COVER

Three Roads Back (Nation)

In an instant, their lives changed. Now a trio of wounded soldiers try to recover their futures

NATION

The Lucky Ones

In Iraq, fewer soldiers die of their wounds than in past conflicts, but they must come back to face new challenges. TIME's correspondents look at the wounded who made it back from the Iraq conflict

Bush's Bomb Thrower (Profile)

John Bolton loathes the U.N., which some say makes him perfect to be our ambassador there

DeLay and Company

The G.O.P. leader's troubles mount, with new questions about his dealings with the former aide who helped build his political machine

WORLD

Hizballah's Herald (Profile)

Sheik Hassan Nasrallah is no friend of the West, but he is a force Lebanon can't ignore

HEALTH & MEDICINE

Resetting the Brain (Health)

Can a pulsing magnet really change a personality? Doctors--and patients--are cheered by early tests

RELIGION

Hail, Mary

She was there at the Cross. Yet Protestants seldom talk about Jesus' mother at Easter — or at most other times. But they are starting to now

BRIEFING

Sticky Situation (Notebook)

It's not a typo: gum control has become a legal priority for many cities

Zarqawi Planning U.S. Hit? (Notebook)

Intelligence officials say operatives may infiltrate via Central America to strike at soft targets on American soil

BUSINESS

Yahoo! Goes to Hollywood

Ex-movie honcho TERRY SEMEL is betting his hot Internet brand can win over Tinseltown--and lure the entertainment biz online

Can Sony Rise Again?

Here's how Sir Howard Stringer plans to shake up one of Japan's toughest corporate cultures

LAW

Jacko's Bad Day In Court

His accuser testifies in Michael Jackson's sexual-abuse trial, and the judge almost revokes bail when the singer goes AWOL

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Books: A Day In The Life (Books)

Ian McEwan, the best-selling (and highly praised) novelist, fits 24 hours of meaning into his latest novel

Nice Day to Start Again (Music)

Thanks to endless '80s nostalgia--and a night with Los Lobos--Billy Idol is back. And so is the snarl

Woody Allen and Women (Movies)

Shifting between the silly and serious, Allen gets a star turn from his leading lady but few laughs

YOUR TIME

Money: Going Under (Money)

Folks looking for a financial lifesaver are in for a rougher ride

PEOPLE

Q&A Chloe Sevigny

Indie queen ChloŽ Sevigny is in Woody Allen's new film, Melinda and Melinda.

LETTERS

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