names added to the total of confimed dead in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. This list updates accountings that have appeared in The Times each Sunday since Sept. 11. The number of people still unaccounted for, according to New York City officials, is now believed to be 152. Pedro Francisco Checo Simon Suleman Ali Kassamali Dhanani Joseph P. Henry Bon-seok Koo Christopher Lunder Colin Richard McArthur Kleber Rolando Molina Richard Muldowney James C.
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March 30, 2002 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When FBI and immigration agents arrested Zacarias Moussaoui at his motel in suburban Minneapolis on Aug. 16, they suspected he might be a potential airline hijacker. He wanted to fly "the Big Bird," he'd said. He was in a hurry to learn. And despite more than 50 hours at the controls, he couldn't even solo a single-engine Cessna. But the only direct evidence of his breaking the law were technical violations of his visa. More than seven months later, U.S.
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March 30, 2002 | From Associated Press
Two rental cars driven by terrorist Mohamed Atta before the Sept. 11 attacks are for sale, attracting offers up to $250,000, the vehicles' owner said. James P. Glynn said he has received bids from dealers in collectible cars and museums--and one person who wanted to charge people to sledgehammer the white 1995 Ford Escort and 1996 faded-blue Chevrolet Corsica.
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March 29, 2002 | CHARLES ORNSTEIN and MEGAN GARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A top federal health official and several prominent medical experts suggested Thursday that voluntary vaccinations for smallpox may be appropriate, three decades after immunizations stopped in this country. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and other researchers said they want to open a national debate on mass inoculation to prepare the nation for an unlikely--but potentially devastating--bioterrorist attack.
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March 26, 2002 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to recognize the voices of their loved ones who died Sept. 11 on United Flight 93, family members have convinced the government to let them hear the cockpit tape of the hijacked plane's last moments, when passengers struggled to seize control of the aircraft.
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