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Rowers Rescued From North Sea

Two Norwegians who tried to row across the North Sea were picked up by a fishing vessel Thursday. The two men were “distressed and dehydrated” when they were rescued by …


Prince Andrew Will Visit Seattle, Tour Navy Bases, Boeing

Prince Andrew is scheduled to arrive in Seattle on Sunday for a three-day visit to tour Navy bases at Bangor and Whidbey Island, Boeing facilities in Everett and Seattle and …


Jetboat Helps Passengers Mine Metaline Area History Box Canyon Resort Owners Finding Interest In River Trip

Diane Bastin photographs a historic power plant from the tour boat. Photo by John Craig/The Spokesman-Review


Germans Are Urged To Sacrifice Pope Ends Visit Stressing Personal Responsibility

A German nun watches the papal procession in Berlin. Photo by Associated Press


Cost Of Prince’s Visit To Canada Questioned

Prince Charles ended his Canadian tour Monday with a helicopter trip to one of the poorest regions of the country, where some residents questioned the cost of his weeklong trip. …


Crash Ends Trip Across The World Spokane Bicyclist Run Over By Truck In Florence

John Verd had bicycled more than 7,500 miles before his crash. File/The Spokesman-Review


Prince’s Visit Sparks Debate On Monarchy

The Prince of Wales toured this wintry gateway to Canada’s agricultural heartland Thursday during a weeklong trip to Canada which many are treating as a Canadian audition by the heir …


First Lady Urges Religious Tolerance Christian, Muslim And Jewish Leaders Gather To Meet With Her

Visiting a crossroad of world religions, Hillary Rodham Clinton urged people of all faiths Thursday to be more tolerant and “stand against those who would use and misuse religion.” With …


Tipper Gore Coming To Spokane Next Week

Tipper Gore, wife of the vice president, is coming to Spokane next week to campaign for the re-election of her husband, Al, and his running mate Bill Clinton. Gore’s visit, …


Pope Urges Guatemala To End Civil War ‘I Come As The Pilgrim Of Love And Hope,’ Pontiff Says

Pope John Paul II opened his first visit to Central America in 13 years on Monday by exhorting Guatemalans to end their 35-year civil war - the region’s last and …


Violence Won’t Keep Pope From Visiting

A leading Roman Catholic prelate said Thursday that recent outbursts of violence will not deter Pope John Paul II from visiting Nicaragua on his regional tour next week. Cardinal Miguel …


American Delegation Visiting Cuba

Rep. Joe Moakley, D-Mass., and a delegation of about two dozen Americans left Tuesday for Cuba with hopes of improving the climate for a more normal relationship with the island. …


Clinton Brings Praise, Treats To U.S. Soldiers In Bosnia

Clinton addresses troops Saturday at the Tuzla air base. Photo by Associated Press


Getting Away From It All Looking For An Escape From The Traffic And Crowds? Then Head For The High Ground Above Priest Lake

The only sounds are a soft ticking as my snowmobile’s engine cools and the gentle hiss of a breeze sliding over snow-covered slopes. We are high above Priest Lake on …


Nelson: Different Country, Different Culture And Different Outlook

It happened again the other day. There I was, telling someone about some neat spots in Canada, and this person ‘fessed up that she had never been there. “How long …


Gingrich Brings Out Right And Left Republicans Turn Out In Tukwila; Democrats Rally In Seattle

Gingrich plays a crowd in Tukwila, Wash., Wednesday. Photo by Associated Press


Frostbite Cuts Short Antarctic Journey

A Norwegian adventurer aborted a record-setting solo ski trek across Antarctica on Saturday, blaming severe frostbite. Five days after leaving the South Pole for the second lap of the transcontinental …


Clinton Reschedules Japan Trip For April

President Clinton will travel to Tokyo in April to meet with Japan’s leaders in an effort to improve strained relations with the United States. Clinton had canceled such a trip …


Chenoweth Still Against Deployment Mission To Bosnia Doesn’t Change Her Opposition To U.S. Involvement

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‘We Will Stand With You’ Clinton Compares Civil War With Northern Ireland

President Clinton reaches into the crowd to greet well-wishers after switching on the Christmas lights at City Hall of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Photo by Associated Press


Hitting The Road The Holiday Ritual Of Piling The Kids Into The Car For Family Visits Needs To Be Figured Into The Fun

A working part of any family holiday season is that special time when over the highway and off the ramps to some other house you go. Making somewhat of a …


Gesture Means A Lot First Lady Makes Purchase In Santiago Public Market

Hillary Clinton visits a street market, accompanied by her Chillean counterpart, Mara Larraechea. Photo by Associated Press


Fish Costa Rica Without Getting Soaked With A Little Preparation, Central American Paradise Can Be A Good Deal Too

1. A crocodile basks on the bank of the Rio Sierpe in Costa Rica. Crocs are among the varied and exotic flora and fauna that await visitors to the region. …


Exotic On A Budget Backwaters Of Costa Rica Boast Fish And Economy

Fishing guide pushes boat through shallow channel in Costa Rica in April.


Clintons Stop In Idaho Falls Party’s ‘Worker Bees’ Get To Meet First Family

About 50 Idaho Democrats got a chance to meet with President Clinton and his family, and party officials say they tried to give rank-and-file workers a chance to visit with …


Ride Turned Into 2,000-Mile Trip Kentucky Teen Accidentally Locked Inside Railroad Car

Mike Wright jumped a train near his home in western Kentucky, planning to ride a mile or two into town for some candy and soda. The 17-year-old didn’t get his …


As Budget Crisis Grows, Officials Go On A Junket Commissioners’ Trip Will Cost At Least $4,000 At A Time When The County Is Going Broke

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Hazel O’Leary Travels In High Style Gets First-Class Seats, Top Hotels

U.S. Energy Secretary Hazel O’Leary defends her department against budget-cutting proposals by portraying herself as a master economizer in government - reducing her work force, boosting efficiency and saving money. …


Picture This… Professional Photographers Share Ideas Of How To Capture The Spirit Of Time And Place

1. Enchanted light over California’s Owen River by Galen Rowell: “This is not a found photograph but a created one.” Photo by Galen Rowell/ Mountain Light Photography 2. Designs in …


Smooth Out Family Air Travel With Good Planning

Family travel can be fun and exciting for kids and parents alike, but summer is also an especially busy time at airports everywhere. If your family’s summer travel includes flying, …