Table of Contents

Cover Story

Mister Edwards' neighborhood

Mister Edwards' neighborhood

by Jamie Dean

Cover Story | For the presidential campaign of John Edwards, message and method are at crossroads on the street where "two Americas" meet

In this issue: "Rich man, poor man," May 5, 2007

Features

Death by visitation

Death by visitation

By Priya Abraham

China | A harrowing firsthand account of forced abortion leaks out of Guangxi Province as Chinese officials command over 60 procedures in 24 hours

No turning back

By Jill Nelson

Turkey | Christian leaders vow to continue despite brutal killings of three Turkish believers

Seeking safety

Seeking safety

By Jamie Dean

National | Massacre sparks action on background checks, debate about guns on campuses

Blue Dogs heel

Blue Dogs heel

By Becky Perry

Politics | The debate over supplemental funding includes billions more than Iraq War spending

Russian roller coaster

Russian roller coaster

By Edward E. Plowman

Russia | The first elected president in Russian history, Boris Yeltsin took his country from corrupt hard-line rule to euphoric freedom and back again

End of the old

End of the old

By Marvin Olasky

Media | The death of a journalist marks the close of an era

Twin visions

Twin visions

By Mark Bergin

Islam | Moderates and radicals wrestle for the soul of Islam in Minneapolis-St. Paul and beyond

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

The latest on the week's biggest stories

Regulation syndrome

Regulation syndrome

By Cal Thomas

When it comes to making rules on TV and radio content, conservatives and liberals are inconsistent

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Notebook

Trouble in the trillions

By Timothy Lamer

Money | New report will spur talk, if not action, on entitlements crisis

Spring surprises

Spring surprises

By John Dawson

Sports | A-Rod and Hamilton shine in the regular season's first weeks

Culture

Complex webs

Complex webs

By Megan Basham

Movies | Director Sam Raimi creates a patriotic, morally serious superhero in Spider-Man 3

Mormon mystery

By Harrison Scott Key

Television | Why does America love hearing so much about the Mormons, anyway?

Bestselling CDs

By Bright Eyes, Amy Winehouse, Alison Krauss, Neil Young & Modest Mouse

Notable CDs | Five most-played Triple-A albums according to Friday Morning Quarterback

Columnists

Mailbag

Our readers write

Mornings

Mornings

By Tony Woodlief

We wait for the expected miracle, the final morning

Are we ready?

Are we ready?

By Marvin Olasky

Christians can persevere through tragedy because of the final act's comedy

Professional dishonesty

Professional dishonesty

By Joel Belz

Journalists cover up the reality and frequency of partial-birth abortion

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