Eugene Uyeyama appeared to have it all. After 12 years, the woman of his dreams had finally said “yes,” and married him. He and his new bride, Michele, had just returned from a luxurious two-week Caribbean cruise, and were looking forward to their first Christmas as husband and wife.By PAUL KAIHLA18 min
Meet Dr. Keith Martin, a man who admits that his closest friends consider him “absolutely, completely nuts.” Four years ago, Martin, a then-32-year-old physician, relished his thriving medical practice in Victoria and six-figure income, and found added fulfilment in such activities as occasional trips to a war-torn part of Africa to work in a field hospital.By Anthony Wilson-Smith12 min
Gold comes in two forms in the wedding cake town of Baden-Baden, perched on the edge of Germany’s Black Forest in the Rhine River valley. There is the scalding, mineral-laced water that explodes out of the earth and trickles back down the mountainside into tiled spas, to be marketed as an elixir for aches and ailments.By BRUCE WALLACE10 min
Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, spring home of the St. Louis Cardinals, is one of the prettier Florida ball parks, especially when it is sunny and 28° C, with a breeze tousling the palm fronds beyond the outfield fences. But neither the weather nor the pleasant view of Tampa Bay were what brought hundreds of fans out early to watch batting practice.By JAMES DEACON7 min
Elections, some people say, are tough and gruelling businesses,” declared Tory Prime Minister John Major, standing in warm spring sunshine outside 10 Downing Street last week as he kicked off what will be Britain’s longest general election campaign in 70 years.By BRUCE WALLACE6 min
Among elite-level skaters, Stojko has always been a little bit different. First, there are his unskaterly pastimes—riding dirt bikes and earning a black belt in karate. Then there is his skating, which has often been criticized for sacrificing artistry to jumpingjack athleticism.By D'ARCY JENISH5 min
The election isn’t going to be the cakewalk Jean Chretien’s troops hoped it would be. The voters’ bitchy mood and the determination of four opposition leaders to make their presence felt could even reduce the Liberals to a minority mandate.By Peter C. Newman4 min
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