Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Houses divided

by Mark Bergin

Cover Story | The GOP's shaky base has Democrats bickering among themselves over how to stage a mid-term election coup

Cover Stories

Pennsylvania wake-up

by Anthony Paul Mator

Cover Story Sidebar | Voter revolt tells Republicans big spending is a big problem

In this issue: "Houses divided," June 3, 2006

Features

Police thyself

Police thyself

By Jamie Dean

United Nations | A new human-rights panel has a familiar problem: Some of world's worst violators are charter members

Radio days

Radio days

By Lynn Vincent

Education | Homeschoolers' twist on real-life drama takes top prize

Amnesty compromise

Amnesty compromise

By Clint Rainey

Politics | Lone congressman proposes a way through the immigration impasse

The world according to Hitch

The world according to Hitch

By Mindy Belz

Exclusive | What's a pro-war, anti-abortion, religion-hating Darwinist doing in the Bush camp, or any camp? Commentator and contrarian Christopher Hitchens talks to WORLD

Dispatches

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurences

Quotables

Quotables

Memorable things they said

DeWine detractors

DeWine detractors

By Hugh Hewitt

Ohio evangelicals should carefully and prudently consider the best interests of the country

The Buzz

The Buzz

The latest on this week's biggest stories

Notebook

Stressful leisure

By Timothy Lamer

Business | A Gallup poll last year found that 44 percent of Americans consider themselves to be workaholics

Breaking the stops to fix Barbaro

Breaking the stops to fix Barbaro

By John Dawson

Sports | Why are leg injuries so dangerous in horses? Humans with leg injuries can heal while in traction

Culture

Over the Hedge

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | It's not Pixar quality, but this animated cartoon is amiable entertainment

Duma

Duma

By Andrew Coffin

Video | It won't line Blockbuster's new-release shelves, but this fine, all-audience film is finally available to families across the country

Art School Confidential

Art School Confidential

By Gene Edward Veith

Movies | At first humorous, this film becomes cynical and depressing

Bestselling books

By Harlan Coben, Philip Roth, Anne Tyler & Alexander McCall Smith

Notable Books | Four fiction bestsellers

Columnists

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Rivers on the bare heights

Rivers on the bare heights

By Marvin Olasky

Graduates, prepare for the days when you will be parched with thirst

Comparison shopping

By Joel Belz

What should America spend for freedom, and what is the alternative?

Busted blockbuster

Busted blockbuster

By Gene Edward Veith

The Da Vinci Code proves artistry and story line do matter

Abstinence stigma

Abstinence stigma

By Andrée Seu

Working against what works

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