Milestones May 8, 2006

CHARGED. Steven Jordan, 50, U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who ran the interrogation center at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq; with 12 counts of military violations, including abuse of detainees, making false official statements, dereliction of duty and interfering with investigators; in Washington. Jordan is the highest-ranking person to be charged in the two-year-old prison scandal, for which several low-ranking soldiers have been convicted.

SETTLED. A charge against Rush Limbaugh, 55, conservative radio host; for allegedly concealing information to obtain prescription drugs; in West Palm Beach, Fla. Prosecutors say Limbaugh, who denied the charge, received 2,000 painkilling pills in six months from...

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