WORLD: The Year Zero
Facing disintegration, the U.S.S.R. starts over from scratch ALSO: The Baltics go free and win foreign recognition
NATION: Cold War's Aftermath
The Soviet collapse offers the U.S. new opportunities -- and problems
BUSINESS: Where Have All the Jobs Gone?
Permanent layoffs are helping keep the economy weak
PROFILE Gus Hall, America's top communist, is keeping the faith
SCIENCE Is biology destiny for gay men? 60
LIVING The Japanese try to relax 63
SPORT Carl Lewis and Mike Powell show records are made to be broken 64
BOOKS Anne Tyler's Saint Maybe...