- U.S. military officials vow to "examine our consciences" for steps to prevent future deaths of Iraqi civilians in allied bombing attacks after scores apparently perished in a targeted Baghdad building said to house a key Iraqi military unit.

- A U.S. official says Saddam Hussein has a major military communications center below the al-Rashid Hotel in Baghdad but it will not be targeted for allied bombing because of the civilian occupants.- A California congresswoman, citing the needs of "innocent children," is urging the Pentagon to exempt single military parents and one parent of a military couple from duty in the Persian Gulf.

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