Milestones Nov. 14, 2005

PLEADED NOT GUILTY. I. LEWIS (SCOOTER) LIBBY, 55, ex-chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney; to a five-count indictment, including perjury and obstruction of justice, stemming from statements he made during the investigation into who leaked the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame; in Washington.

APPOINTED. DONALD POWELL, 64, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and former Texas banker and fund raiser for George W. Bush; as federal hurricane reconstruction czar; two months after Katrina thrashed the Gulf Coast; in Washington. To critics who questioned Powell's lack of experience in disaster relief, his new boss, Homeland Security chief Michael...

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