Milestones Jul. 13, 1998

NAMED. STEPHEN G. SMITH, 49, editor of National Journal; as editor of U.S. News & World Report; in Washington. Smith replaces James Fallows, who held the job for 22 months.

SEPARATING. Massachusetts Congressman BARNEY FRANK, 58, and his partner of more than 10 years, HERB MOSES, 41, formerly an executive at the Federal National Mortgage Association.

IDENTIFIED. MICHAEL J. BLASSIE, 1st lieutenant shot down over Vietnam, whose remains had been interred in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for 14 years; by the Pentagon, with the aid of DNA testing; in Washington.

DIED. FRANK ROWLETT, 90, nimble-minded cryptographer who cracked a...

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