Real Life Issues


Financial | Jan. 27 2000

U.S. income gap widens

The booming U.S. economy has benefited the middle class but widened the gap between the haves and have-nots, according to two recent reports.... [READ MORE]

Financial | Jan. 27 2000

ExxonMobile withdraws ‘partner’ benefits

IRVING, Texas — The ExxonMobil Corporation has decided to discontinue granting “domestic partner” benefits to unmarried partners... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jan. 27 2000

Lehmann defends comments about pope

VATICAN CITY – Supporters of Pope John Paul II came to his defense after the Italian media reported that an influential German bishop had... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 27 2000

Team ready as disaster hits Taiwan

“Many times we’re afraid to move ahead … because we don’t have the resources,” Donna Burris, International Mission... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Jan. 27 2000

Student sues over drama program profanity

SALT LAKE CITY – A Mormon student who studied drama at the University of Utah is suing the school, claiming she was forced to leave the... [READ MORE]

Health | Jan. 20 2000

Healthy marriages take time for talking

Steering clear of problems before they arise is the key to successful marriages, according to a respected Christian author. Gary Chapman, author... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jan. 20 2000

Wedgwood takes donation from family of gunman

“It is good to know that God is with us even in the line of fire.” This is one of the few visible expressions of grief and faith... [READ MORE]

Children | Jan. 20 2000

Judge invalidates Cleveland voucher program

Cleveland — A federal judge has ruled that Cleveland’s school voucher program violates the constitutionally required separation of... [READ MORE]

Marriage | Jan. 20 2000

Jane Fonda’s Christian conversion behind split

Actress Jane Fonda and media mogul Ted Turner are separating, and some sources close to the couple say the split was prompted in part by Fonda’s... [READ MORE]

Children | Jan. 20 2000

Support grows for vouchers

More than half of all African-Americans now support school vouchers, according to a poll released Jan. 10 by the joint Center for Political and... [READ MORE]

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