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Cover Stories

Witness to history

Cover Story | Thursday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. "This is do-able," I reassure myself, stepping into the queue of hopefuls anticipating a glimpse of Friday's U.S. Supreme Court…

Cover Stories

A judge a day keeps defeat away

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | Last week the U.S. Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court, a U.S. appeals court, two Florida circuit courts, and others as well all played roles as Al Gore…

In this issue: "Mad Dash," Dec. 16, 2000


Director's cut

By Chris Stamper

National | A new way to edit home movies, a new college expense, and other technology news

Understanding MOUs

By Mindy Belz

International | Wrangling continues over the Memorandum of Understanding, which was designed to bring nongovernmental relief to southern Sudan. Project director Wolfgang…

Out of Africa

By Mindy Belz

International | After spending $60 million over the last decade to help southern Sudan, World Vision pulled out in a dispute with rebels who control some of the most…

Blue Nile legacy

By Mindy Belz

National | After Harvey Stranske sank a sandpoint filter in the clay-red river flowing near Wadega, he pumped water into a garden by the riverbank. It ran clear and…

Daniel of the year

By Mindy Belz

National | While the battle over presidential election results dominates our domestic news, persecution for religious belief continues around the world. That spiritual…



I think Clueless was very deep. I think it was deep in the way that it was very light. I think lightness has to come from a very deep place if it's true…

No Comment Zone

By The Editors

Republican Senate leaders forced a vote on a bill to make it harder for people to erase debts in bankruptcy court. President Clinton has promised a veto. The…

The Buzz

By The Editors

Scholarships for those 'other than heterosexual' proliferate Deviance pays What does it take to earn a scholarship these days? Academic achievement, community…


Higher hurdles

By Joel Belz

When making it harder to vote is a very good thing


Partial-birth election Democrats desperate to overturn the election have resorted to personifying votes, claiming that the "voices" of set-aside votes have…

Save us from spin

By Marvin Olasky

Media offer too much punditry, too little pavement pounding



By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling nonfiction hardbacks as measured by placement on four leading lists as of Dec. 5

Can't buy me love

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Amid opulence, many face Christmas present blues

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