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Cover Stories

Increased aid for nations that 'govern justly'

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | President Bush says expanded aid to developing countries is necessary because "hope is an answer to terror ... opportunity is a fundamental right to human…

Cover Stories

How to reform a "rathole" on $10 billion

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | Republicans used to equate foreign-aid spending with pouring money down a "rathole." With a GOP president in the White House and a world war on terrorism…

In this issue: "The $10 billion gamble," April 6, 2002


A new low?

By R. Albert Mohler Jr.

National | "The Word Made Fresh": Revisionist theologians offer instead more stale liberalism

Islam 101

By Lynn Vincent

National | Some parents are starting to object to the way public schools teach students about Islam

Courtroom coalition

By Tim Graham

National | President signs campaign-finance law: Political speech restrictions drive ideological opponents together to fight the new law in court



He put television on the map. On Tuesday night when his show was on, movie theaters closed that night. Warren Cowan, publicist for Milton Berle, on the…


By The Editors

GIVE PROTECTIONISM A CHANCE? Europeans may be gun-shy when it comes to the war on terrorism, but they're hopping mad over President Bush's decision last month…

Top News

By The Editors

The five top news stories as measured by coverage in The Washington Post, USA Today, and NBC Nightly News over a one-week period from March 20-26

Flash Traffic

By The Editors

Political buzz from Washington

The Buzz

By The Editors

Survey records largest two-week jump in gasoline prices in history Fuel on fire It was a good ride while it lasted. Gasoline prices dropped below a dollar per…


This fight's over

By Joel Belz

Lessons from a fiery fundamentalist

How sweet the sound

By Janie B. Cheaney

Enjoying an amazingly graceful interruption


Reading enough Thank you for "The left wing" in the March 9 issue describing the political views of Aaron Sorkin, creator of NBC's The West Wing. I tell my…

Left out

By Marvin Olasky

Answering those who are skeptical or hostile


Pets are people, too?

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Animal-rights activists are torturing the language and the law

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