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Cover Story

The lights went out in Georgia

Cover Story | "IT WAS LIKE A BATTLEFIELD": Winter twisters take the South by surprise, claiming lives and testing the mettle of a community

In this issue: "Georgia twisters," Feb. 26, 2000

Features

Abolish the chaplaincy

By Timothy Lamer

National | Congressmen should look to churches for pastoral care

Calm before the storm?

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Methodist church leaders in California refuse discipline for ministers who carried out lesbian "weddings"; non-action sets the stage for a huge showdown in…

Child's play

By Chris Stamper

National | Wintertime Web prank prompts tightening-up among e-tailers; too much of a good thing brings one start-up site to its knees; and even non-tech companies are…

Can't have it both ways

By Cal Thomas

National | Mrs. Clinton protests the politicization of her religious views, but so what? Her religious views are political

Just the facts, please

By J. Budziszewski

National | Plenty of scientific evidence against Darwinism exists, but Darwinists tenaciously defend their dogma

Science vs. science

By Lynn Vincent

National | The debate over the teaching of evolution isn't just in Kansas anymore, as other states take up the issue. While these battles make headlines, they are the…

A Chronology: Elian, from the high seas t the highest offices in the land

By Mindy Belz

International | NOV 22, 1999: Juan Miguel Gonzalez telephoned Lazaro Gonzalez, his uncle in Miami, to inform him that his former wife Elisabet and son Elián were on their…

The icon and a judge

By Mindy Belz

International | Tossed by the waves of the Atlantic, roiled by ugly international politics, Elián finally gets his day in court

Dispatches

Quotables

As funny as it sounds, they got married and now it's time to get to know each other. Fox television executive Mike Darnell, creator of the network's two-hour…

The Buzz

By The Editors

AMERICAN BEAUTY, THE INSIDER, THE CIDER HOUSE RULES, THE GREEN MILE Oscar's PC lineup Anti-suburban, anti-smoking, pro-abortion: This year's leading nominees…

Reviews

Video Rentals

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 videos in popularity as measured by rental receipts for the week ended Feb. 6

The mom on the dollar

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Sacagawea may be PC to some, but she is also a patriotic symbol

The Movies

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 movies in popularity as measured by box office receipts from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6

Voices

Mailbag

A no-brainer If a doctor cannot sign a death certificate until the heart has stopped beating, doesn't it make sense even by the simplest of this world's views…

Would-be peacemaker

By Joel Belz

But who has done more to polarize America?

One fine day

By Marvin Olasky

Without a computer, what's an editor to do?

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