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ELIZABETH DOLE, president of the American Red Cross and wife of incoming Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, underwent surgery in a Boston hospital Tuesday to clear a blockage in an artery in her neck . . . A MODERATE EARTHQUAKE struck Tuesday morning near the central California town of Parkfield, where scientists have been studying how to predict quakes . . . AN EXPLOSION in Long Beach, Calif., demolished a partially vacant building, injuring 19 people and shattering windows three blocks away . . . CHINA has fined and deported more than 100 foreigners for capturing rare birds for export, the People's Daily reported.