Milestones Oct. 2, 2006

RESIGNED. Patricia Dunn, 53, as chairwoman and board member of Hewlett-Packard; in the wake of a massive scandal stemming from Dunn's approval of shady investigations into the source of media leaks on HP's board; in Palo Alto, Calif. The media-leak probe--which involved, among other things, impersonating employees and journalists covering the company to obtain their phone records--has prompted criminal and congressional investigations. Dunn was succeeded by HP CEO Mark Hurd, who in a news conference offered an apology to "those journalists who were investigated and to everyone who was impacted."

DIED. Pham Xuan An, 79, Viet Cong colonel who worked during...

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