Darkness Falls

One troubled student rains down death on a quiet campus

Why They Kill

The world of the mass killer is a small and angry place. Here's how things look on the inside--and why it all sometimes explodes


Trafficking in Human Dreams

One brother is in China, one in England. An inside look at the immigrants' trail that binds the two together


Profile: Stewart of Afghanistan

He has run an Iraqi province, and walked across five countries. Now, author and ex-diplomat Rory Stewart aims to save Afghanistan's war-battered culture


Finance: Open Season

Vietnam's fast-growing domestic banks are gearing up to battle virtually unfettered foreign competition



Natural-Born Artist (Sculpture)

Sculptor Andy Goldsworthy's dirty work is a breath of fresh air

Find it in the Atlas (TIME Traveler)

The mountains of Morocco offer wild treks, peaceful havens — and rose water

Rock Around the Dock (If You're in ... Dusseldorf)

Düsseldorf's MedienHafen is a hip center for great restaurants, swish bars and dimly lit lounges

Signs of Progress (Tech Watch)

The first sign language video dictionary for mobile phones has been developed in England