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Cover Story

Rolling the Dice

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | How a bill becomes a law, part one-WORLD's exclusive look at the House debate over President Bush's faith-based initiative

In this issue: "Rolling the dice," Aug. 4, 2001

Features

Cybercrime doesn't pay

By Chris Stamper

National | The Justice Department sets up a special hacking and copyright unit, the Pentagon battles a worm, and a would-be rocketeer plans his own personal space flight

King of artificial hearts

By Chris Stamper

National | Self-contained heart pump keeps a man alive, the AHA revises estrogen standards, and Connecticut regulates Ritalin advocacy in schools

401 KO'd

By Lynn Vincent

National | Retirement plans slide; investigators uncover an insurance fraud ring; and growth in temp workers slows

Surplus of spendthrifts

By Cal Thomas

National | The budget surplus is dwindling because politicians use it for their own interests, not the public interest

Dispatches

Quotables

All of the sudden it happened. Xue Donghua, after his wife, Gao Zhan, was convicted of spying charges in China and then released on "medical parole." Chinese…

Faces

By The Editors

By age 29, Millard Fuller had a reputation as a glitzy millionaire lawyer, but he struggled with health problems and a troubled marriage. That changed in…

QuickTakes

By The Editors

ITCHY TAX FINGER: Dick Gephardt dropped hints about a post-2002 tax increase campaign. Donald Lambro reported in The Washington Times that the House Minority…

Flash Traffic

By The Editors

Political buzz from Washington

The Buzz

By The Editors

The pope and the president discuss stem-cell research at meeting in Italy Message of conscience President Bush's self-described "unusually deliberative" focus…

Reviews

The forgotten Founder

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | The new John Adams biography outsells John Grisham

The Music

By The Editors

Culture | The Top 5 CDs in the United Kingdom, for the week of July 8, according to Dotmusic.com

Voices

Scary precursor

By Joel Belz

Let's not even think about heading down this road

A Sabbath proposal

By Andrée Seu

It may fit our schedule, but not Scripture's

Sounds of silence

By Marvin Olasky

Bush initiative gets through the House, but what now?

Mailbag

Mama moments I was thinking about joy in my life as I read "Joy." I have felt it in many moments like Mr. Olasky's baseball game. It could have been a sunset,

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