Mandela: His 8 Lessons of Leadership (World / Mandela)

As he celebrates his 90th birthday, the world's greatest moral leader reflects on a lifetime of service — and what the rest of us can learn from it


Dangerous Ground

Pakistan is reeling from rising radicalism and a slumping economy. What the new government must do to fix the nation


Falling Down (Economy)

While the global economy has been hit by a credit meltdown and surging inflation, Europe has proved surprisingly resilient — until now. With growth slowing, stocks in a tailspin and consumer confidence sinking, here's what to watch out for


How Safe Are Vaccines?

Parents worried that vaccines trigger autism are increasingly declining the shots for their kids. That's raising fears that long-dormant diseases could return. What the science says about the real risks — and what you should do


Batman Is Back (Movies)

The new Batman epic is a violent, masterly weave of madness and dread

No Winners (Books)

A gripping account of an Aborigine's death and a cop's trial paints blacks and whites in shades of gray