President Bill Clinton faced charges that he had lied under oath about having sexual relations in the Oval Office with a White House intern, Monica Lewinsky.  He was impeached by the House of Representatives.

Islamic terrorist organization “al-Qaeda”, linked to Osama bin Laden, attacked two U.S. embassies, killing 224 and wounding more than 4,500.

The United States continued “no-fly” zones over Iraq.