The meaning and mystery of numbers

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- On New Year's Eve, I, like so many other Americans, was glued to my TV set watching ABC and PBS take us to celebrations across the globe, beginning more…

Monica's knee-pad path to fame

by Linda Bowles -- The selection of Monica Lewinsky as spokesperson for the Jenny Craig weight-reduction program is yet another significant sign that our culture has turned to mush. While scores of more…

Just one more year of Clintonian politics

by David Limbaugh -- As I scanned the newspapers on the first Monday of the new year, I came across a story about President Clinton's plan to reintroduce the $322 billion tax more…

Why I'm grateful, not sorry

by Joseph Farah -- To say the least, my mail's been a little negative lately. I get about 1,000 e-mails a day, not including the junk and after the filters. Very few more…

'Phew, we made it through'

by David Hackworth -- Well, we're still here! No nuke plant meltdowns. No catastrophic power stroke. No Chinese paratroopers raining from the sky. Russian missiles stayed snug in their silos. Saddam Hussein more…

They weren't home for Christmas

by Jane Chastain -- "Mother, do you see the light? I want you to go toward the light. I'll be OK. Just call me when you get to Heaven. Ring me twice more…

Y2K after-action report

by Geoff Metcalf -- I have been following the potential problems of Y2K since 1997, long before Y2K became a noun or a boutique industry. I wrote my first Y2K piece for more…

Happy Y2K. Now what?

by Joseph Farah -- Ahhhh, here we are safe and sound. We survived the dreaded Y2K bug. It went remarkably smoothly. Now, with the prospect of technological breakdowns behind us, maybe we more…

Time will tell

by Judy Lowe -- Since this is being written several days in advance of Jan. 1 -- just in case -- you won't find any mentions of solving Y2K problems. Instead, we're more…

Yeltsin's resignation and Putin's rise

by J.R. Nyquist -- Nobody knew what surprises the Y2K changeover would bring. Some commentators thought there would be major disruptions. Others said the disruptions would be minor. As the world turned, more…