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1. 01-20 Bush sworn in for second term Washington
2. 03-31 Terri Schiavo has died Florida
3. 05-15 Newsweek backs off Quran story Washington
E. 06-13 Michael Jackson cleared on all counts Southern California
F. 08-02 All survive Air France jet crash and fire Toronto
G. 08-08 Oil-for-food chief 'took bribes' UN
7. 08-09 Discovery returns safely to Earth Southern California
08-29 Hurricane Katrina lashes coast New Orleans
9. 09-03 Chief Justice Rehnquist dies Virginia

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Bush sworn in for second term Terri Schiavo has died Newsweek backs off Quran story Michael Jackson cleared on all counts All survive Air France jet crash and fire Oil-for-food chief 'took bribes' Discovery returns safely to Earth Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
Jan.3  Washington  US presidents in tsunami aid plea
Jan.14  Texas  Iraq jail abuse 'leader' guilty
Jan.20   Washington
Feb.2  Washington  President speaks on state of nation
Feb.3  UN  Oil-for-food head criticized
Feb.6  Florida  Patriots win Super Bowl over Eagles
Feb.15  Washington  US warns Syria over Lebanon role
Feb.16  New York  NHL cancel season
Mar.9  Southern California  Jackson's accuser in witness box
Mar.18  Florida  Patient's feeding tube removed
Mar.20  UN  Annan seeks thorough UN overhaul
Mar.21  Minnesota  10 dead in school shooting
Mar.29  UN  Report: Annan didn't influence contract
Mar.31   Florida
Apr.11  Washington  Bush urges freeze on settlement
Apr.25  Washington  Pentagon: No case in Italian shooting
Apr.26  Washington  Iraqi insurgency 'undiminished'
May.11  U.S. Senate  Names named in US Iraq oil report
May.15   Washington
 U.S. Senate  Russians cited in oil-for-food probe
May.17  Miami  Cuban 'bomber' arrested
May.26  Washington  Abbas meets Bush at White House
Jun.1  UN  Stephanides fired over oil scandal
Jun.13   Southern California
Jun.15  UN  Iran 'misled UN on nuclear work'
Jun.27  U.S. Supreme Court  File-sharing suffers major defeat
Jun.28  Canada  Same-sex marriage approved
Jul.1  U.S. Supreme Court  Supreme Court justice O'Connor retires
Jul.3  USA  Nasa probe strikes Comet Tempel 1
Jul.19  U.S. Supreme Court  Bush names Roberts to Supreme Court
Jul.26  Florida  Shuttle returns to space
Jul.27  Florida  Nasa grounds space shuttle fleet
Aug.2   Toronto
Aug.8   UN
Aug.9   Southern California
Aug.12  Washington  Bush warns Iran on nuclear plans
Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5
 New Orleans  City evacuated as storm nears
Aug.29   New Orleans
  1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods.    The costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast as far as 100 miles from the storm's center. ...
 New Orleans  Dozens feared dead after storm
Sep.1  New Orleans  'Desperate SOS' for city
Sep.3   Virginia
  New Orleans
Sep.8  New Orleans  Flood survivors expelled by force
Sep.9  Washington  US emergency aid chief sidelined
Sep.12  Washington  Emergencies chief steps down
Sep.13  UN Gen. Assembly  U.N. reform agenda watered-down
Sep.16  UN  Summit ends with mixed reviews
Sep.17  UN  Iran resolved to pursue nuclear program
Sep.20  Florida  Rita strengthens to hurricane
Sep.22  Texas  Massive traffic jams as Texans flee Rita
Sep.23  Texas  Evacuee bus explodes as Rita closes
Sep.26  Texas  US soldier guilty of Iraq abuse
Sep.29   U.S. Senate
Sep.30  USA  CIA agent case reporter in court
Oct.6  New York  Warning of subway threat
Oct.19  UN  Annan pleads for more quake aid
Oct.24  Florida  Wilma made 3 million homes without power
  Detroit
Oct.26  Texas  White Sox win Series over Astros
Oct.28  Washington  Lewis Libby quits Cheney office
Oct.31  UN Security Council  U.N. vote demands Syria cooperation
Nov.1  Washington  Bush unveils pandemic flu strategy
Nov.16  Washington  U.S. admits using white phosphorous
Nov.28  Canada  Government thrown out
Nov.30  Washington  Bush outlines Iraq 'victory plan'
 Washington  Report: U.S. buys positive press in Iraq
Dec.1  North Carolina  US carries out 1,000th execution
Dec.7  Miami  Man killed after bomb claim at airport
Dec.10  Canada  Deal reached at climate conference
Dec.13  San Francisco Bay Area  Nobel nominated gang leader executed
Dec.16  Washington  Secret U.S. spy powers sparks anger
Dec.19  Miami  Seaplane crashes off Miami Beach
Dec.20  New York  Strike shuts down NYC transit system



