Family Holidays

Guide to planning seasonal celebrations

Voters' Voices

Jobs, the economy and the 2004 presidential election

Holiday Movie Preview 2004

Multimedia slide show with capsule previews of upcoming films

Standardized Testing 101

A primer for parents

Deadly Weapons in Dangerous Hands

Special report about weapons of mass destruction

Losing Ground

Special report: Wetlands' demise ripples across nation

Iraq: After Saddam

Continuing coverage of the conflict in Iraq


More seasonal film previews

Autumn action

Battles, elves, love stories and cartoons
USA TODAY's Scott Bowles sorts out November's films. Includes links to trailers.

All the world's a stage

Never got around to reading that host best seller?
This fall, two hours of movies, and you're off the hook, says USA TODAY's Andy Seiler.