March 25, 1998 in Nation/World

Milestones

 

Ten years ago: In New York City’s so-called “preppie murder case,” Robert E. Chambers Jr. pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of 18-year-old Jennifer Levin. Chambers received a sentence of five to 15 years in prison, which he’s still serving.

Five years ago: The Senate approved an outline of President Clinton’s plan to spark the economy and trim the budget deficit.

One year ago: The Federal Reserve nudged interest rates higher for the first time in two years. Georgia Gov. Zell Miller signed into law a ban on a controversial form of late-term abortion. Former President George Bush, 73, parachuted from a plane over the Arizona desert.

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