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February 2005
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Oil-for-food head criticized
US warns Syria over Lebanon role
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March 2005
Annan seeks thorough UN overhaul
Report: Annan didn't influence contract
Terri Schiavo has died
Jackson's accuser in witness box
10 dead in school shooting
Patient's feeding tube removed
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April 2005
Bush urges freeze on settlement
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Pentagon: No case in Italian shooting
Iraqi insurgency 'undiminished'
May 2005
Names named in US Iraq oil report
Newsweek backs off Quran story
Russians cited in oil-for-food probe
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Cuban 'bomber' arrested
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June 2005
Stephanides fired over oil scandal
File-sharing suffers major defeat
Same-sex marriage approved
Stephanides fired over oil scandal
Michael Jackson cleared on all counts
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Iran 'misled UN on nuclear work'
July 2005
Supreme Court justice O'Connor retires
Bush names Roberts to Supreme Court
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Nasa grounds space shuttle fleet
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August 2005
Bush warns Iran on nuclear plans
Oil-for-food chief 'took bribes'
All survive Air France jet crash and fire
Katrina now Category 5
Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
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September 2005
Chief Justice Rehnquist dies
Flood survivors expelled by force
Emergencies chief steps down
Roberts confirmed as chief justice
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'Desperate SOS' for city
Massive airlift rescues thousands
Rita strengthens to hurricane
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October 2005
Civil rights icon Parks dies
Lewis Libby quits Cheney office
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November 2005
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US presidents in tsunami aid plea   Iraq jail abuse 'leader' guilty  Charles Graner, 36, accused of abuse at Abu Ghraib jail has been found guilty of mistreating detainees   Bush sworn in for second term


January 2005 ... more > Top ^
Jan.3   Washington
Jan.14   Texas  
Jan.18  U.S. Senate  Rice grilled by Senate
Jan.19  Washington  Tight security at inauguration
Jan.20   Washington  
  Bush vows to fight world tyranny. President's closest political allies around the world moved to congratulate him
Jan.26  Los Angeles  Train crash in Los Angeles suburb Jan.30  UN  World leaders praise Iraqi voter courage

February 2005 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2   Washington     President speaks on state of nation  Bush discussed his plans to advance liberty in the world and protect opportunities for future generations Feb.3   UN   Oil-for-food head criticized  Inquiry chief Volcker says there is 'conclusive' evidence that the programme director had a 'conflict of interest' Feb.6   Florida Patriots win Super Bowl over Eagles
Feb.11  New England  Playwright Miller dies Feb.15   Washington US warns Syria over Lebanon role Feb.16   New York NHL cancel season  CIA  CIA links terror threat to Iraq Feb.17  Washington  Bush names Negroponte intelligence chief Feb.27  Southern California  Eastwood's Baby scoops top Oscars

March 2005 ... more > Top ^
Mar.3  USA  Fossett sets solo flight record Mar.4  Washington  Bush: Syria get out of Lebanon Mar.9   Southern California     Jackson's accuser in witness box  Gavin Arvizo, 15, has testified he slept in the singer's bedroom where they watched internet pornography together Mar.11  US Georgia  Defendant overpowers deputy, kills 3 Mar.16  Washington  Wolfowitz to run World Bank  Canada  Two cleared of Air India bombing Mar.17  Washington  Belfast family encouraged by Bush talks Mar.18   Florida   Patient's feeding tube removed  The feeding tube that keeps a brain-damaged Terri Schiavo alive has been taken out after a lengthy court battle Mar.20  U.S. Congress  Deadlock in right-to-die case   UN     Annan seeks thorough UN overhaul  Secretary General has urged governments to endorse sweeping reforms of the organisation Mar.21   Minnesota   10 dead in school shooting   A gunman, a local student, opened fire at a school in Minnesota. He is believed to be among the dead Mar.22  Florida  Judge denies bid to restore feeding tube Mar.29   UN Report: Annan didn't influence contract
Mar.31   Florida   Terri Schiavo has died
  The 41-year-old brain-damaged woman became the centerpiece of a national right-to-die battle


