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Cover Story

The Liberal Future?

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Ever wonder what would happen if liberal Democrats gained control of both chambers of a state's legislature and the state's governorship at the same time? It…

In this issue: "When liberals seize a state," Aug. 31, 2002


Indonesia uncovers its bin Laden link

By Mindy Belz

Indonesia | Investigators are piecing together a link between longstanding Muslim-Christian violence in Indonesia and al-Qaeda under Osama bin Laden. Agus Dwikarna,

Light flight

By Mindy Belz

Pakistan | Courage under fire doesn't eliminate hard choices for Christian believers

Get on with it

By Mindy Belz

Case Against Saddam 2 | You can't contain him; you can only hope to defeat him

"I endorse values"

By Russ Pulliam

Sports | Tony Dungy, coach of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, doesn't do commercials-but he does use his role-model status to promote fatherhood and all-pro character…

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 Aug. 14 to 20


In Brief

News highlights from around the world


I don't want to retire. I'd rather do this till I die. I hope I die on the football field. Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden, 72. Mr. Bowden this…

Quick Takes

The other guy's playbook Is it time to turn a liberal weapon against liberalism? Lawyer Kenneth Lee argues in The American Enterprise that conservatives should…


Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Flash Traffic | Political Buzz from Washington


Harder than ever

By Joel Belz

Christian schools have matured-but the assignment keeps growing

Japan's national pastime

By Marvin Olasky

But will baseball ever again be America's?

Faith alone

By John Piper

The remedy for paralyzed sinners, fallen saints, and provincial cowardice


Go and do likewise My 5-year-old son's face lit up when he went to our mailbox and saw John Smoltz's picture on the cover of WORLD ("The closer," Aug. 3). A…


Best-Selling Books

By Augusten Burroughs, Michael Moore, Linda Greenlaw, Ann Coulter & Jere Longman

Notable Books | The Top 5 best-selling nonfiction hardbacks as of Aug. 19

Arthur Andersen at the movies

By Gene Edward Veith

Movies | Cooking the ratings books? Content in today's films that was once rated R is now PG-13, as movie ratings increasingly help studios instead of parents

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