The Week June 19-25

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Health-Care Maneuvers

With the Senate Finance Committee looming as perhaps the decisive hurdle for a health-care bill, a bipartisan group of committee centrists Friday offered a compromise plan for insurance reforms and for a special commission authorized to recommend further action if 95% of Americans are not covered by 2002. Notably omitted: President Clinton's requirement that employers pay most insurance costs. Earlier in the week, President Clinton vowed not to yield on his goal of universal health coverage.

Simpson Pleads Not Guilty

Looking grim and disoriented, O.J. Simpson pleaded not guilty to charges that he stabbed to death his former...

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