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In this issue: "9/11 remembered," Aug. 17, 2002


Bias is back

By Marvin Olasky

Media | The post-9/11 Talibanization of U.S. religious conservatives continues

An anniversary we didn't want

By Bob Jones

9/11 Remembered | Are we a different people because of Sept. 11?

Top News

By Tim Graham

This Week | The Top 5 news stories as measured by coverage in The Washington Post, USA Today, and NBC Nightly News over a one-week period from July 31 to Aug. 6

Friends like these

By Cal Thomas

Saudi Arabia | It may be an ally-for now-but a real friend doesn't act this way

Welcome to the 'human family'

By Marvin Olasky

Abortion | Erudite pro-lifer's long intellectual struggle results in President Bush's signature on a new law protecting the survivors of abortion


In Brief

News highlights from around the world


When people ... blow themselves up, and the religious leaders of this religion say nothing, something's wrong here. Evangelist Franklin Graham, on Fox's

Quick Takes

Spending like drunken politicians Congress has never been able to stay on a fiscal diet, but lately the binge has been especially bad. The launch of the new…


Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Flash Traffic | Political Buzz from Washington


Taking out the trash

By Joel Belz

Politicians want to handle the big issues but can't manage this simple task

Such sensitive writers

By Marvin Olasky

What press contradictions tell us about the state of American journalism

Death in the city

By Andrée Seu

Reading Jeremiah puts events in a somber light


Shocked, shocked So Enron, WorldCom, and Xerox have been covering over their losses ("How do you account for this?" July 20). The media and the politicians…


Best-Selling Books

By Alice Sebold, James Patterson, Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, Stephen Carter & Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Notable Books | The Top 5 best-selling hardback novels as of Aug. 5

Best albums

By Sheryl Crow, Jack Johnson, The Who, Dirty Vegas & Barry Manilow

Notable CDs | The Top 5 CDsfor the week ending July 25, 2002, according the CDNow chart

Idol smashing

By Gene Edward Veith

Television | Fox's new reality show has become a hit by being judgmental and encouraging the audience to set standards

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