COVER: The sun is becoming more violent as it nears the peak of its eleven- year cycle of activity
% Giant spots, bright flares and huge eruptions are blemishing the face of the sun, delighting scientists and sparking spectacular auroral displays in the night skies. Astronomers are uncovering the secrets of the mysterious star that provides the earth with energy and sustains life itself. See SCIENCE.
NATION: The Supreme Court touches off a patriotic storm by upholding the right to burn the flag
In a 5-to-4 decision, the Justices rule that the freedoms symbolized by Old Glory include the...