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Clinton To Hold Town Meeting In Billings

The White House confirmed Friday that President Clinton will stay in Billings overnight next week and hold a town meeting to talk with Montanans. Joshua Silverman of the White House …

Good Feelings As Clinton Meets With Ukraine Chief Economic Reform, Eliminating Nuclear Weapons Earns Praise

Ukrainian Presiden Leonid Kuchma welcomes President Clinton. Photo by Associated Press

Position For Summit Made Plain U.S. Won’t Tolerate Russia Helping Iran With Nuke Program

Secretary of State Warren Christopher Thursday sternly warned that the Clinton administration would be unsatisfied with any Russian nuclear cooperation with Iran as he laid out a sober and “businesslike” …

Hood River Valley Fruit Trees Are Coming Into Bloom

The Seattle Aquarium hosts whale watching throughout April

Flight Delayed? Relax And Join The Club

Hundreds of thousands of this county’s most frequent fliers swear by them, fax from them, schmooze and snooze in them. But for most vacation travelers, an airline membership lounge still …

Cruise Along Alaska’s Wild Shores A Number Of Companies Are Catering To The Growing Popularity Of “America’s Last Frontier’

Bigger doesn’t always mean better. Cruising on smaller ships means more time to see unspoiled wilderness and wildlife. Alaska Special Expeditions photo.

Poor Women Describe Success To First Lady

Hillary Rodham Clinton said she came to the Indian subcontinent to learn, and her teachers on Monday were the women of a tiny Hindu village. They taught her how to …

First Lady Accused Of Avoiding Issues

At the most lavish event of her South Asian journey, first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton surveyed her palace dinner guests earlier this week from a raised, white marble pavilion that …

From Behind Bulletproof Panels, Leaders Hail Peace Clinton And Aristide Celebrate The Start Of Democracy In Haiti

President Clinton chats with U.S. soldiers relaxing in a kiddie pool. Photo by Associated Press

Chelsea Lets Her Hair Down In India First Lady, A More Relaxed And Confident First Daughter Stick Close During 12-Day Tour

Chelsea Clinton visits the Taj Mahal with her mother, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Photo by Associated Press

First Lady, Chelsea Travel To South Asian Countries

The Clintons get a quick look at the wonders of Egypt on way to Pakistan. Photo by Associated Press

Vice President Arrives In Egypt On Trip To Promote Mideast Talks

Vice President Al Gore arrived here Sunday on the first leg of a five-nation trip to strengthen ties with American allies in the Middle East in advance of crucial peace …

Nagasaki Now Curiosity Seekers Are More Than Pleasantly Rewarded By The Beauty Of This Comeback City

1. With steep hills and ridges that overlook a fjord-like harbor, Nagasaki rivals the ports of Hong Kong and San Francisco for natural beauty. Photos by Jon Krakauer/Universal Press Syndicate …

Vegas Hotels Are Entertainment In Themselves Competition Is High As Las Vegas Hotels Turn To The ‘Wacky’ Themes In The Fight To Fill The Growing Dozens Of Rooms

Luxor Hotel’s elevators climb the pyramid’s interior.

The Jewel Of St. Lucia Get Off The Airplane Shuttle Too Soon And You’ll Miss The Spectacular Southwest Coast

1. (Color)The main dock at Soufriere, pictured after a tropical storm, offers a feel for the local community. Above, sulfur springs are evidence of local volcanic activity. 2. (Color)The new …

Remote Town Of Stehekin Leads A Simpler, Quieter Life Leave The Chaos Of The World For Solitude Of Cascades

1. It’s a real community effort by Stehekin residents as they unload supplies from the passenger boat. Photo by Larry W. Earl/ Special to the Spokesman-Review 2. Ranger Curt Erianson …

Pope Ends Asian Tour With Controversy Buddhist Prelates Boycott Meeting With John Paul Ii In Sri Lanka

Pope John Paul II ended his 11-day tour on a note of controversy Saturday when Buddhist leaders boycotted a meeting with him to protest his views of their religion. Six …

Travel-Weary Pope Appeals For End To War In Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga glances toward a very weary Pope John Paul II during welcoming ceremonies Friday. Photo by Associated Press