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A Plea For Tolerance And Human Rights First Lady Lauds Former Soviet Lands For Respecting Their Ethnic Diversity

First lady Hilary Rodham Clinton joins a group of Uzbek dancers during a tour of Registan Square in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on Friday during her Central Asia tour. Photo by Associated …

First Lady’s Plane Departs - Again

The four presidents who considered the Boeing 707 their flying White House probably never thought anyone would cross the former Soviet border in it to share American secrets for success. …

First Lady Visits Brazil Schoolchildren

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to children at the Antonio Manoel Alves de Lima public school Wednesday. Photo by Associated Press

Clinton Sees Young Faces Of Poverty President Visits Project Helping To Lift Kids Out Of Brazil’s Slums

President Clinton juggles the soccer ball with Brazilian soccer legend Pele at the Mangueira School. The Mangueira projects seeks to lift children out of slum life by building strong bodies …

No Sale: China Visit Yields Scant Results

For all his tough talk about trade, U.S. Commerce Secretary William Daley will return from his first trip to China with no deals in hand. Daley and China’s trade minister, …

Locke Walks A Tightrope In China Visit Governor Must Balance Business, Human Rights Issues


Locke, Wife To Trace China Connections Governor, With Trade Mission, Spouse Have Meandering Roots In Fabled Land

Gov. Gary Locke and his wife, Mona, will visit China next month. File/Associated Press

Albright’s Big Test What The Secretary Of State Says And Does On Her First Trip To The Mideast Will Be Scrutinized By Israelis And Palestinians Searching For Clues About American Intentions And Sympathies.

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s first trip to Mideast this week comes at a critical time in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. Photo by Associated Press

Locke To Visit Parents’ Hometown China Trip Will Be Mix Of Business And Personal

Gov. Gary Locke, the country’s first Chinese-American governor, said Tuesday that his trade mission to China next month will combine an emotional homecoming to his ancestral village with high-level government …

Pope Blasts Immigration Cuts He Says West Has Duty To Care For Needy From All Countries

Pope John Paul II wipes his forehead during Mass at the new Evry cathedral, France’s most modern church, in suburban Paris on Friday. Photo by Associated Press

Clinton Promises Poles Military Security

In a cobblestone square filled with cheering Poles, President Clinton brought a promise of Western military security to a nation tormented by tyranny throughout history. “Never again will your fate …

Dole In Romania

Bob Dole speaks as President Emil Constantinescu stands by Sunday. Photo by Associated Press

Choir’s Journey To Rome ‘Extraordinary Experience’

Our Lady of Lourdes choir is shown in front of St. Peter’s Basilica.

From Tees To Greens, Cruises Give Travelers Their Fill

Some of the world’s legendary golf courses are now the featured shore excursions on several cruises. On Seabourn Cruise Lines, passengers will be able to golf at the Monte Carlo …

Nostalgic Trip Home For Pontiff Frail Pope, 77, Celebrates Mass At His Favorite Mountain Retreat

Pope John Paul II points to the sky with his walking stick during Friday’s visit to southern Poland. Photo by Associated Press

Pope Asks Poles To Pray For Him

An emotional John Paul II, making what many Poles fear may be his last pilgrimage home, asked his countrymen to pray for him Monday so that he can lead the …

Pope Urges Poles To Seek Tolerance Asks His Countrymen To Find Peace Between Church, State

Pope John Paul II waves through the rain-covered windows of his popemobile. Photo by Associated Press

Pope Asks Reconciliation But Flags In Crowd Signal Rivalries In War-Torn Region

Pope John Paul II gives communion to a Bosnian Croat soldier Sunday in Sarajevo. Photo by Associated Press

N. Korea Wants Food Before Entering Talks U.S. May Send Additional Aid, But Not As Lure To Negotiations

On the brink of starvation, North Korea is demanding food as a precondition to peace talks, according to a delegation of U.S. senators who returned here from the North Korean …

Chinese Get Earful From Newt Speaker Critical Of China’s ‘Freedom’

It’s safe to say that students at the Foreign Affairs College of the People’s Republic of China probably haven’t heard many lectures like the one they heard Saturday from U.S. …

Under Spotlight, Gore Lacks Luster

Gore shakes hands with a soldier Saturday north of Seoul, South Korea. Photo by Associated Press

Chelsea Takes Center Stage She’s Poised, Articulate In Impromptu Q&A;

Chelsea Clinton stands with Mam Joan Koisiaga, director of the Olturoto Village, and other teens as they walk through the village. Photo by Associated Press

Gore Broaches Political Change With Students Speech Shifts Focus Of China Trip From Contracts To Political Reform

Vice President Al Gore, on a visit to Beijing to shore up U.S.-Chinese relations, delivered a veiled but unmistakable appeal Wednesday for political change in China in a speech to …

First Lady Presses For Women’s Rights

Hillary Rodham Clinton landed in male-dominated Zimbabwe on Friday with the message that a democratic government cannot succeed if it devalues women. “A democracy depends on the full integration of …

King Hussein To Pass Through Idaho Falls

King Hussein of Jordan is scheduled to fly into the Idaho Falls Municipal Airport today on his way to Jackson, Wyo. Hussein had postponed plans to arrive on Thursday, said …

Gorton Trade Trip Aided By Scrutinized Group Demos’ Controversial Huang Helped Found Thai Council

A Thai business group linked to the spreading controversy over Democratic campaign contributions helped fund a trade trip by Sen. Slade Gorton, R-Wash., to Thailand last November. The 12-day trip …

Gore Meets Mandela, Tutu

Vice President Al Gore saw the prison where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated, introduced the country’s first Peace Corps volunteers, and discussed “everything under the sun” with Desmond Tutu on the …

Albright Focuses On Nato Issues, Isolating Terrorists Secretary Of State Tries To Avoid Spat Between France And Italy

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright waves to reporters Sunday in Rome. Photo by Associated Press

Winter Remedies Two Retreats Tucked Away In The Pristine Cascade Wilderness Offer Respite From Seasonal Blues

1. A snowmobiler pauses to take in the stunning scenery of the Cascades. Photo by Nancy Sefton 2. Nestled among the snow-covered trees, Mountain Home Lodge looks like something straight …

Cross-Country Cuisine Montana’s Lone Mountain Ranch Offers Distinguished Dining For Winter Recreation Enthusiasts

1. Two cross-country skiers make their way past one of the cabins at Lone Mountain Ranch. Photo by Lone Mountain 2. Jean MacInnes runs the Bohart Ranch that offers a …