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Cover Story

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by Bob Jones

Cover Story | Anger outside the hall confronted GOP determination within to reelect President Bush. Hecklers won attention from reporters-and police-but their obscene…

In this issue: "2004 Election: Dubyafest," Sept. 11, 2004

Features

'When one era ended and another began'

'When one era ended and another began'

By Mindy Belz

9/11 | New Yorkers and the nation mark a third anniversary of terror

Schoolyard showdown

By Priya Abraham

Russia | A hostage crisis involving hundreds of children-including eight missionary kids-ups Russia's war with terror

Separation anxiety in Chechnya

By Priya Abraham

Chechnya | Terrorism takes center stage in Russia's unending five-year civil war with Chechen separatists

Battleground state

By Lynn Vincent, Leigh Jones & Jim Schenke

Activism | During the summer, while many Americans are vacationing, those who are on the front lines of the culture war stay at it. From Georgia to California, meet…

Dispatches

The Buzz

By The Editors

POLITICS With one of the biggest political speeches of his life looming, President Bush started his day on Sept. 2 with an ecumenical prayer service at a…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Trashy art If German-born artist Gustav Metzger was going for realism, he may have succeeded too well. The Reuters news service reports that a cleaning worker…

Quotables

"To support the candidate that I believe has the most faith." Actor and Christian Stephen Baldwin, brother of actor and outspoken liberal activist Alec…

Storm survivors

By Greg Dabel

Cuba | Cubans receive little help from their government after devastating hurricane

Notebook

Boom soon

By Dan Perkins

Business | Higher payroll taxes isn't the way to fix Social Security, according to Fed chairman Alan Greenspan

A rerun for Prime Time

By John Dawson

Sports | Deion Sanders is expected to return to the NFL this week

Will Longhorn hook 'em?

By Chris Stamper

Technology | Microsoft's new Windows operating system, code-named

Columnists

Mailbag

By The Editors

Take two Thanks for injecting a dose of optimism into the quagmire of our current health-insurance system ("Life support," Aug. 14). Goodness knows we need…

Sardis's survivors

By Marvin Olasky

Ancient Jews endured attacks and prospered-as Jews in Turkey do today

History channels

History channels

By Andrée Seu

Is it really "impossible" for people to give an accurate account of events?

Liberal oligarchs

Liberal oligarchs

By Gene Edward Veith

A lack of standards gives the left a decided advantage in court battles

Half full or half empty?

Half full or half empty?

By Joel Belz

In Iraq as elsewhere, God's realism is the only outlook that matters

Culture

Best-selling CDs

Notable CDs | According to Billboard magazine, Aug. 21

Hero

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | Quentin Tarantino's latest release will remind viewers of Crouching Tiger

The Passion for the Christ

By Gene Edward Veith

Video | The film tapped into the interest of local churches, and the video release is using the same strategy

Vanity Fair

By Marvin Olasky

Movies | The movie misses novelist William Makespeace Thackeray's insights into vanity

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