Table of Contents

Cover Story

Five-man legacy

Five-man legacy

by Clint Rainey

Cover Story | Fifty years after the famous missionary martyrdom in Ecuador, the blood still cries out

In this issue: "Five-man legacy," Jan. 28, 2006

Features

Death wish

Death wish

By Mark Bergin

Courts | High court OKs suicidal prescriptions, provokes first Roberts dissent

Give kids a choice

Give kids a choice

By Lynn Vincent

Education | Florida voucher decision is no death-blow to school choice

Homeless hibernation

Homeless hibernation

By Jamie Dean

Pakistan | Earthquake victims must wait through the long, cold weeks of winter before rebuilding their lives

Infertile ground

Infertile ground

By Russell Board

Japan | Prosperity can't compensate for population loss

Without DeLay

Without DeLay

By Mark Bergin

Politics | Who will lead House Republicans into a brutal election season?

What's a human?

What's a human?

By Lynde Langdon

Interview | Bioethicist and presidential advisor Leon Kass wants to get back to basics about medical science's complexities

Dispatches

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Kiss of death Some world records just aren't worth it. Case in point: One Malaysian is planning to set a world record by kissing a venomous snake 50 times in…

Quotables

"74" The number of abortions in New York City for every 100 babies born there in 2004, according to a report by the City's Department of Health. The…

The Buzz

The latest on this week's biggest stories

Reality TV

Reality TV

By Hugh Hewitt

The TV show 24 is fast-paced and well-acted, and almost entirely without moral ambiguity

Notebook

Alexander the great

Alexander the great

By John Dawson

Sports | Talented running back Shaun Alexander continues to be a mystery in Seattle

Cloning's Piltdown man

Cloning's Piltdown man

By Lynde Langdon

Medicine | Following months of accusations, an investigation committee reports that Hwang Woo-Suk's research results were fabricated

Voices

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

One-sided silence

One-sided silence

By Joel Belz

However clever, Alito's ambiguity on abortion harms the nation

Textbook case

By Gene Edward Veith

The ID debate follows the model of past scientific revolutions

Desert experiences

Desert experiences

By Andrée Seu

Hold fast to hope during the dry patches in life

Books with flava

By Marvin Olasky

From translating a former hip-hop artist to interpreting the Bible, wintry treadmill books

Culture

Notable CDs

By Neil Young, Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers, John Prine, Ralph's World & Original Broadway cast

Notable CDs | Five noteworthy Grammy nominees

In Justice

In Justice

By Gene Edward Veith

Television | Convicting innocent people is a terrible injustice, but so is slandering police officers and casting doubt on the whole criminal justice system

Hoodwinked

Hoodwinked

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | This animated film offers plenty for adults to enjoy, but almost none of it is at the expense of the movie's intended audience

Glory Road

Glory Road

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | What this film lacks in gritty realism, it makes up for in audience-pleasing competence

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