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Cover Stories

Sleeping in Seattle

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | ... and eating in L.A., and touring the English countryside on the cheap. WORLD reviews several summertime travel destinations

Cover Stories

Vacation as vocation

by Gene Edward Veith

Cover Story | Summertime travel can be a means for spiritual and cultural repair

In this issue: "Summer Travel 2001," May 12, 2001

Features

A return to Pravda?

International | A hostile takeover of Russia's leading independent media company suggests a dim view of freedom in the Putin regime

Not cloning around

By Chris Stamper

National | Measure to ban human cloning earns White House blessing; blood lead considered unsafe at any level; and federal regulators seek supplementary authority

Help is still wanted

By Lynn Vincent

National | Layoff reports distort the economic picture; boomers ponder retirement; and food makers think young

Monopoly money?

By Tim Graham

National | Faith-based providers wonder whether Washington hates competition

Dispatches

Quotables

This is not like losing one's hair or not liking one's nose. San Francisco city supervisor Mark Leno, arguing that the city's new policy of paying for…

QuickTakes

By The Editors

2+2 = SELF-ESTEEM: New Math 2.0 is hitting the public schools, says Fox News' Tony Snow, and parents in New York City are hitting back. Mr. Snow reported on…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington

The Buzz

By The Editors

WHITE HOUSE WATCH: BUSH CUTS CONGRESS A DEAL ON THE BUDGET, OUTLINES MISSILE-DEFENSE PLAN Taxes and nukes White House officials could have spent last week…

Columnists

Flabby, fruitless faith

By Joel Belz

Do you spend more time talking about faith than exercising it?

Mom's place

Giving thanks to God for a Proverbs 31 farmer's wife

Mailbag

Two terrible Mr. Olasky is right on in his criticism of the editors of the CEV and NLT changing the meaning of Scripture. Anti-Semitism is not the fault of…

Simple pleasures

By Marvin Olasky

Traveling by car is part of the vacation itself

Culture

The Music

By The Editors

Culture | The Top 5 CDs for the week ending April 20, 2001, according to CDNow

Bestsellers

By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling nonfiction paperbacks as measured by placement on four leading lists as of April 15

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