LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rep. Gary Condit made a rare appearance on national television as his Democratic re-election campaign draws to a close, shrugging off questions about Chandra Levy and expressing confidence about his chances of winning.
Condit steadfastly refused to discuss the nature of his relationship with the missing intern and said media attention should be focused on the law enforcement efforts.
"It's about a missing person and somebody knows. Somebody knows what happened," Condit said on CNN's "Larry King Live" on Monday.
Condit, 53, is running for re-election in the 18th Congressional District in central California. But his battered image in the wake of the Levy disappearance has made for an uphill fight, and he is seen as the underdog against protege Assemblyman Dennis Cardoza.
Levy, 24, vanished without a trace as she was preparing to move home to Modesto after her internship ended at the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.
Washington police sources have said Condit admitted he had an affair with Levy the third time he was questioned. Law enforcement officials have said he is not a suspect in the disappearance.
Hughes lands on Wheaties box
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Sarah Hughes' performance landed her on the Olympics podium with a gold medal -- and also put her on boxes of Wheaties.
The cereal company said Monday that it will make the 18-ounce package available in March. Hughes joins fellow figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi, the 1980 U.S. men's hockey team and others on the famed orange box, which began its association with athletes in the 1930s.
"Winning a gold medal is something that I've dreamed about for most of my life," said Hughes, 16. "To top it off, now I have my own Wheaties box."
Chelsea upstages movie stars
LONDON (AP) -- Chelsea Clinton upstaged movie stars at the London premiere of "The Shipping News," signing autographs for fans outside the Mayfair cinema.
The daughter of former President Clinton was accompanied by her American boyfriend Ian Klause at the charity screening Monday of the film that stars Judi Dench and Kevin Spacey.
Clinton, 21, a student at Oxford University, stopped to chat to members of the public who had gathered outside the premiere.
She enrolled in the prestigious university last year to study international relations for a master's degree.
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