October 17, 2002 The Boston Catholic Archdiocese and Boston College -- a Catholic institution -- are across the street from each other. But as NPR's Tovia Smith reports, the clergy sexual abuse scandal has increased the tension -- and distance -- between them.
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October 3, 2002 Richard Reed, the man accused of trying to blow up an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami last December with a bomb in his shoes, appears in court tomorrow. His lawyers say Reed will plead guilty if language alleging he was trained by al Qaeda is removed from the indictment. Reed faces a minimum 360 years in prison. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.
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October 2, 2002 NPR's Tovia Smith tells host Jacki Lyden that accused "shoe bomber" Richard Reid plans to plead guilty to all eight charges against him. Prosecutors say Reid tried to blow up American Airlines Flight 63 from Paris to Miami using explosives in his shoes.
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