Can She Save America's Schools? (Education)

Teachers hate her. Principals are scared of her. How Michelle Rhee became the most revolutionary — and polarizing — force in American education

Why He Just Can't Wait (The Economy)

Taking control of economic policy, Obama has assembled a team charged with preventing a depression. Inside their race against time


The Jet Age (Jet Li)

How movie star Jet Li decided to turn his back on the cameras and spend time helping the people and country he loves


Missing the Beat (East Timor)

East Timor is struggling to repair its police force, but individual dedication can't make up for a lack of equipment and training


O Christmas Tree (Going Green)

If you want to be as eco-savvy as possible this holiday season, get a real tree — then replant it


Holiday Movie Preview

A nun, a priest, a lover, a cattle drover, a man who grows younger, a wrestler who won't quit, an interviewer and a former President, a bluesman, a gay activist, a happy couple and a band of brothers. You'll find them all this season at the movies