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Cover Story

Who'll be king of the Hill?

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | As the Bush-Gore race grabs the spotlight, 34 smaller contests will decide control of the Senate

In this issue: "Who'll be king of the Hill?," Oct. 7, 2000


'Joe, you can do better than that'

By The Editors

National | Cultural warrior William Bennett discusses with WORLD his "big disappointment" in his old friend and one-time co-warrior Joseph Lieberman: "There were days I…

Gore's gushers

By Cal Thomas

National | From oil to children's lullabies, the vice president shows that his penchant for the dishonest is Clinton-class

The spoilers

By Bob Jones

National | NADER, BUCHANAN: The majors of two of the minor parties acknowledge the 2000 race is a dry run for the future-that their main objective is party building. But…

Bad news blackout

By Tim Graham

National | Al Gore has had a difficult month, but viewers wouldn't know it by watching the big-network news programs

Electoral civil war

By Candi Cushman

National | Five incumbents knocked off as Vermonters battle over the state's civil union law

Stay just a little bit longer

By Candi Cushman

National | Airlines require Saturday night stayovers for discount fares, but family-friendly business travelers are starting to fight back

Alive: Wanted or not

By Lynn Vincent

National | Responding to judicial decisions that approved infanticide, the House moves to protect abortion survivors

The fanatical 15

By The Editors

National | Although Florida congressman Charles Canady's Born-Alive Infants Protection Act passed the House last week with only 15 dissenting votes, it remains…

Haunting memories

By The Editors

National | My name is Jill Stanek, and I'm a registered nurse who has worked in the labor and delivery department at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill., for the past five…

The skinny on Weigh Down

National | Bestselling author Gwen Shamblin's theological views prompt publisher, supporters to drop her like unwanted carbohydrates

Seething Jakarta

By Doug Bandow

International | Timor may have the eyes of the world, but conflicts threatening Indonesia are everywhere on the rise

Silver in Sydney

National | Swimming well is important, but in God's economy, Christ's "performance" determines value


The Buzz

By The Editors

FDA approves abortion pill, despite health risks RU CONCERNED? In a major victory for the abortion movement, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week…

Ups & Downs of the Week

By The Editors

Poverty: Liberal lobbyists claimed in 1996 that welfare reform would make more people poor-but Census Bureau statistics released on Sept. 26 showed the lowest…


By The Editors

Wearing a special rubber shoe to protect foot bones broken during training, 22-year-old Laura Wilkinson became the first American woman in 36 years to take…

No Comment Zone

By The Editors

Angel Lenin Iglesias Hernandez (far right) left Cuba aboard a single-engine crop-duster plane, owned by the government of Fidel Castro, taking with him nine…


The more time you spend listening to the lawyers and relatives ... you hear how much he loved her and wanted to take care of her. Philip Boesch Jr., the…


Consider the source

By Joel Belz

Journalists would do well simply to tell us where they're coming from

Spiritual adultery

By Timothy Lamer

A case of infidelity in the public square

Genuine pluralism

We should make room for all faiths in the public square

Beating the bearhug

By Marvin Olasky

The hard work of charitable choice is just beginning


Decoding DeCSS Regarding your article about DVD "piracy," DeCSS is not primarily used for making pirate copies of DVDs ("Net pirates walk the plank," Sept.


Computer Games

By The Editors

Culture | 1 MADDEN NFL 2001 Electronic Arts; $41; Playstation OBJECT Play virtual football. GIST This year's version of the popular NFL simulation with play-by-play…

Video Rentals

By The Editors

Culture | 1 ANY GIVEN SUNDAY $6.47 million 3 weeks in release $25.45 million to date CAST / DIRECTOR / STUDIO Al Pacino, Charlton Heston / Oliver Stone / Warner Bros.


By The Editors

Culture | Scoring system:10 points for first place, 9 for second, down to 1 for tenth, on the lists of the American Booksellers Association (independent, sometimes…

God and the academy

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Christians invented the university. Churches founded a good number of America's colleges. But for the last century, God has often been expelled from the…

Aren't they human embryos?

By Nancy R. Pearcey

Culture | They are, of course. But stem-cell research supporters persist in the discredited evolutionary argument that the embryonic life is something "less than human"

Risky business

By Chris Stamper

Culture | 3M reacts to controversy in a can; government recommends condoms to prevent what antibiotics can't cure; and a scientist believes he's found the next fat gene

Ready for prime time?

By Chris Stamper

Culture | The "gray gap," Washington on the Web, and a new technology marketers love but the market may not

Playing with fire

By Leah Driggers

Culture | Firefighter Ron Greer challenged the pro-gay climate in Madison, Wisconsin, and got burned

The right thing to do

By Les Sillars

Culture | Colorado activist is ready for more action

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