Hughes-North Reunion 2003
In the Year 2003
U.S. Secretary of State Powell presents Iraq war rationale to UN, citing its WMD as imminent threat to world security (Feb. 5).
U.S.-backed "road map" for peace
proposed for Middle East (April 30).
The U.S. declares official end to
combat operations in Iraq (May 1).
Terrorists strike in Saudi Arabia killing 34 at Western compound; Al-Queda suspected (May 12).
Funny Cide wins the Kentucky Derby.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix , the sixth installment in the wildly popular series, hit the shelves in June and rocketed up the best-seller lists