November 6, 2000 |
In a grueling, last-minute effort to win crucial support for the Democratic ticket, Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman raced Sunday from the sun-washed canyons of the Southwest to the misty forests of the Northwest, rallying voters in the first half of a marathon two-day campaign swing. Lieberman repeated his call for an infusion of more faith in public life, echoing the religious themes that he laid out when he kicked off his campaign for vice president in August.
December 10, 1998 |
Denmark has more food per person than any other country, while Somalia has the least, according to a new world "food map" released by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. The map illustrates the nutritional intake in 177 countries from 1994 to 1996. After Denmark, the countries with the most food are Portugal followed by Ireland, the United States and Greece, while Eritrea, Afghanistan, Burundi and Mozambique are among the hungriest.
March 11, 1995 |
For many residents of the California gold country, the abandoned ore mills and rusting mine machinery that dot the green hills are cherished icons of a storied past. The relics are part of the lure of the Sierra Nevada foothills, where the look and feel of the Gold Rush era has helped attract thousands of new residents, making it one of the state's fastest-growing regions in the last decade.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 1993 |
Although I was a declared candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination for much of 1991 and 1992, as things turned out mine was never reported as a center-stage candidacy. Nevertheless, I did manage to participate with Bill Clinton and other "major" Democratic candidates in a half dozen forums, including several regional debates televised on C-SPAN or PBS affiliates. A few million Americans heard me speak at least once. Nearly 100,000 actually voted for me.
July 28, 1992 |
Economic superpower Japan is suffering a crisis of confidence. Despite an economy that appears healthy by Western standards and aggressive government actions to promote growth, business leaders and consumers remain mired in pessimism. The latest sign of malaise came Monday when the stock market tumbled to a six-year low despite the Bank of Japan's decision to cut the discount rate on loans to banks half a percentage point to 3.25%--a month before the cut was expected.
March 15, 1992 |
Every day, Leah Layne asks if there's a doctor in the house. The answer is nearly always the same for the health administrator who is trying to lure physicians to the Columbia Basin. She and many of her colleagues are finding it difficult to attract doctors to an area where salaries are low, equipment is older and the workload is often heavy. In her search she has reached years into the future.