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Cover Story

Strong arms

by Roy Maynard

Cover Story | The shooting didn't start until after the "Amen." Three teenagers were mortally wounded, five others injured-one likely paralyzed-in a hail of gunfire from a…

In this issue: "School shooting," Dec. 13, 1997

Features

A reluctant warrior

International | I am not a photographer given to ambush. So the pictures sometimes come as memories, circling the edges of my own discomfort in Bosnia, wandering the ruins of…

How much longer?

By Mindy Belz

International | But U.S. and NATO military presence may be beneficial in one respect: stopping the forced Islamization of Bosnia

Congress '97: Happy trails or true grit?

By Bob Jones

National | Policy experts and advocates rate the accomplishments of the 1997 session of Congress

A lawyer and her client

By Cal Thomas

National | Attorney General Reno buys the White House more time

Dispatches

Quotables

Only you have the power to keep yourselves safe. President BILL CLINTON on the occasion of World AIDS Day in a "special message to young Americans." They were…

This Week

Generation next The day before he turned 95 last week, Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.) announced he would relinquish his chairmanship of the Senate Armed…

Columnists

Mailbag

Buddha or Mao? Does anyone ask, "What was Tibet like while the Dali Lama ruled?" ("Obligation to speak up," Nov. 8). It was an oppressive country where most…

Bedtime benediction

A child's sleep can be sweet even without sugarplums

Business or ministry?

By Joel Belz

I hope you'll always think of WORLD both ways

Ted's the man

By Marvin Olasky

Turner typifies all that modern journalism has become

Culture

Books: Incomplete confessions

By Roy Maynard

Books | The cleats just keep dropping for PK's Coach McCartney

Books: Mystery and morality

By F. W. Baue

Books | Well-written, if light, whodunit from a Christian publisher

Film: Ambulance chasers

By Chris Stamper

Movies | Grisham and Coppola put the U.S. legal system on trial

Culture Notes

Culture | Do NEA artists have no-strings-attached rights to tax money? The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the National Endowment for the Arts can be…

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