Table of Contents

Cover Story

'Holes in our national trust'

'Holes in our national trust'

by Edward Lee Pitts

Cover Story | As disappointment with government grows, once-safe Democratic seats turn precarious in the campaign's final days

In this issue: "At the wire," Nov. 6, 2010

Features

Tea Party triumph?

Tea Party triumph?

By Alisa Harris

Politics | Senate leader Harry Reid wanted a race against Sharron Angle. But Tea Party activism, plus disdain for Reid, is making the Nevada Senate race a very close one

Lessons from Haiti

Lessons from Haiti

By Jamie Dean

Haiti | Controversy at an American-supported ministry offers a cautionary tale for Christians who want to help a devastated nation

Global south rising

Global south rising

By Mindy Belz

Religion | Testimony from North Korean highlights Third Lausanne Congress and emphasis on Asian, African, and Latin American church

Energy and anger

Energy and anger

By Alisa Harris

Politics | Cap and trade is becoming a hot issue in places like New Mexico, with voter wrath aimed at House members who supported the scheme

Minority report

Minority report

By Emily Belz

Politics | Rep. Joseph Cao is a minority in the GOP and in his Democratic hometown of New Orleans-and one of the few incumbents who might miss the Republican wave

Drastic measures

Drastic measures

By Jamie Dean

Politics | Election Day isn't only about the candidates; voters in several states will also decide the outcome of contentious ballot proposals

Dispatches

Human Race

By The Editors

Resigned Washington, D.C.'s public schools chancellor Michelle Rhee, 40, announced Oct. 13 she would resign at the end of October following three years of…

Riots against reality

Riots against reality

By Jamie Dean

French workers and students rail against the government's modest attempts to bring a dangerous deficit under control

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Marathon Day? Legend has it that on Oct. 31, 2,500 years ago, a runner named Pheidippides raced about 25 miles from the battle site of Marathon to Athens to…

Prosecutor on trial

Prosecutor on trial

By The Editors

And other news briefs

Diversity debate

Diversity debate

By Mindy Belz

German chancellor's remarks highlight concerns about multiculturalism in Europe

Quotables

By The Editors

"The whole world knows that the Zionists are going to disappear." Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, during a state visit to Lebanon's border with Israel,

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Man bites dog Roderick Lewis may be facing jail time, but he can take solace in the fact that his assault on a police dog fulfilled many a headline writer's…

Notebook

Hit or miss

Hit or miss

By Mark Bergin

Sports | The NFL's quest for safety clashes head-on with the culture of the almighty hit

Makers and shakers

Makers and shakers

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle | A growing do-it-yourself movement takes old crafting techniques and gives them a new twist

Print to fit

Print to fit

By Alissa Wilkinson

Technology | 3D technology allows companies to 'print' everything from jewelry to prosthetic limbs

Ready to eat?

Ready to eat?

By Daniel James Devine

Science | As genetically modified fish gain FDA approval, critics are pushing for labels

Church of the Good Shepherd

Church of the Good Shepherd

By The Editors

Houses of God | New Zealand

Mortgage debacle

Mortgage debacle

By Joseph Slife

Money | States react to news that lenders may have mishandled hundreds of thousands of foreclosures

Columnists

Infected by arrogance

Infected by arrogance

By Joel Belz

Campaign 2010 | On the eve of an important election, both parties could use a lesson in modesty

Fighting eisegesis

Fighting eisegesis

By Marvin Olasky

Campaign 2010 | Meeting the challenge of this crucial election and the ones to come

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

My Frank Wolf moment

My Frank Wolf moment

By Andrée Seu

A congressman vividly describes the slide of the culture-and the church

Overcoming evil

Overcoming evil

By Janie B. Cheaney

Christians should look for opportunities to say yes as well as no

Eyes on the prize

Eyes on the prize

By Mindy Belz

Racial reconciliation is too valuable to squander

Culture

<em>Hereafter</em> thought

Hereafter thought

By Megan Basham

Movies | Clint Eastwood's engaging film about the supernatural ultimately falls flat

Red

Red

By Michael Leaser

Movies | Award-winning material this film is not, but as a reasonably entertaining two-hour diversion with a group of old pros, it hits the mark

Conviction

Conviction

By Rebecca Cusey

Movies | Hilary Swank's portrayal of Betty Anne is likely to win her another Oscar nod

Freud's Last Session

Freud's Last Session

By Marvin Olasky

Theater | Freud vs. Lewis, now playing in a theater next to Central Park

Three big cheers

Three big cheers

By Marvin Olasky

Books | Grudem, Kengor, and a team of historians produce important books

Notable books

Notable Books | Four Christian novels reviewed by Susan Olasky

A bigger wave

A bigger wave

By Marvin Olasky

Campaign 2010 | Former Rep. Dick Armey says the 2010 election will have more lasting effects than the 1994 'tsunami' because this time it's about ideas

Pop interludes

Pop interludes

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Highbrow musicians do justice to songs that may surprise their fans

Notable CDs

Notable CDs | Five new classical and jazz releases reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors

Movies | For the weekend of Oct. 15-17, according to Box Office Mojo

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