February 26, 1998 in Nation/World

Milestones

 

Ten years ago: The Soviet Union’s hockey team clinched the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada.

Five years ago: A bomb built by a group of Islamic extremists exploded in the parking garage of New York City’s World Trade Center, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000.

One year ago: President Clinton defended White House fund-raising tactics as “entirely appropriate,” a day after the disclosure of documents putting Clinton at the center of all-out fund-raising efforts.

Israel’s Cabinet voted to build a new Jewish neighborhood in disputed east Jerusalem.


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