The Brother Who Mattered Most (The Well / Cover Story)
His brothers Jack and Bobby are part of modern American mythology, but Ted may just be the Kennedy who mattered most
Ted Kennedy: Bringing the Myth Down to Earth (The Well / Edward M. Kennedy 1932-2009)
He got the chance to be the one thing his revered brothers never could be: merely human
Bob Shrum Recalls Ted Kennedy's Greatest Speech (Edward M. Kennedy 1932-2009)
The late Senator's former press secretary and speech writer recalls some of the greatest public and private moments in Ted Kennedy's life
Here was Ted Kennedy, 74-year-old son, brother, father, husband, Senator, living history, American legend.
Going from "kid brother" to senior statesman was an extraordinary journey for Ted Kennedy, matching the similar journeys taken by his brothers John and Robert
His family defined political style and vigor for a generation of politicians. But for years, Ted Kennedy seemed to writhe in the public eye
Obama's Next Move in Afghanistan (Commentary / In the Arena)
The early returns from Afghanistan's presidential election had the smell of a decorous massage job
What does the wild popularity of Cash for Clunkers tell us about how to solve our other problems?
Can Ethical Foie Gras Happen in America? (Postcard: Pocantico Hills)
The delicacy has been banned by some cities that believe it is produced inhumanely. Now a Spanish farmer is trying to bring his "natural" technique to the U.S.
How Crime Pays for the Taliban (The Well / World)
It isn't just drugs. Extortion, kidnapping for ransom, and protection rackets all help fund the growing Afghan insurgency. Why crime pays big-time for the Taliban
Photos: Things are less than quiet on the eastern front where coalition forces play a deadly game of cat and mouse with jihadists, smugglers and gangsters
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
10 Lessons for the Summer Box Office (Movies)
Ten lessons for moviemakers from the 2009 summer box office. Hint: Forget stars; hire Transformers!
Going into The September Issue, a documentary chronicling the production of a single, record-breakingly huge issue of Vogue in 2007, we already knew that Anna Wintour's weapon of choice is more frosty glare than flaming pitchfork.
In the hot new young-adult series, there are no wizards or vampires. Just regular kids, in a fight to the death
TIME'S PICKS FOR THE WEEK
Why Michelle Obama's Hair Matters (Life / Fashion)
For African-American women, hair commands great interest and carries a lot of cultural baggage
Photos: For African-American women, hair commands great interest and carries a lot of cultural baggage
One Ring to Rule Them All (Life / Family Tech)
Google Voice centralizes calls to your home, office and cell--and transcribes messages
The Four-Day Workweek Is Winning Fans (Life / Going Green)
Shifting to a four-day workweek could save energy, cut traffic--and make you happier
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