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Conspiracy Theorists Get Ready: Here Waco Again

Michael Caddell, the Branch Davidians' lead lawyer in the wrongful-death suit against the government that kicked off in court Tuesday, doesn't have any...

The Branch Davidians: Ready, Aim, Liberace!

The Revelation to John, the last book of the Bible, envisioned the end of the world as a succession of calamities announced by the sound of trumpets. Too bad for...

The Branch Davidians: The End Is Near?

David Koresh must be the only author ever to have the FBI waiting to distribute his manuscript. As soon as the cult leader has finished decoding the symbolism of...

How a Cult Grew in Najaf

As if virtual civil war weren't a problem enough, Iraq had to face down an armed uprising by a group that allegedly had a lot in common with the Branch Davidians...

Milestones Jul. 24, 2000

ELECTED. VASHTI MCKENZIE, 53, charismatic Baltimore, Md., pastor and former journalist, as the first female bishop in the 213-year history of the African...

From The Publisher: May 3, 1993

For 51 days, until last Monday morning, members of our Waco coverage team waited for the standoff between the FBI and the Branch Davidians to resolve itself...

A CONSPIRACY OF DUNCES

In the late 1970s, David Byrne wrote a faux be-happy song titled Don't Worry 'Bout the Government. Today few would appreciate the irony, since worrying about the...

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