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How to do it right

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | George W. Bush has emphasized that his administration will not try to control or limit the independence of religious institutions-and yet, government grants…

Cover Stories

In from the cold

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | From emotional high to high-wire act in 48 hours: That was the pilgrim's progress last week of President Bush's proposals to bury an official secularism…

In this issue: "Walking the tightrope," Feb. 10, 2001


Shedding light

By Chris Stamper

National | Easier breast-cancer screening; taking the edge off jet lag; counterfeit drugs seep into U.S. market

Hanging together

National | Many married couples who work through their problems wind up glad they didn't divorce

Marriage merger

By Lynn Vincent

National | Some on the left are joining forces with the cultural right to fight divorce, but America's divorce culture remains very strong

Saying 'nope' to hope

National | Government red tape has held up an urgently needed California rescue mission project for five years



You can make a Seinfeld episode about this. Airline customer service representative Kris Hansen, on a $200,000 sculpture planned for a corner of a parking…

The No Comment Zone

By The Editors

Authorities evacuated over 11,000 students from De Anza College in Cupertino, Calif., after discovering that a student allegedly planned an elaborate mass…

The Buzz

By The Editors

Aftermath in India: a double tragedy could end with more than 20,000 dead 'A one-two punch' Round a corner and there is nothing worse to see, there is only…



By Joel Belz

Sometimes worldview is most evident when tragedy strikes

Faith-based Fab Four

By Marvin Olasky

President Bush's new appointees face big challenges

Noble aspirations

By Andrée Seu

The quest for a better sandwich to the glory of God


Sweet justice As a Missourian, I am extremely proud of John Ashcroft and his record, and I think that he will make an outstanding attorney general ("Under…


Video Rentals

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 videos in popularity as measured by rental receipts for the week ended Jan. 21

Children's Books

By The Editors

Culture | 1 A Year Down Yonder Richard Peck PLOT It's 1937 and 15-year-old Mary Alice's father is out of work, so she must leave Chicago to live with her grandmother…

Rated E for evil

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Some entertainment goes far beyond sex and violence

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