Thursday, December 30, 2004 - New page around 10am Monday-Friday
Millions homeless, wave toll near 119,000
Tsunami area local newspaper (English) Jakarta Post
python saved lives As she struggled for her own life
and that of the twins, she said a large snake as long as a telephone
pole approached her. She and the nine-year-olds rested on the
reptile, which was drifting along with the current.
WHO says bodies not health threat "Dead bodies do not pose any health threat, but they feed fears and can divert precious attention and resources from effective relief efforts."
Faulty signals common at US rail crossings Peggy Wilhide, a spokeswoman for the Association of American Railroads [said] "I would put our safety record up against any industry"
Falloujans jolted by city's condition Refugees eager to return change their minds after seeing the ruin. Will balloting be feasible?
for soldiers at Fort Lewis The Christmas presents he had
promised to send her, the ones she had promised not to open until
he came back from the war, made it all the way to Tumwater from
Honk! The quiet progress of Iraq. Many Iraqi families have been able to afford cars as the government has doubled the salary of its million or so workers.