NATION: Law and disorder on the beat
Patrolling the mean streets can be a dangerous and dehumanizing task for * police officers. Drawing the line between necessary force and deliberate brutality is perhaps the toughest part of the job. -- Community-policing programs are putting cops back on the sidewalk.
BUSINESS: Deceit pervaded an audacious global bank that touched Jimmy Carter and Manuel Noriega, among others.
IDEAS: A troubling number of teachers regard America's history as racist, sexist and classist.
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