Milestones May 3, 2004

RESIGNED. KAREN JURGENSEN, editor of USA Today, and her colleague HAL RITTER, managing editor of news; in the wake of a report that blamed poor editorial oversight for the paper's failure to uncover deceptions in the work of star reporter Jack Kelley; in McLean, Va. Kelley, who resigned in January, was found to have fabricated parts of at least 20 stories and plagiarized at least 100 passages since 1991. Both editors had been with the paper since its launch in 1982.

RELEASED. MORDECHAI VANUNU, 50, former nuclear technician who was imprisoned for treason for 18 years--including 12 in solitary confinement--for revealing...

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