Check back in a few minutes

Server Maintenance

Your server is going through a few minutes of routine maintenance. Please don't touch your browser for a few minutes.

What do I do?

  • If you were posting a comment or making a post on your blog then do not press BACK on your browser. Wait 5 minutes and press the refresh icon on your browser. Your comment or post will be sent as normal.
  • If you are browsing a blog here just wait a few moments and hit refresh. The page you were expecting will appear.



Mervyn Dymally, 86, California's first black state assemblyman, state senator and lieutenant governor; he also served 12 years as a U.S. Congressman.


An NFL record of 48 consecutive games with a touchdown pass, by New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees; the Colts' Johnny Unitas had held the record for 52 years.


The U.S.S. Michael Murphy, a destroyer named for a Navy lieutenant who was awarded the Medal of Honor after he died trying to save his SEAL team in Afghanistan.


Nguyen Chi Thien, 73, dissident poet; during 27 years as a prisoner of the Vietnamese government, he...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!