Milestones Mar. 21, 2005

RECOVERING. BILL CLINTON, 58, from a four-hour operation to remove fluid and scar tissue from his left chest cavity, a rare complication from his quadruple bypass last fall; at a hospital in New York City, where he will remain for up to 10 days.

CAPTURED. BRIAN NICHOLS, 33, rape defendant accused of killing the judge presiding over his trial; by police, after a massive, 26-hour manhunt; in Atlanta. Nichols allegedly wrestled a gun from a sheriff's deputy at the Fulton County Courthouse and fatally shot Superior Court Judge Rowland Barnes, a stenographer and another deputy. Nichols then stole a series of...

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