April 2005 ... more > Top ^
Apr.11   Washington Bush urges freeze on settlement Apr.22  Washington  Moussaoui enters 9/11 guilty plea Apr.25   Washington Pentagon: No case in Italian shooting Apr.26   Washington Iraqi insurgency 'undiminished'

May 2005 ... more > Top ^
May.2  UN  Annan urges anti-nuclear effort May.11   U.S. Senate   Names named in US Iraq oil report  A Senate report says 2 politicians from the UK and France were granted lucrative oil allocations by Saddam's Iraq May.15   Washington   Newsweek backs off Quran story
  The report that U.S. interrogators desecrated copies of the Quran blamed for sparking violent riots in Afghanistan
  U.S. Senate Russians cited in oil-for-food probe May.17   Miami Cuban 'bomber' arrested  U.S. Senate  Galloway takes on US oil accusers May.18  Washington  U.S. presses for Uzbek probe May.25  FBI  FBI records detail Koran claims May.26   Washington Abbas meets Bush at White House May.31  Washington  Watergate's Deep Throat revealed

June 2005 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1   UN   Stephanides fired over oil scandal  Kofi Annan has sacked a senior official accused of serious misconduct over Iraq's oil-for-food program Jun.2  UN  Annan: HIV/AIDS efforts 'insufficient' Jun.6  Florida  Controversy over U.S. intervention plan Jun.7  Washington  US and UK 'close to Africa deal' Jun.13   Southern California     Michael Jackson cleared on all counts
  A jury deliberated about 32 hours and acquit pop star of the child molestation, conspiracy and alcohol charges
Jun.15   UN Iran 'misled UN on nuclear work' Jun.23  Texas  Spurs dethrone Pistons Jun.27   U.S. Supreme Court File-sharing suffers major defeat Jun.28   Canada Same-sex marriage approved

July 2005 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1   U.S. Supreme Court   Supreme Court justice O'Connor retires  Sandra Day O'Connor, 75, the first woman to serve on the US Supreme Court and a crucial centrist, is to retire Jul.3  Washington  Bush rejects Kyoto-style G8 deal   USA Nasa probe strikes Comet Tempel 1
Jul.10  Florida  Dennis hits coast with 120 mph winds Jul.19   U.S. Supreme Court Bush names Roberts to Supreme Court Jul.26   Florida     Shuttle returns to space  Discovery roared into the skies as NASA returned to manned space flight for the first time since the Columbia disaster Jul.27   Florida Nasa grounds space shuttle fleet

August 2005 ... more > Top ^
Aug.2   Toronto   All survive Air France jet crash and fire
  A jetliner attempting to land overran a runway, smashed into a gully and burst into flames
Aug.8   UN   Oil-for-food chief 'took bribes'
  Benon Sevan has been accused of taking kickbacks by a panel investigating corruption allegations
Aug.9   Southern California     Discovery returns safely to Earth
  The shuttle has touched down successfully at Edwards Air Force Base 54 minutes before dawn
Aug.12   Washington Bush warns Iran on nuclear plans Aug.19  Texas  Merck punished for faulty drug Aug.28   New Orleans   Katrina now Category 5  New Orleans Mayor declared a state of emergency and ordered a mandatory evacuation of the city   New Orleans City evacuated as storm nears Aug.29   New Orleans   Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
  1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods
 The costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast as far as 100 miles from the storm's center. Parts of New Orleans are flooded with up to 6 feet of water after some of the pumps failed. The storm is estimated to have been responsible for $81.2 billion in damage
  New Orleans Dozens feared dead after storm Aug.30  New Orleans  'Up to 80' dead in hurricane Aug.31  New Orleans  City evacuations under way

