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New York Times

There is detailed coverage on Kosovo in the Times. The paper the agreement to disband the Kosovo Liberation Army includes a pledge to consider letting the rebels form a provisional army for Kosovo. The paper reports that the social stigma that accompanies rape in Kosovo has slowed human rights organizations as they begin to collect information on whether Serbian forces used rape as a premeditated tactic.

Other stories:

STEEL QUOTAS: The Clinton administration is trying to convince Congress that it could protect the jobs of American steelworkers without setting quotas for steel imports.

BASKETBALL - The Knicks stunned fans when they beat the San Antonio Spurs in an 89-81 Game 3 victory.

ATTORNEY GENERAL: Republicans are creating an attorneys general association of their own to promote government restraint and raise money for the election of more Republicans to the post.

MANAGED CARE: The federal government on Monday approved the $1 billion acquisition of Prudential Health Care by Aetna Inc, which will create the nation's biggest managed-care company.

HUMAN TESTS: The need for test subjects in experimental drug trials has exploded and filling the gap are chronically ill with limited or no health insurance.

INDONESIA: Indonesians have remained patient as they wait out the slow, confused counting of the votes they cast two weeks ago. But it seems that whatever the outcome, the will of the people may in large part be denied.

WAY FINDING - The study of what scientists call spatial cognition, or way-finding, is attracting a growing cadre of researchers from all sectors of the academic map, including psychology, neuroscience, computer science, zoology, anthropology, linguistics and geography.

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