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Cover Stories

And the nominees are ...

by Tim Graham

Cover Story | President Bush took the unusual step of unveiling his first 11 judicial nominees in a formal East Room ceremony at the White House. He declared, "I now submit…

Cover Stories

Attack and dissent

by Tim Graham

Cover Story | Senate Democrats threaten to shut down President Bush's judicial nominating machinery

In this issue: "Attack and dissent," May 19, 2001

Features

High-tech divorce

By Chris Stamper

National | Virtual visitation; PC stands for "pretty cheap"; and don't look now, but it isn't the sky that's falling

Banking on pride

By Lynn Vincent

National | Affinity banks trumpet self-identity; tuition payment options proliferate; and bill-paying goes high-tech

Roadblocks amid rubble

By Greg Dabel

International | Fearing evangelism, Hindu radicals try to thwart Christian earthquake relief efforts in India

Their brothers' teacher

By Candi Cushman

National | A Dallas coalition of churches and businesses cares for people by teaching them responsibility

Dispatches

Quotables

Even minute rice is no longer quick enough. Michael Sansolo, a senior vice president of the Food Marketing Institute, on the trend among grocery stores toward…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington

QuickTakes

By The Editors

MUM'S THE WORD: Mother's Day was going unrecognized this year in one of the trendiest elementary schools in Manhattan. Not to be discriminatory, Father's Day…

Faces

By The Editors

Competing against 3,000 other students, two eighth-grade homeschoolers won the statewide finals in the Texas "MathCounts" competition. Winning first and…

The Buzz

By The Editors

UN HUMAN-RIGHTS COMMISSION: U.S. VOTED OFF THE ISLAND Bad company Eleanor Roosevelt first chaired the 57-year-old UN Human Rights Commission, and the United…

Columnists

No heroes on 16th Street

By Joel Belz

Nobody has won these people's trust

Easy heroism

By Marvin Olasky

A Harvard demonstration produces cheap thrills

The real me

By Janie B. Cheaney

Self-obsessed madness is becoming more and more extreme

Mailbag

Teach-it-yourself I fully agree with "It's up to the parents" (April 7). It is not the government's job to teach morality to students. Parents have slowly…

Culture

Bestsellers

By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling nonfiction hardbacks as measured by placement on four leading lists as of May 6

Pity the cultural polluters

By Cal Thomas

Culture | NBC chief complains that in the race to the bottom, cable has the edge

Smarter but dumber

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Kids today have high IQs, just don't ask them to read or write

The Movies

By The Editors

Culture | 1 The Mummy Returns $68.1 million 1 week in release $68.1 million to date CAST / DIRECTOR / STUDIO Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz / Stephen Sommers / Universal…

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