September 2005 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  New Orleans  Up to 60,000 trying to flee city   New Orleans   'Desperate SOS' for city  Mayor Ray Nagin has issued a 'desperate SOS' for thousands of people stranded at the city's convention center Sep.2  USA  Bush condemns Katrina aid effort Sep.3   Virginia   Chief Justice Rehnquist dies
  The Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court has died at his home in Virginia at the age of 80
  New Orleans   Massive airlift rescues thousands
  Survivors of Hurricane Katrina are being taken to safety in what is being called the largest-ever airlift in the country
Sep.4  New Orleans  Thousands of deaths predicted  New Orleans  House-to-house rescues under way Sep.5  New Orleans  Residents return Sep.6  New Orleans  Flood survivors 'must leave city' Sep.7  UN  Oil probe faults Annan over son  U.S. Congress  Bush seeks $50bn hurricane relief Sep.8   New Orleans   Flood survivors expelled by force  Police backed by troops have begun to use force to remove people from their homes Sep.9   Washington US emergency aid chief sidelined Sep.10  New Orleans  Police hunt for dead  New York  Clijsters claims first grand slam Sep.11  New York  US pauses to recall 9/11 attacks  New York  Federer fights off brave Agassi Sep.12   Washington     Emergencies chief steps down  Michael Brown, director of FEMA, has resigned following criticism over the response to Hurricane Katrina Sep.13   UN Gen. Assembly U.N. reform agenda watered-down Sep.14  UN  Kofi Annan urges bold UN reform Sep.15  New Orleans  Bush vows 'biggest relief effort' Sep.16   UN   Summit ends with mixed reviews  The largest gathering of world leaders in history achieved less than Kofi Annan had hoped Sep.17   UN Iran resolved to pursue nuclear program Sep.20   Florida   Rita strengthens to hurricane  Tropical Storm moved south of mainland Florida on its way to the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico Sep.21  Texas  Storm triggers mass evacuation Sep.22   Texas Massive traffic jams as Texans flee Rita Sep.23   Texas Evacuee bus explodes as Rita closes  New Orleans  Storm overcomes levee Sep.24  Louisiana  Rescuers comb wetlands after Rita Sep.26   Texas US soldier guilty of Iraq abuse Sep.28  Texas  Tom DeLay faces criminal charge Sep.29   U.S. Senate   Roberts confirmed as chief justice
  The Senate voted on the appointment of John Roberts as the next US Supreme Court chief justic
 UN  Pandemic 'could kill 150m people' Sep.30   USA CIA agent case reporter in court

October 2005 ... more > Top ^
Oct.4  UN  UN condemns Iraq charter change Oct.5  U.S. Senate  Senate backs detainee rights Oct.6   New York Warning of subway threat
 Washington  Official: World not ready for flu Oct.19   UN Annan pleads for more quake aid Oct.21  California  Bush: Hariri report 'deeply disturbing' Oct.24   Florida Wilma made 3 million homes without power   Detroit   Civil rights icon Parks dies
  She refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man and inspired the modern civil rights movement
Oct.25  UN  Draft demands Syrian cooperation Oct.26   Texas White Sox win Series over Astros Oct.28  UN Security Council  UN raps Iran's anti-Israel rant   Washington     Lewis Libby quits Cheney office  chief-of-staff to Vice President has resigned after being charged with perjury over an investigation Oct.31   UN Security Council   U.N. vote demands Syria cooperation  The Security Council has voted unanimously in favor of a resolution demanding Syria cooperate with the investigation

November 2005 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1   Washington Bush unveils pandemic flu strategy
Nov.16   Washington   U.S. admits using white phosphorous   Pentagon acknowledged that U.S. troops used white phosphorous as a weapon against insurgent strongholds Nov.26  Canada  $4.3bn deal to fight native poverty Nov.28   Canada   Government thrown out  Prime Minister Martin's government has been ousted in a no-confidence vote. 3 opposition parties were united Nov.30   Washington     Bush outlines Iraq 'victory plan'  The President has said he will not accept 'anything less than complete victory' in Iraq   Washington Report: U.S. buys positive press in Iraq  UN  Biggest annual appeal launched

December 2005 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1   North Carolina US carries out 1,000th execution
Dec.7   Miami Man killed after bomb claim at airport Dec.8  Chicago  Jet skids off runway Dec.10   Canada Deal reached at climate conference Dec.13   San Francisco Bay Area   Nobel nominated gang leader executed  Convicted killer and Crips gang co-founder Stanley Tookie Williams executed at the state prison Dec.16   Washington Secret U.S. spy powers sparks anger Dec.18  Washington  Bush hails Iraqi anti-terror role Dec.19   Miami Seaplane crashes off Miami Beach Dec.20   New York   Strike shuts down NYC transit system  Millions of passengers are having to find a new way of getting to work and do their holiday shopping  Washington  'Intelligent design' teaching ban Dec.22  House of Representatives  Bush suffers Patriot Act defeat


