Table of Contents

Cover Story

News of the year

News of the year

Cover Story | The top 10 stories of 2005

In this issue: "News of the year," Dec. 31, 2005

Features

Departures

Departures

By Edward E. Plowman

Year in Review | Notables deaths during 2005

Numbers

Numbers

By Kristin Chapman

Year in Review | A look back at 2005, by the numbers

Highlights

Highlights

Year in Review | The best, and worst, of 2005

Security storm

Security storm

By Timothy Lamer

Top stories of 2005 | Reform plan that didn't

Terror

Terror

By Priya Abraham

Top stories of 2005 | Al-Qaeda affiliates attack

Israel

Israel

By Jill Nelson

Top stories of 2005 | Leaving the land (and the Likud)

Papal transition

Papal transition

By Edward E. Plowman

Top stories of 2005 | From John Paul II to Benedict XVI

Wrongful 'right'

Wrongful 'right'

By Lynn Vincent

Top stories of 2005 | The case of Terri Schiavo

Supreme changes

Supreme changes

By Lynn Vincent

Top stories of 2005 | The High Court

Africa discovered

Africa discovered

By Priya Abraham

Top stories of 2005 | Live8, G8, and other greats

Iraq

Iraq

By Mindy Belz

Top stories of 2005 | War and progress

Earthmovers

Earthmovers

By Jamie Dean

Top stories of 2005 | Disaster upon disaster beyond U.S. shores

Katrina

Katrina

By Marvin Olasky

Top stories of 2005 | Disaster defined

Voices

Our storm-wracked year

Our storm-wracked year

By Marvin Olasky

Nobody knows why disasters strike, but how to respond is clear

Childish debate

Childish debate

By Joel Belz

Democrats call Bush a liar, but the facts speak for themselves

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

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