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Cover Stories


by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | No, it's just a beginning

Cover Stories

Bottom feeders

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | What's so great about life in Money magazine's "best places to live"? In the four worst cities of the list, WORLD finds folks working to bring the best out of…

In this issue: "Finding the Best in the Worst," Dec. 15, 2001


Download or freeload?

By Chris Stamper

National | Record labels try to protect against piracy, casinos push for online gambling, and a bankruptcy halts Internet service for hundreds of thousands

New deals

By Lynn Vincent

National | Strong car sales and weak home sales may trade places next year, and UMass gets a piece of the cloning business

From insider to outcast

By Tim Graham

National | With a sharp-edged new book, Bernard Goldberg challenges his old bosses at CBS on their liberal biases



Do you rip your son if he studies as hard as he can but still gets a C? University of North Carolina basketball coach Matt Doherty, in Sports Illustrated, on…


By The Editors

PETERS'S LACK OF PRINCIPLES: Did Tom Peters fake it? Twenty years ago, his book In Search of Excellence launched the biggest wave of business gurus since the…

The Buzz

By The Editors

Escalation in Israeli-Palestinian conflict may provoke the downfall of both Arafat and Sharon Political suicide? Palestinian security forces placed the…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington

Predictions for 2002

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Flash Traffic talks to Rush, Noonan, Rove, and more


Best foot forward

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | Seeking Oscars, Hollywood rolls out the fare it wants to be judged by

The new multi-faith religion

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Faithful Christians better be ready to become unpopular


The pack is back

By Joel Belz

After some hopeful signs, old patterns return

BattleÞeld angel

By Marvin Olasky

Clara Barton has much to teach today's charities

Home wanted

By Susan Olasky

Sweet, energetic, challenging boys seek Christian parents


Divided we fell The recent elections for governor in New Jersey and Virginia and for mayor in New York showed that while voters may be willing to listen to…

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