Issues 2000: TIME Issues Briefing: Social Security (Issues 2000)
Does the nation's oldest, most successful social program need a complete overhaul--or just an infusion of money?
Issues 2000: Tax Cuts Before Tots (Issues 2000)
Candidate Bush is pushing his compassion, but poor kids in Texas have not seen much of it
Cheney signed on as the heavyweight. No wonder he isn't light on his feet
iCampaign 2000: Subject: Debate Special (Time On The Trail / iCampaign 2000)
Weary of conflict, Yugoslavs reject Milosevic in a presidential ballot, but he defiantly dismisses their verdict
In a State Department clampdown, a prominent ambassador is accused of mishandling secrets
Election Forecast: Return of the Hawk? (Election Forecast)
NASA Goes Hollywood? (Space)
With its best missions behind it, the agency is desperate for a hit
On the Brink (Environment)
Highlights from the new Red List of species headed for extinction
Archaeology: City Of Mummies (Archaeology)
Treasures from two periods of Egypt's history come to light in the richest find since King Tut's tomb
HEALTH & MEDICINE
The Pill Arrives (The Abortion Pill)
The FDA gives women a new abortion choice. But will they choose it? And will doctors be willing to take the heat?
Protecting The Unborn (Fetal Rights)
How far can police go to prevent a mother from harming her fetus? The Supreme Court will decide
Pharmacology: The Chemistry of Abortion (The Abortion Pill / Pharmacology)
Distribution: The Company in the Line of Fire (The Abortion Pill / Distribution)
A Long Journey (The Abortion Pill)
Give Us Your Scuzzbuckets (Trend Alert)
Multitask and day trader (but not stalkerazzi) get the nod in a new American Heritage Dictionary
Field Of Dreams (The Summer Olympics)
Did Americans just sleep through the most dazzling Olympic Games in decades?
Greco-Roman Wrestling: United States: Rulon Gardner (The Summer Olympics / Greco-Roman Wrestling)
A jumbo Wyoming farm boy shocks the world, and himself, by wrangling a Russian tank
Track And Field: Greece: Konstantinos Kenteris (The Summer Olympics / Track And Field)
Laugh Track (The Summer Olympics)
Did Sydney's wacky fans and mocking announcers change the Olympics forever?
And Now, Gold for Lawyers (The Summer Olympics)
DRUGS AT THE GAMES
Track And Field: Australia: Jane Saville (The Summer Olympics / Track And Field)
How can you lose the gold for going too fast?
Cycling: United States: Lance Armstrong (The Summer Olympics / Cycling)
Jenny Thompson (The Summer Olympics / Q&A)
Notebook: Oct. 9, 2000 (Notebook)
Campaign Investigation: The Tape Tale Gets More Tangled (Notebook / Campaign Investigation)
Aussies Being Green (Notebook Goes To The Olympics)
Milestones Oct. 9, 2000 (Notebook / Milestones)
Eulogy: PIERRE TRUDEAU (Notebook / Eulogy)
But Did the Judges Get It? (Notebook Goes To The Olympics)
Last Call (Notebook Goes To The Olympics)
Men Of Substance (Notebook Goes To The Olympics)
Numbers: Oct. 9, 2000 (Notebook / Numbers)
News Quiz Oct. 9, 2000 (Notebook)
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
Our New Education Special Report (To Our Readers)
A Couple of Texas Ranchers (Essay)
Ranching no longer means what it once did, but in the Lone Star State, it still means something
Five Years or Life, Your Pick (Steve Lopez's America)
Get married, and this judge might go easy
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez strikes a fiery chord as host of a landmark OPEC summit. Is this a cartel the world should fear again?
Who knows? But now that manufacturers are providing radiation levels, buyers may beware
Disruptive Students: The Africa Experiment (Education Special Report / Disruptive Students)
Can a big city rescue its troubled students by sending them to study in Kenya?
