The Happiness of Pursuit (Part 1)

Americans are free to pursue happiness, but there's no guarantee we'll achieve it. The secret is knowing how — and where — to look

Got Joy? (Part 2)

The TIME poll asked Americans what makes them happy. Here's how they answered

Free to be Happy (Part 4)

The declaration of independence enshrined the pursuit as everyone's right. But the founders had something much bigger than bliss in mind


Life After Easy Money (The Curious Capitalist)

The Fed is finally making its move. Get ready for the biggest market shift in five years


Heir Apparent

Why William and Kate's firstborn, due in mid-July, is already a figure of global influence

Cuban Evolution

In the twilight of the Castro era, change brings as much skepticism as hope

Nowhere People (Syrian Refugees)

As Syrians fleeing sectarian bloodshed flood into neighboring countries, a photographer documents the spiraling refugee crisis


Farming the Desert (Breakthrough)

New ways to get water. Greenhouses that stretch for miles. Qatar's audacious plan to grow its own food defies the limits of an arid land


Paging Summer

The authors of this season's hottest novels recall their all-time favorite summer reads. Plus picks from luminaries in tech, fashion, science, film and TV