Milestones Oct. 14, 2002

PLEADED GUILTY. RICHARD REID, 29, British citizen and terror suspect known as the shoe bomber; to attempting to blow up an American Airlines flight using explosives contained in his hiking shoes; at a hearing in Boston. He faces 60 years to life in prison. "Basically, I got on the plane with the bomb," he told the court, smirking and chuckling at times. "I am a member of al-Qaeda and I pledged to Osama bin Laden. I am an enemy of your country."

CHARGED. Ten Milwaukee youths, the youngest age 10, with reckless homicide after beating a 36-year-old man to death...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!