• The Primary Race So Far

    Thursday, Jan. 03, 2008

    January 3rd marked the start of the six-month-long process of Americans decidingwhom they want on the ballot in November. Here's a look at when the state primaries are being held, the results of those already held, and CNN's estimated tally of delegate

  • Bush's Speech, Word by Word

    Monday, Jan. 28, 2008

    A look at what President Bush said in his final State of the Union Address delivered Monday night.
    Each word is scaled in proportion to the number of times it was used. Roll over a word for its frequency.

  • Where Do Dictators Go?

    Thursday, Apr. 03, 2008

    From Mobutu to "Baby Doc," here's a look at some of the bolt-holes favored by dictators past.

  • 2008 Olympic Torch Relay

    Monday, Mar. 24, 2008

    The torch is about to start its trek through 85,000 miles, 135 cities and 5 continents, before winding up in Beijing to launch the 2008 Games. A look at the course — and the political hot spots along the way

  • How America Decides: The Poll Results

    Wednesday, Dec. 05, 2007

    Knowledge of a candidate, and the emotions inspired by that candidate, work together in a voter's mind to form an opinion. Select candidates below to see what voters of the same party in Iowa, New Hampshire and the nation them.

  • Russia and China: A Common Cause

    Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007

    Should the two giants stand against the U.S. together? How long can Russia control nearly one-third of the Asian continent while its population dwindles? Here's a look at the bear and the dragon, side by side

  • Breast Cancer Around the World

    Thursday, Oct. 04, 2007

    Breast cancer is on the rise. Big countries have the most cases but not always the highest incidences, and rates in the developing world may be even higher than the spotty data suggest. Here's a look at the incidence rate of breast cancer.

  • One Day in America

    Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007

    In a country this big and diverse, being average still leaves you room to be different. Here's a look at the daily life of the average American. How do you compare?

  • Flight Risk for the V-22 Osprey

    Thursday, Sep. 27, 2007

    After decades of trouble-plagued development, the V-22 Osprey is headed for Iraq. A look at the design of the V-22 Osprey

  • Campaigning by the Book

    Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007

    You can't run for President, it seems, unless you write a book. TIME.com's definitive cheat sheet on all the candidates' best-selling and not-so-best-selling books

  • How New Orleans Has Changed

    Thursday, Aug. 02, 2007

    Two years after Katrina, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the levees are back to pre-hurricane strength. Here's a look at the levee system protecting New Orleans and where people are living since the devastation in 2005.

  • How to Eliminate Flight Delays

    Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007

    As stress on the airline industry hits an all-time high, the FAA suggests replacing the radar-based air traffic control with a GPS system. Here's a look at how the two systems compare.

  • Measuring Weather's Destruction

    Friday, Jun. 01, 2007

    June 1 is the official start of hurricane season and the unofficial moment when cataclysmic weather events put the entire country on alert. Every year tornadoes, hurricanes and floods account for $11.4 billion in damage. Take a look at the most financi

  • Addiction and the Brain

    Thursday, Jul. 05, 2007

    As scientists learn more about the pathology of addiction, new addictions are discovered and defined on a regular basis. Here's a survey of addictions you may not be aware exist, and a look at ways addiction affects the brain.

  • Paris Hilton talks about life lessons, jail and herself

    Thursday, Jun. 28, 2007

    In her first interview since being released from jail, Paris Hilton spent an hour telling CNN's Larry King how 23 days behind bars changed her forever. Here, a look at the words Hilton used to get her point across.

  • How Do Children In Your State Test?

    Thursday, May. 24, 2007

    Federal law demands testing for reading and math, but lets states make the tests. Critics say this leads to grade inflation. One way of determining the rigor of state exams is to compare them to standardized tests given nationally.

  • Jamestown: Where it All Began

    Thursday, May. 10, 2007

    A look inside the first English settlement in what is now the United States of America.

  • The Earth Friendly Home

    Tuesday, May. 15, 2007

    Are you wasting energy? There are ways you can alter your lifestyle to reduce your carbon footprint, the measure of carbon you produce

  • Candidates Position Themselves for the Win

    Monday, Mar. 05, 2007

    To keep track of how possible candidates are doing, TIME has created the Election Index, which plots the amount of support for a person against how much voters know about that person. See below where the candidates stand and how they got there

  • Five Paths to Understanding the Brain

    Friday, Feb. 09, 2007

    From gruesome ancient rituals to modern pharmacology, mankind had been trying to discover what's really going on inside our heads. A short history

  • Thwarting Cancer

    Thursday, Mar. 29, 2007

    These treatments target abnormally growing cancer cells, slowing growth by cutting off a tumor's lifelines

  • Effects of Climate Change

    Tuesday, May. 15, 2007

    The latest study from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts that most regions of the world will witness a variety of negative effects of global warming. Click below to see predicted climate change impacts on the environment

  • How Diamonds Are Made

    Wednesday, Feb. 07, 2007

    Natural diamonds take the earth thousands of years to produce. Now high-tech companies can synthesize them in just a few weeks. Take a look at one method

  • The 2007 Academy Awards

    Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007

  • The Racing Form

    Friday, Feb. 09, 2007

    Here's TIME.com's data-driven guide to sizing up the candidates