Milestones Dec. 22, 2003

WOUNDED. MICHAEL WEISSKOPF, 57, senior correspondent for TIME, and JAMES NACHTWEY, 55, TIME photographer, in a grenade attack as they were traveling with two soldiers in a humvee; in Baghdad. Weisskopf, a Washington-based correspondent on assignment in Iraq, picked up the grenade to throw it out of the vehicle, losing his right hand. All four men are in stable condition.

REVERSED. The first-degree murder conviction of LIONEL TATE, now 16, who at age 14 became one of the youngest juveniles to be sentenced to life in prison, for beating a 6-year-old playmate to death, prompting a national debate on prosecuting children...

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