CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1989 |
Weary of the frenetic pace of his sales job, Steve Juggert set out a year ago today for the back roads of Western Europe and the Middle East on a journey of self-discovery. The 30-year-old Orange man began his trip in Spain, carrying with him only a backpack, a camera and a note pad in which to chronicle his adventures. In his only letter home, postmarked Dec.
April 15, 2007 |
Bombings in Algeria and Morocco and other militant activity across North Africa have put U.S. and European authorities on alert that their interests in the region may be targeted for attack, officials say. On Saturday, two brothers with explosives-laden belts blew themselves up in Morocco's largest city, Casablanca, injuring one woman. Moroccan authorities later arrested at least one man suspected of being linked to the bombings, according to the official MAP news agency. The U.S.
October 20, 1992
It's hard to zap through the television channels anywhere on the planet without quickly running into an American program. Yakut reindeer herders in Siberia tune into rebroadcasts of NBA basketball. Richard Dean Anderson, star of the U.S. action series "MacGyver," is a hero in much of Asia, and Spanish-speaking "Los Simpsons" are a hit in South America. In some countries of Europe, U.S. programs constitute fully half the national TV fare.