THE WEEK 20
SCIENCE: What Do Animals Know?
Answer: Plenty. New studies of sea lions, dolphins, parrots and apes show that the intellectual gap between humans and other creatures is less than most people think. Even the family pet, it seems, may have thoughts and emotions.
RUSSIA: Congress Rules Yeltsin Out of Order
A stalemate in Moscow puts reform in danger
DEFENSE: Cutting Too Close to Home
A politician finds his passion for peace hurts his district
HEALTH CARE: Operation Hillary
The First Lady confronts the country's medical nightmare
The Political Interest: Crafting national service