  Iraq jail abuse 'leader' guilty  Charles Graner, 36, accused of abuse at Abu Ghraib jail has been found guilty of mistreating detainees Pentagon: No case in Italian shooting Iraqi insurgency 'undiminished' Iran 'misled UN on nuclear work' US soldier guilty of Iraq abuse U.S. admits using white phosphorous   Pentagon acknowledged that U.S. troops used white phosphorous as a weapon against insurgent strongholds   Bush outlines Iraq 'victory plan'  The President has said he will not accept 'anything less than complete victory' in Iraq US presidents in tsunami aid plea Patient's feeding tube removed  The feeding tube that keeps a brain-damaged Terri Schiavo alive has been taken out after a lengthy court battle Nasa grounds space shuttle fleet All survive Air France jet crash and fire




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Jan.14   Texas
Apr.25   Washington
Apr.26   Washington
May.2  UN  Annan urges anti-nuclear effort
Jun.15   UN
Sep.26   Texas
Nov.16   Washington
Nov.30   Washington




North America, 2005 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2005
Jan.3   Washington
Jan.26  Los Angeles  Train crash in Los Angeles suburb
Mar.18   Florida
Jun.2  UN  Annan: HIV/AIDS efforts 'insufficient'
Jul.10  Florida  Dennis hits coast with 120 mph winds
Jul.27   Florida
Aug.2   Toronto
  A jetliner attempting to land overran a runway, smashed into a gully and burst into flames
Aug.28   New Orleans Katrina now Category 5  New Orleans Mayor declared a state of emergency and ordered a mandatory evacuation of the city Aug.28   New Orleans City evacuated as storm nears
Aug.29   New Orleans Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
  1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods
 The costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast as far as 100 miles from the storm's center. Parts of New Orleans are flooded with up to 6 feet of water after some of the pumps failed. The storm is estimated to have been responsible for $81.2 billion in damage
Aug.29   New Orleans Dozens feared dead after storm Aug.30  New Orleans  'Up to 80' dead in hurricane Aug.31  New Orleans  City evacuations under way Sep.1  New Orleans  Up to 60,000 trying to flee city Sep.1   New Orleans 'Desperate SOS' for city  Mayor Ray Nagin has issued a 'desperate SOS' for thousands of people stranded at the city's convention center Sep.3   New Orleans Massive airlift rescues thousands
  Survivors of Hurricane Katrina are being taken to safety in what is being called the largest-ever airlift in the country
Sep.4  New Orleans  Thousands of deaths predicted Sep.4  New Orleans  House-to-house rescues under way Sep.5  New Orleans  Residents return Sep.6  New Orleans  Flood survivors 'must leave city' Sep.10  New Orleans  Police hunt for dead Sep.20   Florida Rita strengthens to hurricane  Tropical Storm moved south of mainland Florida on its way to the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico Sep.21  Texas  Storm triggers mass evacuation Sep.22   Texas Massive traffic jams as Texans flee Rita Sep.23   Texas Evacuee bus explodes as Rita closes Sep.23  New Orleans  Storm overcomes levee Sep.24  Louisiana  Rescuers comb wetlands after Rita Sep.29  UN  Pandemic 'could kill 150m people' Oct.6  Washington  Official: World not ready for flu Oct.24   Florida Wilma made 3 million homes without power Nov.1   Washington Bush unveils pandemic flu strategy Dec.8  Chicago  Jet skids off runway Dec.19   Miami Seaplane crashes off Miami Beach



North America, 2005 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2005 Feb.11  New England  Playwright Miller dies Feb.27  Southern California  Eastwood's Baby scoops top Oscars Mar.3  USA  Fossett sets solo flight record Mar.16  Washington  Wolfowitz to run World Bank Jun.27   U.S. Supreme Court File-sharing suffers major defeat
Aug.19  Texas  Merck punished for faulty drug Sep.7  U.S. Congress  Bush seeks $50bn hurricane relief Sep.15  New Orleans  Bush vows 'biggest relief effort' Nov.26  Canada  $4.3bn deal to fight native poverty Dec.20   New York Strike shuts down NYC transit system  Millions of passengers are having to find a new way of getting to work and do their holiday shopping



