Notebook: Dec. 13, 1999

WINNERS & LOSERS

[WINNERS]

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Civil rights leader to get monument on the Tidal Basin. If only he can get a day off in South Carolina

RUSSIAN PETS Duma prohibits eating "animal companions." Sure, they can send them into space...

TEENAGE BOYS Alyssa Milano files for divorce. Danny Pintauro doesn't seem to care

[& LOSERS]

NASA'S MARS LANDER Phone home! Second probe in less than three months goes AWOL. Will funding vanish too?

NEWT GINGRICH Republican revolution architect snubbed by fifth-year anniversary party. More nachos for Hastert

EARTH Arctic sea ice shrinking at 14,000 sq. mi....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!