Milestones Jul. 7, 1997

DIVORCED. ARIANNA HUFFINGTON, 46, flamboyant Republican pundit, and MICHAEL HUFFINGTON, 49, former California Congressman; ending their 11-year marriage; in Washington.

CHARGED. MELISSA DREXLER, 18, enigmatic teen who secretly gave birth in a rest-room stall at her senior prom, dumped her baby into the trash, then headed for the dance floor; with murder and endangering a child; in Freehold, N.J. Prosecutors say the boy was alive at the time of delivery and died of asphyxiation.

SENTENCED. EARL PITTS, 44, FBI turncoat who pleaded guilty to spying for the Russians; to 27 years in prison, longer than prosecutors had recommended; in Alexandria, Va....

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