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Cover Stories

Abourezk on Israel

Cover Story Sidebar | "If we in the United States are to furnish Phantom Jets, bombs, napalm, firebombs, and money to fuel the planes when they do the bombing and the killing in…

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A Short Bio of Thomas Daschle

Cover Story Sidebar | Born Dec. 9. 1947 Graduated from South Dakota State University, B.A. (1969) Served as Intelligence officer in U.S. Strategic Air Force Command, 1969-1972…

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Mad Daschle

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | He advanced quickly from senior-class president to foreign-policy aide for the Senate's most outspoken anti-Israel lawmaker to one of Washington's youngest…

In this issue: "Who is Tom Daschle?," Oct. 12, 2002


Lili leashed

Gulf Storms | Hurricane that menaced U.S. coastline weakened before lashing Louisiana; second storm in less than a week still packs punch

High-tech persecution

By Mindy Belz

Sudan | Islamic regime tests its new Russian-made MiGs on civilian targets, then shuts down all humanitarian aid flights to the south, aggravating already "abysmal"

Top News

By The Editors

This Week | The Top 5 news stories as measured by coverage in The Washington Post, USA Today, and NBC Nightly News from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1

Feeding a famine

By Mindy Belz

Zimbabwe | Politically created and sustained famine "dwarfs" those of Ethiopia and Sudan that captured so many headlines. Church groups are stepping in to relieve…


In Brief

News highlights from around the world


I had the abortion and paid for it all my life until I healed and am now able to help other women. Actress Jennifer O'Neill, at a Capitol Hill briefing last…

Quick Takes

No Osama sightings America may want Osama Bin Laden dead or alive, but no one seems to know for certain whether he is dead or alive. Experts now lean toward…


Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Flash Traffic | Political Buzz from Washington


Getting your fix

By Joel Belz

To news junkies a word of welcome and warning: Get the Good News first


Hypothetically One of the Ohio state school board's proposed curriculum rule changes is supposed to "reflect that evolution is a theory only" (Big bang in…

What's the difference?

By Marvin Olasky

Candidate by candidate, sometimes not much-but party does matter

Eight principles

By John Piper

How Christians should relate to those of other faiths


Pavement pounded

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | Watching Hollywood grapple with religious themes is always intriguing, mostly because it so rarely gets them right. Changing Lanes , recently released on video,

Best Sellers

By The Editors

Culture | Scoring system:10 points for first place, 9 for second, down to 1 for tenth, on the lists of the American Booksellers Association (independent, sometimes…

News they can use

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Homosexual activists lobby newspapers for gay-union announcements-and show how to wage a culture war

Frail effort

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | Unlike Changing Lanes, Frailty , also recently released on video, primarily exploits its religious themes for pure shock value. Many critics liked the…

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