Milestones Jul. 19, 2004

RECOVERING. DAVID BOWIE, 57, British glam rocker; after undergoing an emergency angioplasty to open a blocked coronary artery, following a performance in Scheesel, Germany; in New York.

FOUND. CORPORAL WASSEF ALI HASSOUN, 24, U.S. Marine who was reported kidnapped in Iraq; in Beirut. The Lebanese-born Muslim, who disappeared from his base near Fallujah on June 20, was seen blindfolded in a videotape and at one point was reported to have been beheaded. After resurfacing in Beirut, he was shipped to Ramstein air base in Germany for debriefing and medical evaluation. The Navy is investigating the possibility that his apparent kidnapping arose...

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