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Cover Stories

Voting record

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | During his service in Congress, Dick Cheney built a reputation as a solid, all-around conservative. Here's how three leading conservative watchdog groups…

Cover Stories

Linked to Cheney

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | In picking a loyal running mate who unites Republican factions, but brings little electorally to the GOP ticket, George W. Bush signaled confidence that he…

In this issue: "Bush picks Cheney as VP," Aug. 5, 2000


Doing business with a dictator

By Mindy Belz

International | The stunning escape of Andy Morales and thousands of other lesser-knowns from Cuba each year should hinder the lurch toward normalizing relations between the…

Going, going, gone!

By Mindy Belz

International | From home run hero to hero on the run, Andy Morales finally reaches his "field of dreams"

King of the Web?

By Chris Stamper

National | Stephen King sells an online story, the FBI tries e-mail surveillance, and other technology news

Stubbing out freedom

By Cal Thomas

National | Florida's tobacco jury gives other legal businesses 144.8 billion reasons to worry that they might be the next grand prize in the class-action liability…

'Stop pretending'

By Candi Cushman

National | The growing strip-club scene preys on vulnerable young women, but a backlash is brewing



If we can save black bears, we can save babies. Louisiana State Rep. Shirley Bowler, on controversy over the state's "Choose Life" specialty license plate…

No-Comment Zone

By The Editors

Fifteen days of peace summitry at Camp David broke up without an agreement between Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Mr.

Ups & Downs of the Week

By The Editors

American athletes: Golf's Tiger Woods and bicycling's Lance Armstrong continued to dominate their sports last week. Mr. Woods, 24, won the British Open,

The Buzz

By The Editors

General mills apologizes for giving away Scripture Sorry for the Bible More than 12 million boxes of General Mills cereal-each containing a CD version of the…


How big is too big?

By Joel Belz

In government, as elsewhere, less is actually more

Today's Great Escape

By Marvin Olasky

Bureaucracy-busters help turn a drug alley into a park

Declaring independence

By Andrée Seu

This literary revolution embraced a dependence upon self


Happy reading We enjoyed "The Nifty 50" picks and comparing them to our own family favorites (July 1). I was surprised and pleased to see The Great Gilly…


Video Rentals

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 videos in popularity as measured by rental receipts for the week ended July 16

The lifestyle left's party

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Democrats have moved from moral idealism to moral cynicism

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