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Cover Story

Lives of service

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | The sacrifices military members and their families make in fighting the war on terror cut deeper than many Americans realize

In this issue: "Paying the price," Feb. 9, 2002

Features

Palm reader

By Chris Stamper

National | A new handheld hits the market, stores prepare for Klever-Karts, and automakers develop clean cars

Blood test

By Chris Stamper

National | National blood banks work to avoid waste, study touts adult marrow cells, and research questions mammography

Racial profiling

By Mindy Belz

International | Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe plays the race card in an effort to shore up his dictatorship

Dispatches

Quotables

The Secret Service did not take action. Vice presidential spokeswoman Jennifer Millerwise, after one of Vice President Dick Cheney's Labrador retrievers…

Quicktakes

By The Editors

HISTORY HYSTERIA: What's American history without George Washington? Thomas Jefferson? The Pilgrims? All these were deleted from the New Jersey Department of…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington

The Buzz

By The Editors

PLAYING WORD GAMES: INTERNATIONAL BIBLE SOCIETY UNVEILS GENDER-NORMED NIV UNDER A NEW NAME NIV's twisted sister "Dishonest and grossly unfair," said Paige…

Voices

No competition

By Joel Belz

Why it harms underpaid teachers and underserved kids

Depth perception

By Andrée Seu

Loss of a spouse is also loss of a perspective

Mailbag

Hope amid horror Edward Plowman's article on the struggles of Lt. Col. Brian Birdwell and his wife Mel was one of the most emotionally moving articles I have…

Compassionate QB

By Marvin Olasky

Kurt Warner challenges his teammates and the poor

Culture

Bestsellers

By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling nonfiction paperbacks as measured by placement on four leading lists as of Jan. 28

Intensive snare

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | The ACLU tries to force pro-life hospitals to perform abortions

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