100 Olympic Athletes To Watch (Summer Olympic Preview)

From Australia to Zimbabwe, China to the U.S., Time takes you on a world tour to introduce you to the most compelling athletes you'll be seeing in the Beijing Games


Winning Ugly

India's government survives a crucial confidence vote, but not without getting dirty


Enemy Number One

The inside story of how Salim Hamdan went from bin Laden's side to a U.S. military courtroom — and why the war on terrorism may hang in the balance


Coral Under Siege

Pollution, overfishing and global warming have gravely endangered reefs. Help is finally on the way, and this time the U.S. is taking the lead


Painter Laureate (Art)

In both life and work, Sindoutomo Sudjojono was the soul of 20th century Indonesia


Desert Blooms (TIME Traveler)

Catch a burst of color in South Africa

Tough Gadgets (Tech Watch)

Here's a roundup of rugged gizmos built to survive even the most hard-core holiday destinations

Baggage Handlers (Travel Tip)

Lighten your load and make air travel less stressful with a luggage service

Bordeaux: Best Cellar (Grapevine)

A London wine merchant is offering limited-edition collections of the finest vintages from each of Bordeaux's eight most illustrious châteaux