Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Africa's affliction

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | Health officials call it an epidemic, folk doctors call it the plague, and church workers believe it is a divine opportunity. Can Africa beat AIDS?

Cover Stories

Common ground in Africa's AIDS war

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | Is it possible for a gay activist quilt-maker and "big missionary boots" to do battle together?

Cover Stories

Condom crazy

Cover Story | The UN pushes contraception to fight AIDS, ignoring Uganda's successful abstinence-preferred strategy

In this issue: "AIDS: Africa's affliction," Sept. 9, 2000

Features

Out with the old, in with the new

National | Jeremy Sewell, schooled at home in Falls Church, Va., scored 1,480 on his SAT and had a handful of colleges to choose from. The choice came down to Virginia's…

Give me Patrick Henry

By Lynn Vincent

National | New Christian college targets the Beltway

Presidential pedagogy

By Bob Jones

National | Bush, Gore spend more, but in different areas

Whatever it takes

By Lynn Vincent

National | Teaching the test, testing the parents, detaining the teachers, and other news from the world of education

Stemming an ethical tide

By Bob Jones

National | Arkansas congressman wages a lonely battle against the Clinton administration over stem-cell research

Brits go a step further

By R. Albert Mohler Jr.

National | We are the first species to have taken evolution into our own hands," claimed the late Carl Sagan. His words sounded chillingly prophetic last month when the…

High-tech market virus

By Chris Stamper

National | Investors fall prey to stock-price hoax; the so-called "digital divide" debunked; DVD pirates slapped

Making the grade

By The Editors

National | As kids return to the classroom for a new school year, WORLD reports on the struggles of parents, teachers, and policymakers who are trying to change the way…

A parent's right to choose

By Lynn Vincent

National | Educational choice gains momentum with the public and puts heat on schools to shape up or shut down

Reading, 'riting, red tape

By Lynn Vincent

National | Why are public schools spending almost as much on overhead as they are on in-classroom instruction?

Your cheating heart

By Gene Edward Veith

National | A new wave of academic dishonesty, among teachers as well as students

Dispatches

The Buzz

By The Editors

GOP gives in on minimum wage, gives up on tax relief Congressional cave-in Congressional Republicans buckled under election-year pressure and agreed to…

Ups & Downs of the Week

By The Editors

OPINION OF MARRIAGE: A new poll shows that nearly two out of three Americans say that strengthening families is more important than increasing job…

Faces

By The Editors

The Houston Eagles soared to victory in the First Annual Homeschool Baseball World Series, defeating the Atlanta Barons 7-4. Held in Nashville, Tenn., this…

No Comment Zone

By The Editors

"Your money or your life!" Fewer people faced that choice last year, according to the Justice Department, which last week reported that the violent-crime rate…

Quotables

If society can't do something to protect this kid, there is something wrong with that. Paul F. Walsh, district attorney in Attleboro, Mass., on why he went to…

Voices

The right to choose

By Joel Belz

Gun rights and educational choice: What's the difference?

Supreme wisdom

By Anne Morse

Honoring God in the grandparent wars

An ode to "e"

By Marvin Olasky

W* rar*ly notic* how d*p*nd*nt w* ar*

Mailbag

More than paper I was one of those hat-waving, foot-stompin', chair-standing, hoopin' and hollerin' (and now hoarse) Texas delegates at the Republican…

Culture

All kinds of evil

By Timothy Lamer

Culture | A regular guy's envy is no better than a rich man's greed

The Movies

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 movies in popularity as measured by box office receipts for the weekend of Aug. 27

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