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Cover Story

No way out

No way out

by Jamie Dean

Cover Story | Three years and 300,000 deaths later, the world seems no closer to a solution in Sudan. "Haven't the people of Darfur already suffered enough?"

In this issue: "No way out," May 13, 2006

Features

Defining immigration

Defining immigration

By John Dawson

Politics | Evangelical leaders want to come to terms with differences over guest workers and amnesty

Nipped in the butt

Nipped in the butt

By Mark Bergin

Regulation | Smoking bans take aim at Big Tobacco but often hit the little guy

Under the radar

Under the radar

By Lynn Vincent

Politics | Gay-rights groups are quietly but aggressively advancing their agenda

Alliance and defiance

Alliance and defiance

By Jill Nelson

Israel | Creating a coalition with an enemy within your borders is a tall order for incoming Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

Beyond Hallmark

Beyond Hallmark

By Lynn Vincent

Family | For those caring for an elderly or infirm mom, every day is Mother's Day

Dispatches

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurences

"$95.2 million" The selling price last week for Pablo Picasso's "Dora Maar au chat"-according to the auction house Sotheby's. The winning bid, which came from…

Above the law?

Above the law?

By Hugh Hewitt

Legal scholars and commentators are asking if the New York Times violated U.S. espionage laws

The Buzz

The latest news on the week's biggest stories

Notebook

Know when to walk away

Know when to walk away

By John Dawson

Sports | John Daly says he lost between $50 million and $60 million to a gambling habit that spun out of control over a dozen years

Better off French?

Better off French?

By Timothy Lamer

Money | If the discussion is about material well-being, the United States is difficult to match

Voices

When mothers become children

By Marvin Olasky

It's now one foot, now the other

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Confessing our weaknesses

Confessing our weaknesses

By Joel Belz

Time to admit Christian education has its problems, too

Gas attack

Gas attack

By Gene Edward Veith

Prices at the pump are painful, but be careful in choosing a cure

To a young mother

To a young mother

By Janie B. Cheaney

Don't try to change him; look instead to Him

Culture

Bestselling CDs

By David Gilmour, Buckcherry, Lacuna Coil, Queensryche & Atreyu

Notable CDs | Five bestselling rock albums, according to the Friday Morning Quarterback

United 93

United 93

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | Although rated R, this film is about as good a recounting of the Sept. 11 events as one could have hoped for from Hollywood

Akeelah and the Bee

By Gene Edward Veith

Movies | An 11-year-old inner-city black girl throws herself into the National Spelling Bee competition

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