On Edge

When a diner at a Georgia restaurant overheard three men who looked Middle Eastern joking that Americans "mourned on 9/11, and they're going to mourn again on 9/13," she did just what President Bush has asked Americans to do: she told authorities. Within hours the men were detained, and a 20-mile stretch of Florida highway was closed as their cars were searched. After 17 hours police released the men, who turned out to be medical students traveling to a course in Miami. Two of them are U.S. citizens, and the other holds a valid visa. The students later denied the woman's...

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