Table of Contents

Cover Story

Making a killing

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | Prosecutors charge that a reputed Mafia boss ran a sprawling criminal empire from his legal abortion business. As his trial gets underway, WORLD looks at the…

In this issue: "Untouchable?," April 7, 2001

Features

No more free lunch?

By Chris Stamper

National | Napster usage drops, Internet appliances hit a snag, and new generation of cell phones rolls out

It's up to parents

By Cal Thomas

National | Our success as a nation depends less on what happens in the White House than in our own homes

So close, yet so far away

By Mindy Belz

International | Can south Lebanese refugees find a home in Israel when their real home is just over the border?

Caesar's reach

By Candi Cushman

National | Should Texas authorities tell a seminary what kind of degrees it may award?

Careful what you say

By Tim Graham

National | The Senate votes to crack down on campaign financing, but opponents ask: What happened to free speech?

One murder too many?

By Lynn Vincent

National | The case of an Oklahoma City abortionist charged with murdering his wife raises questions: Can legal killing lead to illegal killing?

Dispatches

Quotables

That's a large amount of collateral damage. Death row inmate Timothy McVeigh, in an interview with reporters from the Buffalo News, on how the number of…

QuickTakes

By The Editors

GRAY'S BLACKOUT: California's energy woes go and on-and columnist Linda Bowles daily tries to figure out if a rolling blackout is tumbling her way. "This is…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington

Faces

By The Editors

With heads bowed in prayer and bold red crosses emblazoned on their jerseys, the "Hockey in the 'Hood" DinoMights are easily distinguishable at local…

The Buzz

By The Editors

Violence intensifies between Israel and Palestinian militants 'A state of war' Now they're killing even babies. Six months of fighting between Israel and…

Reviews

Bestsellers

By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling hardback novels of 2000, according to the Publisher's Weekly annual survey

The pornographic culture

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | A lack of prosecution allowed porn to become mainstream

The Movies

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | The top 5 movies in popularity as measured by box office receipts for the week ended March 18

Voices

The real gangster

By Joel Belz

Government grins as it pretends to be generous with its patrons

You make the call

By Marvin Olasky

Should Washington discriminate against religious groups?

People like us

By Andrée Seu

The reason I lock the cooler door

Mailbag

Meaning matters Democratic representatives recently said that the Bush tax cut was not "compassionate conservatism." These same people campaigned against the…

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