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Cover Story

Not in a party mood

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | He had the reputation of never wanting to miss a party, but Russia's Boris Yeltsin somberly called it quits on New Year's Eve. Mr. Yeltsin's surprise…

In this issue: "The Morning After," Jan. 15, 2000

Features

'Feeling a little let down'

By Chris Stamper

National | Y2K doomsayers disappointed as the new century arrives without a serious glitch

After Boris and Bill: a back-to-basics policy?

By Mindy Belz

International | Foreign affairs over the past two years have received far less American attention than domestic ones. But some questions should be addressed: As the unrivaled…

Dispatches

News & Reviews

By The Editors

Relatives of Cuban exile boy angered over U.S. decision to send 6-year-old back to Castro The battle for Elian Last week as Elian Gonzalez got ready for…

Quotables

I saw how politically deft she was, and I was not completely seduced by that.... That whole thing about the clemency with the Puerto Rican terrorists and how…

Voices

Mailbag

Farmers respond The Freedom to Farm Act and subsidies have not kept food prices up as you claim ("Farm reform fumble," Dec. 11); it is the retailers and food…

Pro-life priorities

By Marvin Olasky

Abortionists, not scared mothers, are the opponents

Showing up

By Mindy Belz

In many ugly situations, those abroad appreciate Americans

Mainstreaming malarkey

By Joel Belz

Being wrong on Y2K may do damage to everything we say

Culture

The Movies

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 movies in popularity as measured by box office receipts from 12/31/99 to 1/2/2000

Tolkien: the movie

By Roy Maynard

Culture | Despite his track record, the director promises that The Lord of the Rings will be done right

Searching for style

By Chris Stamper

Culture | Trendy toasters and brushes, e-cards, and the last cowboy hero

The future is now

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | The millennial letdown reminds us why most human predictions are wrong

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