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Cover Story

No place like home

by Roy Maynard

Cover Story | New adoption law aims to place more kids more quickly

In this issue: "Washington Gets One Right," Dec. 6, 1997

Features

Where's the beef?

By Mindy Belz

International | A tin of beef is a tin of beef? Not so. The canned beef shipped to North Korea more than a year ago by the Mennonite Central Committee is actually the stuff…

The tin-cup tyranny

By Mindy Belz

International | In a communist famine, the military never misses a meal

The diversity diversion

By Cal Thomas

National | Clinton pushes another nonacademic subject on the schools

No little people IV

National | It has been said by many that there is not a social problem in America that is not being solved somewhere, somehow, by someone. Nowhere is the truth of that…

Dispatches

Quotables

I don't need forgiveness from people. The one person I needed to get forgiveness from, I got a long time ago-that was God. But I needed to apologize. Former…

This Week

Cuba libre The anti-communist Cuban exile leader who dreamed of one day becoming president of Cuba died last weekend at 58 after a bout with lung cancer.

Columnists

Lead us not into temptation

By Joel Belz

If you can't finish this hard journey, don't start down the road

Traveling mercies

By Marvin Olasky

From animal stories to Jane Austen with testosterone

The first advent

By Janie B. Cheaney

The wonders of God's coming to bless his people

Mailbag

Cromwell's answer WORLD's recent coverage of the widespread persecution of Christians reminded me of historical accounts of how one great Christian leader…

Culture

Books: Reagan, father and son

By Arsenio Orteza

Books | An admirer revises revisionists, a son brings back the legacy

Books: The problem of pain

By George Grant

Books | How God works in suffering, by someone who knows

Film: Fox Disnifies history

By Chris Stamper

Movies | Anastasia: Russian Revolution without the bloodbath

Culture Notes

Culture | Veith's believe it or not A campaign against Christmas commercialism hit a roadblock when the TV networks refused to sell ads for a "Buy Nothing Day."

Interactive: Virtual sub-creation

Culture | Two top computer games were made by Christians

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