Dr. William Hutchinson, who founded the world-renowned Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seatt}e, died Sunday. He was 88.
Virginia “Toni” Carabillo, a founder of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Organization for Women and author on women’s issues, died Tuesday. She was 71.
Paul Jarrico, a screenwriter and producer whose blacklisted status in the 1950s limited the distribution of the film “Salt of the Earth” until its release on videocassette three decades later, died Tuesday in a car accident driving home from a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of investigative hearings on Communist influence in Hollywood by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. He was 82 and lived in Ojai, Calif.
The Clinton administration announced Wednesday it will allow mixed-race Americans for the first time to check off more than one racial category for themselves on the 2000 Census.
Monday: FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi scheduled to appear on involuntary manslaughter charge in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, in death of Vicki Weaver at Ruby Ridge shootout.