North America, 2005 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2005 Feb.6   Florida Patriots win Super Bowl over Eagles
Feb.16   New York NHL cancel season Mar.3  USA  Fossett sets solo flight record Jun.23  Texas  Spurs dethrone Pistons Sep.10  New York  Clijsters claims first grand slam Sep.11  New York  Federer fights off brave Agassi Oct.26   Texas White Sox win Series over Astros



North America, 2005 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2005 Jan.14   Texas   Iraq jail abuse 'leader' guilty  Charles Graner, 36, accused of abuse at Abu Ghraib jail has been found guilty of mistreating detainees Feb.3   UN Oil-for-food head criticized  Inquiry chief Volcker says there is 'conclusive' evidence that the programme director had a 'conflict of interest' Feb.16  CIA  CIA links terror threat to Iraq Feb.17  Washington  Bush names Negroponte intelligence chief Mar.9   Southern California   Jackson's accuser in witness box  Gavin Arvizo, 15, has testified he slept in the singer's bedroom where they watched internet pornography together Mar.11  US Georgia  Defendant overpowers deputy, kills 3 Mar.16  Canada  Two cleared of Air India bombing Mar.21   Minnesota 10 dead in school shooting   A gunman, a local student, opened fire at a school in Minnesota. He is believed to be among the dead Apr.22  Washington  Moussaoui enters 9/11 guilty plea May.15   U.S. Senate Russians cited in oil-for-food probe
May.17   Miami Cuban 'bomber' arrested May.17  U.S. Senate  Galloway takes on US oil accusers Jun.1   UN Stephanides fired over oil scandal  Kofi Annan has sacked a senior official accused of serious misconduct over Iraq's oil-for-food program Jun.13   Southern California   Michael Jackson cleared on all counts
  A jury deliberated about 32 hours and acquit pop star of the child molestation, conspiracy and alcohol charges
Aug.8   UN Oil-for-food chief 'took bribes'
  Benon Sevan has been accused of taking kickbacks by a panel investigating corruption allegations
Sep.7  UN  Oil probe faults Annan over son Sep.26   Texas US soldier guilty of Iraq abuse Sep.28  Texas  Tom DeLay faces criminal charge Sep.30   USA CIA agent case reporter in court Oct.6   New York Warning of subway threat Dec.1   North Carolina US carries out 1,000th execution Dec.7   Miami Man killed after bomb claim at airport Dec.13   San Francisco Bay Area Nobel nominated gang leader executed  Convicted killer and Crips gang co-founder Stanley Tookie Williams executed at the state prison Dec.16   Washington Secret U.S. spy powers sparks anger



