Table of Contents

Cover Stories

An evolving debate

by Timothy Lamer

Cover Story | The controversy over evolution includes a growing number of scientists who challenge Darwinism. Should schoolchildren learn that fact? Darwinists say no, but…

Cover Stories

What is science?

by Timothy Lamer

Cover Story Sidebar | One of the questions Kansas officials face concerns the definition of science. Darwinists want the state's education standards to describe science as "the…

In this issue: "An evolving debate," May 21, 2005

Features

The agony of victory

The agony of victory

By Tim Montgomerie

Analysis | Tony Blair wins his third election but loses 4 million votes

Vietnam cuts a deal

Vietnam cuts a deal

By Priya Abraham

Persecution | Ahead of its first state visit to the United States in 30 years, the former enemy agrees to enforce a new religious-freedom law

Macro-tough vs. Microsoft

Macro-tough vs. Microsoft

By Mark Bergin

Politics | Gutsy pastor strong-arms pro-gay corporate giant

Parents rule in sex-ed battle

Parents rule in sex-ed battle

By Jamie Dean

Education | Judge throws out controversial Maryland school program following strategic grassroots protest

Teapot tempest

By Joel Belz

Politics | Tiny North Carolina church becomes latest flashpoint in national debate over church and politics

Unraveling the myths of 'cowboy capitalism'

Unraveling the myths of 'cowboy capitalism'

By Marvin Olasky

Interview | Wheaton professor P.J. Hill explains why limited government and the rule of law matter most in the war on poverty

When all's futile

By Lynn Vincent

Medicine | Utilitarian medical ethics, high costs, and bio-babble all drive controversial health-care decisions in the post-Schiavo era

Dispatches

The Buzz

By The Editors

Iraq U.S. Marines killed over 100 insurgents in the first days of an offensive in western Iraq. The fighters are linked to wanted terrorist Abu al Zarqawi,

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Why did the chicken cross the road? Because it didn't realize it was a finable offense. Linc and Helena Moore received quite a surprise when local law…

Quotables

By The Editors

"God wasn't quite as controversial then as He is now." Joan of Arcadia creator Barbara Hall, trying to explain her TV show's big drop in ratings its second…

Verbal abuse

By Hugh Hewitt

Sen. Harry Reid proves those on the left will say anything to defend their tactics

Notebook

Major problem

By John Dawson

Sports | Jason Giambi's plummet could take him out of the major leagues if he doesn't start hitting

Buddy system

By Chris Stamper

Technology | IBM is rolling out new computerized shopping carts that alert customers to sale items and let them scan groceries as they place them in their baskets. Known…

Columnists

The pH factor

The pH factor

By Marvin Olasky

Too much charity can be acidic; too little can be alkaline

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters, feedback, etc.

Tinted glasses

Tinted glasses

By Janie B. Cheaney

Red or blue eyewear will determine what the traveler sees in Oz

The rock that is higher

The rock that is higher

By Gene Edward Veith

Two books expose the intolerance of "tolerant" relativists

Blurred battle lines

By Joel Belz

How can we know our enemies when we don't know ourselves?

Culture

Bestselling CDs

By The Editors

Notable CDs | The top five bestselling modern-rock albums from Friday Morning Quarterback

Monster-in-Law

Monster-in-Law

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | If you haven't seen it before, it's not in this movie

Crash

Crash

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | Races, cultures, and classes collide in this film from "Million Dollar Baby" screenwriter Paul Haggis

Grey's Anatomy

By Gene Edward Veith

Television | ABC's newest hit features a group of surgical interns learning real-world education

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