Milestones Apr. 18, 2005

AILING. PETER JENNINGS, 66, well-traveled TV journalist and sole anchor since 1983 of ABC's World News Tonight; with lung cancer; in New York City. His voice hoarse during his characteristic matter-of-fact delivery, Jennings, who was conspicuously absent during the network's on-site coverage of the tsunami in South Asia and the death of Pope John Paul II, revealed his illness to viewers in a taped message at the end of a broadcast last week. He will continue to anchor the news while undergoing chemotherapy, starting this week.

SENTENCED. MATTHEW HALE, 33, white supremacist convicted last year of plotting to kill Chicago federal...

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