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Cover Stories

Gunman's family: 'What happened'?

by Edward E. Plowman

Cover Story Sidebar | Pastor Don Marxhausen of St. Philip's Lutheran Church officiated at a private service for Dylan Klebold attended by 13 relatives and friends at a funeral home…

Cover Stories

For the record: Timeline of tragedy

by Edward E. Plowman

Cover Story Sidebar | By most accounts, the deadly rampage at 1,900-student Columbine High School began about 11:15 a.m. on April 20-Hitler's birthday, as hardly anyone knew or…

Cover Stories

Faith at gunpoint

by Edward E. Plowman

Cover Story | By life and by death, powerful messages and images of faith emanated from Littleton and neighboring communities in the southwestern quadrant of Denver's…

In this issue: "Columbine: Teenage martyr," May 8, 1999


In search of an enemy

By Bob Jones

National | NATO's party upstaged by conflict

Knee deep in the big muddy

By Mindy Belz

International | "If I were president of the United States and I wanted to start World War III, I would do exactly as this president has done [in Yugoslavia]." That is the…


The good old days

By Chris Stamper

The Fab Four when Sean Connery was young, five years of Internet "spam," and Scooby Dooby Doo


Part of growing up is learning how to control one's impulses. Hillary Clinton, as the president stood nearby, in a speech advocating more gun control in…

News & Reviews

MGM hopes to put the basketball diaries out of bounds Double dribble After the Littleton massacre, MGM tried to close the book on The Basketball Diaries and its…


The youth anti-culture

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | A society that teaches its children to be anti-social is committing cultural suicide

Books: Tribute and confession

By Roy Maynard

Books | Together, two bestsellers show that the test of character is how we respond when things get tough

Music: Before the music died

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Popular music has gone from Fats Domino and Johnny Cash to Cradle of Filth



Sowing blood It concerns me that the president has involved America in a civil war in the Balkans that has lasted for centuries over religious and national…

Prodigal daughters

By Marvin Olasky

Mother's Day and salvation: Better late than never

Covenant promises

By Russ Pulliam

In this day of easy promises, there are some you can bank on

Our daily Psalms

By Joel Belz

No wonder this was the first book the Puritans printed

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