COVER: Dukakis gains the edge in a rare encounter without handlers
George Bush and Michael Dukakis may be competing for the leadership of the free world, but virtually every movement, utterance and response they make is dictated by advisers like James Baker and John Sasso. -- This Congress is the most active since the Great Society. -- How to bring down the deficit -- a campaign essay. See NATION.
ECONOMY & BUSINESS: Companies try to ease the conflict of career and family
Since the new "sandwich generation" of workers must often care for both children and parents, companies can...