Pain amid Plenty (Africa)

Despite years of aid from the West, millions of Africans are on the brink of starvation again. Why?


The Global Ambition of Rick Warren (Religion)

How a charismatic Californian became the closest thing to Billy Graham — and why religion in America will never be the same

A Whole New McCain (Campaign '08)

After months of often feckless campaigning, the Arizona Senator has started throwing heat. What's behind McCain's hardball strategy


A Case for The Yard (Scotland Yard)

London police are admired the world over — except on their home turf where the force is mired in controversy. Unraveling the mystery of the Met


For the Living (Books)

In recording the Tiwi people's past and present, a photographer hopes to convince them that they have a future


Morocco's Gentle War on Terror

With the King's blessing, the government is training female preachers to spread a moderate form of Islam. Their mission: to quell extremism and reclaim a central role for Muslim women