Milestones Nov. 16, 1998

RETIRING. DANIEL PATRICK MOYNIHAN, 71, from his New York Senate seat; in 2000; after four terms. The scholar-legislator served under four Presidents and had a major influence on welfare, Social Security, tax, transit and health-care policy.

INDICTED. EDWIN EDWARDS, 71, former Governor of Louisiana, in an alleged scheme to extort millions for awarding riverboat-casino licenses; in Baton Rouge, La. Edwards denies he did anything illegal.

CONVICTED. JACK KEVORKIAN, 70, on misdemeanor charges stemming from a confrontation with police outside a hospital where he was dropping off a body; in Royal Oak, Mich. Kevorkian was slapped with a $900 fine...

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