News of the day for May 19, 2000 - Rudy Giuliani drops out of Senate Race citing health and marriage. A new computer virus to worry about. The spy case of Wen Ho Lee continues. Rumors of an oral vaccine being developed for AIDS and word of the first portion of a liver transplant hailed as a success.
May 19, 2011

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Rudy leaves the building - sort of.


A rather light news day, unless you were paying attention to the New York Senate race. New York Mayor and Senate hopeful Rudy Giuliani calls it quits, citing a Cancer scare and a marriage Tsunami and leaving the Republican contenders racing to shore up the cracks. The Attorney General's Office reveals a new computer virus making the rounds, targeting Microsoft Windows Operating systems (of course). The Wen Ho Lee spy case drags on. Rumor circulates of an oral vaccine being developed for the AIDS virus and the first portion of a liver to be transplanted is hailed as a success, particularly notable since the donor came via the Internet.

All on this particular day in 2000 via the CBS World News Roundup Late Edition.

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