North America, 2005 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2005 Jan.3   Washington US presidents in tsunami aid plea
Jan.18  U.S. Senate  Rice grilled by Senate Jan.19  Washington  Tight security at inauguration Jan.20   Washington   Bush sworn in for second term
  Bush vows to fight world tyranny. President's closest political allies around the world moved to congratulate him
Jan.30  UN  World leaders praise Iraqi voter courage Feb.2   Washington   President speaks on state of nation  Bush discussed his plans to advance liberty in the world and protect opportunities for future generations Feb.3   UN Oil-for-food head criticized  Inquiry chief Volcker says there is 'conclusive' evidence that the programme director had a 'conflict of interest' Feb.15   Washington US warns Syria over Lebanon role Feb.17  Washington  Bush names Negroponte intelligence chief Mar.4  Washington  Bush: Syria get out of Lebanon Mar.16  Washington  Wolfowitz to run World Bank Mar.17  Washington  Belfast family encouraged by Bush talks Mar.18   Florida Patient's feeding tube removed  The feeding tube that keeps a brain-damaged Terri Schiavo alive has been taken out after a lengthy court battle Mar.20  U.S. Congress  Deadlock in right-to-die case Mar.20   UN   Annan seeks thorough UN overhaul  Secretary General has urged governments to endorse sweeping reforms of the organisation Mar.22  Florida  Judge denies bid to restore feeding tube Mar.29   UN Report: Annan didn't influence contract Mar.31   Florida Terri Schiavo has died
  The 41-year-old brain-damaged woman became the centerpiece of a national right-to-die battle
Apr.11   Washington Bush urges freeze on settlement May.11   U.S. Senate Names named in US Iraq oil report  A Senate report says 2 politicians from the UK and France were granted lucrative oil allocations by Saddam's Iraq May.15   Washington Newsweek backs off Quran story
  The report that U.S. interrogators desecrated copies of the Quran blamed for sparking violent riots in Afghanistan
May.15   U.S. Senate Russians cited in oil-for-food probe May.17  U.S. Senate  Galloway takes on US oil accusers May.18  Washington  U.S. presses for Uzbek probe May.25  FBI  FBI records detail Koran claims May.26   Washington Abbas meets Bush at White House May.31  Washington  Watergate's Deep Throat revealed Jun.1   UN Stephanides fired over oil scandal  Kofi Annan has sacked a senior official accused of serious misconduct over Iraq's oil-for-food program Jun.6  Florida  Controversy over U.S. intervention plan Jun.7  Washington  US and UK 'close to Africa deal' Jun.27   U.S. Supreme Court File-sharing suffers major defeat Jun.28   Canada Same-sex marriage approved Jul.1   U.S. Supreme Court Supreme Court justice O'Connor retires  Sandra Day O'Connor, 75, the first woman to serve on the US Supreme Court and a crucial centrist, is to retire Jul.3  Washington  Bush rejects Kyoto-style G8 deal Jul.3   USA Nasa probe strikes Comet Tempel 1 Jul.19   U.S. Supreme Court Bush names Roberts to Supreme Court Jul.26   Florida   Shuttle returns to space  Discovery roared into the skies as NASA returned to manned space flight for the first time since the Columbia disaster Aug.9   Southern California   Discovery returns safely to Earth
  The shuttle has touched down successfully at Edwards Air Force Base 54 minutes before dawn
Aug.12   Washington Bush warns Iran on nuclear plans Sep.2  USA  Bush condemns Katrina aid effort Sep.3   Virginia Chief Justice Rehnquist dies
  The Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court has died at his home in Virginia at the age of 80
Sep.7  U.S. Congress  Bush seeks $50bn hurricane relief Sep.8   New Orleans Flood survivors expelled by force  Police backed by troops have begun to use force to remove people from their homes Sep.9   Washington US emergency aid chief sidelined Sep.11  New York  US pauses to recall 9/11 attacks Sep.12   Washington   Emergencies chief steps down  Michael Brown, director of FEMA, has resigned following criticism over the response to Hurricane Katrina Sep.13   UN Gen. Assembly U.N. reform agenda watered-down Sep.14  UN  Kofi Annan urges bold UN reform Sep.16   UN Summit ends with mixed reviews  The largest gathering of world leaders in history achieved less than Kofi Annan had hoped Sep.17   UN Iran resolved to pursue nuclear program Sep.28  Texas  Tom DeLay faces criminal charge Sep.29   U.S. Senate Roberts confirmed as chief justice
  The Senate voted on the appointment of John Roberts as the next US Supreme Court chief justic
Sep.30   USA CIA agent case reporter in court Oct.4  UN  UN condemns Iraq charter change Oct.5  U.S. Senate  Senate backs detainee rights Oct.19   UN Annan pleads for more quake aid Oct.21  California  Bush: Hariri report 'deeply disturbing' Oct.24   Detroit Civil rights icon Parks dies
  She refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man and inspired the modern civil rights movement
Oct.25  UN  Draft demands Syrian cooperation Oct.28  UN Security Council  UN raps Iran's anti-Israel rant Oct.28   Washington   Lewis Libby quits Cheney office  chief-of-staff to Vice President has resigned after being charged with perjury over an investigation Oct.31   UN Security Council U.N. vote demands Syria cooperation  The Security Council has voted unanimously in favor of a resolution demanding Syria cooperate with the investigation Nov.1   Washington Bush unveils pandemic flu strategy Nov.26  Canada  $4.3bn deal to fight native poverty Nov.28   Canada Government thrown out  Prime Minister Martin's government has been ousted in a no-confidence vote. 3 opposition parties were united Nov.30   Washington Report: U.S. buys positive press in Iraq Nov.30  UN  Biggest annual appeal launched Dec.10   Canada Deal reached at climate conference Dec.16   Washington Secret U.S. spy powers sparks anger Dec.18  Washington  Bush hails Iraqi anti-terror role Dec.20  Washington  'Intelligent design' teaching ban Dec.22  House of Representatives  Bush suffers Patriot Act defeat