How women of this generation are seizing that stressful, pivotal moment in their lives to reinvent themselves
Crisis? I'll Take Mine to Go (Viewpoint)
I'd love an inner journey, but who's got the time?
Why dudes of a certain age feel they own the red-convertible phase of life
Laura Bush gets the laughs, but her mission is no laughing matter
Americans hate national ID cards, so Congress may look elsewhere in your wallet
Scores of Iraqi civilians are killed or wounded every day. TIME's Aparisim Ghosh visits an emergency room in Baghdad to chronicle the human cost of warand ends up in a struggle to save his friends' lives
The arrest of al-Qaeda's No. 3 raises hopes of a breakthrough in the fruitless hunt for his boss
Polio's Back. Why Now? (Health)
The fear of vaccines helped the virus spread from Africa to Indonesia. Could it reach the U.S.?
The Cruelest Cut (Behavior)
Often it's the one teens inflict on themselves. Why are so many American kids secretly self-mutilating?
A Scandal Heats Up (Notebook)
Transfer of evidence to a congressional committee irks Volcker
Will the Pope Make Fewer Saints? (Notebook)
Is Benedict XVI slowing down John Paul II's saintmaking "factory"?
Parsing North Korea's Nuclear Game (Notebook)
Pyongyang could be planning a blast or mounting an elaborate hoax
Punchlines: May 16, 2005 (Punchlines)
Milestones May 16, 2005 (Notebook)
Chalabi's Reversal of Fortune (Notebook)
Iraqi shunned by Washington finds himself courted anew
Hillary in 2008? No Way! (In The Arena)
Why the former First Lady should stay in the Senate
Numbers: May 16, 2005 (Numbers)
Missing Link (Notebook)
A newly discovered dinosaur that bridges the gap between carnivores and herbivores
18 Years Ago In TIME (Milestones)
Brazil's Bad Words (Notebook)
Brazil's President distributes a list of words for the country to avoid
Abu Ghraib Trial: The Lynndie England Saga (Notebook / Speed Read)
The main points in the trial of Army Pfc. Lynndie England
Blogwatch: May 16, 2005 ( Blogwatch)
Verbatim: May 16, 2005 (Notebook)
Kirk Kerkorian is 87, worth $9 billion and still has a mean forehand. So what does he want with GM?
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Once More, With Feeling (Movies)
Summer movies are all about escapism. But this year at least a dozen of the biggest retell stories we already love. Why do we adore repeats?
Music: Minimalism and Melody (Music)
Spoon strips rock 'n' roll down to the basics on its new album and proves that less is much, much more
Books: Life Among the Lefties (Books)
In his entertaining memoir, Victor Navasky recounts the brawls and balance sheet of running the Nation
This quartet of stars defined movie machismo, from sensitive to stalwart
Health: Was That Cut Necessary? (Health)
New questions about the value of episiotomies
Technology: Photo Shop (Technology)
Home: Kitchens in Paradise (Home)
First Look: No, It Wasn't A Bad Perm (First Look)
TO OUR READERS
Ms. Right or Ms. Wrong?
The 13 questions Emily Post never thought of answering