World Vol. 28 No. 22

The high cost of negligence When pastors, churches, and other caregivers fail to report sexual abuse, they may aid and abet crime-and in some states are subject to prosecution themselves-along with subjecting abuse victims to lifelong trauma

Grand new party? The California Republican convention reveals a small and ideologically divided party but one also beginning to reach out to the state’s diverse population

A long twilight struggle
Victory over crippling federal debt, House Republicans are finding, may not come quickly

Debtors’ prison The most rapidly growing class of debt in America belongs to the country’s newest
wage earners and its youngest taxpayers

50 Not bluffing Moody board chairman and top author Jerry B. Jenkins is among Christians who have taken up tournament poker. Is evangelical opposition to it about to fold?