Issue 3202

Thing Happens

News in Brief ISSUE 32•02 Aug 12, 1997
SUMATRA, INDONESIA—According to an unconfirmed report, a thing happened Monday, though experts say it is still not clear exactly what the thing was. "All ...

Lilith Fair Fever

Infographic ISSUE 32•02 Aug 12, 1997
Lilith Fair, the all-female tour started by singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan, is the hit of the summer concert season. Why are so many responding to it?

YES vs. NO

Point/Counterpoint ISSUE 32•02 Aug 12, 1997
By U.S. Sen. John Ashcroft (R-MO)
That in 1997 the manufacture of erotic novelty cakes is still the responsibility of the federal government is preposterous.
It is high time that erotic-cake ...

The Roaring '90s

American Voices ISSUE 32•02 Aug 12, 1997
With Wall Street soaring and unemployment low, America is enjoying its greatest prosperity since the mid-'80s. What do you think about the current economic ...