Milestones Aug. 11, 1997

ENGAGED. CATHY GUISEWITE, 46, chronicler of the travails of the Single Woman, whose alter ego "Cathy" has become a comic-strip fixture, and CHRISTOPHER WILKINSON, 46, screenwriter of Nixon; in Los Angeles.

CHARGED. AMORET POWELL, 24; with first-degree murder, after her heroin-laced breast milk allegedly led to her seven-week-old daughter's death from oxygen deprivation; in Tucson, Ariz. The baby's father was also charged.

PLEADED GUILTY. JAY KIM, 58, Republican Representative and the first Korean-American member of Congress, and his wife JUNE; to three and two misdemeanor counts, respectively, for accepting more than $230,000 in illegal campaign contributions; in Los Angeles.

DIED. SVIATOSLAV...

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