Quick Study (Education Special Report)
Instant Piano for the Busy and Lazy (Continuing Education)
All I wanted was to be able to play one song. All it cost was three hours and $39
Vouchers: More Heat Than Light (Education Special Report)
A controversial school reform stirs the presidential campaign
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Music: Radiohead Reinventing Rock (The Arts / Music)
WITH THEIR PUNKISH ATTITUDE, POETIC GRANDEUR AND SPECTACULARLY INVENTIVE NEW CD, THE BRITISH FIVESOME MAY BE THE BEST YOUNG BAND IN THE WORLD
Cinema: The Lord of Losers (The Arts / Cinema)
A British noble married into Hollywood royalty, Christopher Guest chronicles ever hopeful wannabes
Cinema: The Shame of a Nation (The Arts / Cinema)
In Bamboozled, Spike Lee takes furious aim at the history of racial derision in American pop culture
Cinema: Woman Nearly on Top (The Arts / Cinema)
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is poised to graduate from art-movie siren to Hollywood star
Cinema: Divine Foolishness (The Arts / Cinema)
Robert De Niro's comic menace and Ben Stiller's genial haplessness combine in an inspired farce
Cinema: Fumbled (The Arts / Cinema)
A drama of football and race undone by cliches
Television: Metaphysical Therapy (The Arts / Television)
Andre Braugher stars in a soulful medical drama
Television: Quirky Quixote (The Arts / Television)
Midwestern exposure on the sweetly nutty Ed
Books: In Full Bloom (The Arts / Books)
The Family Orchard is a rich mix of fact and fiction
Marriage 101 (Personal Time / Your Family)
What you're really fighting about when you're fighting about the drapes and window swags
Eur-own Dilemma (Personal Time / Your Money)
Europe's new currency is in a funk. Yes, travel there is cheaper, but stocks here are riskier
World Wide Radio (Personal Time / Your Technology)
You can now tune in to Internet music stations around the globe with the twist of a dial
A Dangerous Mix (Personal Time / Your Health)
Anesthesiologists warn patients to stop taking herbal supplements before surgery. Here's why
In Brief: Oct. 9, 2000 (Personal Time / Your Family)
Your Health: Oct. 9, 2000 (Personal Time / Your Health)
In Brief: Oct. 9, 2000 (Personal Time / Your Money)
In Brief: Oct. 9, 2000 (Personal Time / Your Technology)
Travel: Bed, Breakfast and Beyond (Time Select / Travel)
Charming houses, elegant ambiance and genial hosts make B and Bs sweeter than home for those on the road
History: Romance of the Stone (Time Select / History)
Mystery lingers: Where did those Freemasons put that White House cornerstone back in 1792?
Colin Farrell (People To Watch)
Welcome Home: AKWAABA MANSION, BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Time Select / Travel)
AKWAABA MANSION, BROOKLYN, N.Y.
Travel: A Treetop Fantasy (Time Select / Travel)
BLACKTHORNE INN, INVERNESS, CALIF.
Travel: DICKEY HOUSE, MARSHFIELD, MO.: Refuge in the Hills (Time Select / Travel)
DICKEY HOUSE, MARSHFIELD, MO.
Travel: Mint Julep Time (Time Select / Travel)
MADEWOOD PLANTATION HOUSE NAPOLEONVILLE, LA.
Travel: Northern Exposure: MOUNT JUNEAU INN, JUNEAU, ALASKA (Time Select / Travel)
MOUNT JUNEAU INN, JUNEAU, ALASKA
Travel: THE OAKS, CHRISTIANSBURG, VA.: Quiet History (Time Select / Travel)
THE OAKS, CHRISTIANSBURG, VA.
Travel: Peace and Quiet and Open Air (Time Select / Travel)
SERENITY BED-AND-BREAKFAST, PETOSKEY, MICH.
Victorian England Meets New England (Time Select / Travel)
WHITAKER HOUSE, BOSTON
Travel: A Log Cabin of One's Own, Plus Hot Tub (Time Select / Travel)
WILDFLOWER INN, JACKSON HOLE, WYO.
Travel: One Town That Won't Let You Down (Time Select / Travel)
WINDY CITY BED-AND-BREAKFAST INN, CHICAGO