INDEPENDENT NEWS

The New York Times

Published: Wed 23 Jun 1999 08:58 PM
The paper leads with a report that a Supreme Court ruling that people with physical impairments who can function normally when they wear their glasses or take their medicine cannot generally be considered disabled and so do not come under the protections against employment discrimination offered by the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Y2K - Computer experts say Russia has awakened to the year 2000 threat too late
KOSOVO - President Clinton met the people on whose behalf he had fought a war. He heard their stories of brutality and vowed that he would help make their homeland safe.
STEEL QUOTAS - The Senate has blocked the passage of a bill that would have sharply restricted imports of foreign steel to the United States.
GOV. CONVICTION - A Federal appeals court overturned the bank fraud convictions of former Gov. Fife Symington of Arizona, saying the trial judge wrongfully dismissed a juror who disagreed with the others over his guilt.
WIMBLEDON - Jelena Dokic, a 16-year-old ranked No. 129 in the world, shocked Wimbledon on Tuesday with a 6-2, 6-0 dismissal of top-seeded Martina Hingis.
UN PAYMENT - The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday authorizing the payment of more than $800 million in back dues to the United Nations but cutting future American contributions to the organization.
PRESIDENTIAL RACE - Senator Orrin G. Hatch, a conservative Republican from Utah who has moved toward the center on health and children's issues, will seek his party's Presidential nomination.
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