Table of Contents

Cover Story

Double jeopardy

by Jamie Dean

Cover Story | Arrested, tortured, and imprisoned in China, activist attorney Chen Guangcheng discovers escape to America can lead to more threats and intimidation

In this issue: "Blind exiled brave," Aug. 10, 2013

Features

Remembering The Forgotten War

By Edward Lee Pitts

History | On its 60th anniversary, aging veterans make their final plea for Americans to remember the fruit of the Korean War, and their sacrifices

A place at the table

By Emily Belz

Politics | In New York City elections this year, Christian leaders believe they can't afford not to run

Free retainer

By Daniel James Devine

Hope Award | Midwest Regional winner: In Illinois, Administer Justice helps the poor get their day in court

Help and hope

Help and hope

By Daniel James Devine

Hope Award | Midwest Regional runner-up: The Shepherd Community Center anchors a struggling Indianapolis neighborhood

Dispatches

Dispatches

Dispatches

By The Editors

News | IT’S A BOY: Prince William and his wife Kate with their newborn son depart London’s St. Mary’s Hospital on July 23.

Human Race

Human Race

By The Editors

News | Delivered A Pakistani teen shot in the head for advocating for girls’ education delivered an articulate speech to the UN Youth Assembly on July 12—her…

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

News | Aug. 4 President Barack Obama’s 52nd birthday will come at a less stressful time than did his 51st birthday a year ago. During his 2012 re-election bid, the…

Muddied waters

By Emily Belz

Marriage | With high court rulings on marriage, a wide assault begins on state marriage laws

Quotables

By The Editors

News | ‘We risk having a generation that hasn’t held a job. Personal dignity comes from working, from earning your bread. Young people are in a crisis.’ On his…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

News | Stranded Star On their way to a Dave Matthews concert in Hershey, Pa., on July 13, Emily Kraus and her boyfriend almost passed by the stranded bicyclist.

Notebook

Roaring lambs

By Angela Lu

Lifestyle | Young adults join together to learn strategies for defending traditional marriage

Airborne scoops

By Daniel James Devine

Technology | Will drones find a home in American journalism?

Liver delivery

Liver delivery

By Daniel James Devine

Science | A new experiment makes lab-grown organs more plausible

Hagia Sophia church

Hagia Sophia church

By The Editors

Houses of God | Trabzon, Turkey

Old men can win

By Zachary Abate

Sports | Two ‘aging’ professionals show how to win with style and character

Voices

From politics to education

From politics to education

By Joel Belz

Education | Could we just change the subject?

Not only in Vegas

Not only in Vegas

By Janie B. Cheaney

Culture | The world’s oldest profession is alive and thriving, and legalization would make it worse

Dear reader

Dear reader

By Mindy Belz

WORLD | You’re more valuable and full of your own stories than you may know

Mailbag

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

Cut it off?

Cut it off?

By Andrée Seu Peterson

Faith & Inspiration | Before scheduling the amputation comes grace to overcome

Don’t ignore the axioms

By Marvin Olasky

Abortion | Because nothing works when we brush aside the biblical ones

Culture

Hymns on Broadway

By Emily Belz

Theater | Trip to Bountiful is a poetic cultural counterweight

The Conjuring

The Conjuring

By Megan Basham

Movies | A few days before seeing The Conjuring , the R-rated horror movie that became a bona fide blockbuster in its opening weekend, I happened to read Acts 19. In that…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors

Movies | For the weekend of July 19-21 according to Box Office Mojo

Turbo

Turbo

By Stephanie Perrault

Movies | Want to know if a kids’ movie is worth its salt? Take a few children to see it and watch their behavior. If they’re engaged for 90 minutes, laugh at the…

Cedar Cove

Cedar Cove

By Emily Whitten

Television | With over 170 million books in print, Debbie Macomber has proven that when it comes to romance stories, the word “romance” doesn’t have to equal…

A reporter who loves

By Marvin Olasky

Books | Veteran journalist Uwe Siemon-Netto tells a different saga of the Vietnam War

Notable Books

By Emily Whitten

Books | Four recent books on American history

Show them the money

By Marvin Olasky

Q&A | Ramesh Ponnuru says creating a pro-family economic policy should begin with increasing the child tax credit

Working man

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Harry Connick Jr. Isn't resting on his many laurels—at least not this year

Notable CDs

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Four recent folk-pop releases

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