Jerry Seinfeld has a good reason for retiring 'Seinfeld': After nine years of original and unforgettable escapades, he didn't want to double dip. And there's nothing wrong with that.
Mir We Go Again
A Russian launch rocket fumbles its $100M cargo. Is the cash-poor Russian Space Agency just plain unreliable?
South Korea's IMF cash injection cheers investors. But another round of bills loom for Seoul.
It was Christmas in Cuba Thursday for the first time in 28 years. Will Santa Claus ever come again?
In From the Cold
How many accused spies get to go home for Christmas? Just one: American-phoneman-in-Russia Richard Bliss.
Have Yourself a Merry Little Couch-mas
TIME Daily's video Santa plucks a few Yuletide classics from his sack; all you have to do is press play. And have a good holiday weekend.
Bill Gates is firing back at Justice Department lawyers who want to unbundle Windows 95 and Internet Explorer. TIME Online's special report has everything you need to know about the case.
The Online Top 10
The TIME Daily stories you clicked on most in 1997, served up again for your enjoyment.
TIME Man of the Year: Andrew Grove
Heís in the chips: Intelís head honcho nets TIMEís most prestigious moniker.
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