R&R at Kandahar Airfield

Monday, Oct. 18, 2010

The airfield tries to re-create the comforts of home for the coalition forces in Afghanistan

Photographs by Rodrigo Abd / AP

A Simple Camera Helps an Amnesia Patient Access Her Memory

Friday, Oct. 01, 2010

The Sensecam helps a British woman recall her daily experiences

The World's Longest Railroad Tunnel

Friday, Oct. 15, 2010

The 35.4-mile Gotthard tunnel beneath the Alps will pave the way for high-speed rail travel between northern and southeastern Europe

Benoit Mandelbrot, Father of the Fractal

Monday, Oct. 18, 2010

A gallery of images spawned by the theories of the innovative mathematician, who died Oct. 14 at the age of 85

My Aging Father's Decline: A Son's Photo Journal

Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010

In his moving book Days with My Father, photographer Phillip Toledano records his father's final years with unflinching honesty and a sense of humor

Hitler Exhibit Opens in Germany

Friday, Oct. 15, 2010

The first major show on the Führer since 1945 opens at the German Historical Museum in Berlin

Iraq's Fragile Progress

Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010

In the aftermath of the troop drawdown, Iraq is still dangerous, but taking tentative steps towards normalcy

Photographs by Kadir van Lohuizen / NOOR for TIME

Free at Last: Chile Cheers As All 33 Miners Brought Up Safely

Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010

The last of the 33 miners has safely reached the surface of the San José mine in Copiapó

The Political Trials of Tom Perriello

Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010

Like many Democrats this fall, the incumbent from Virginia's Fifth District faces an uphill battle for re-election

George P. Bush's Family Tree

Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010

Will Jeb's eldest son be the next in a long line of Bush leaders?

Swordplay: Re-enacting the Battle of Hastings

Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010

Period pilgrims lay siege to fields near the present-day town of Battle in tribute to the rise of England's first Norman King, William the Conqueror

Photographs by Matthew Lloyd / Getty Images

Party Time in North Korea

Monday, Oct. 11, 2010

The Hermit Kingdom takes a day off to celebrate a political anniversary and the wider introduction of heir apparent Kim Jong Un

Behind the Camera with the Beatles

Friday, Oct. 08, 2010

On the 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birth, photographer David Hurn recalls his remarkable experience with the Fab Four on the set of A Hard Day's Night

In the West Bank, An Economy Without a Nation

Thursday, Oct. 07, 2010

Palestinian investors and entrepreneurs aren't waiting for independent statehood to create a sustainable economy

Photographs by Yoray Liberman for TIME

Scenes from a Midterm-Election Road Trip

Thursday, Oct. 07, 2010

Photographer Peter van Agtmael accompanies TIME's Joe Klein on a cross-country trip to take the political pulse of the electorate prior to the 2012 midterms

Papua New Guinea's Newly Discovered Species

Wednesday, Oct. 06, 2010

A group of scientists discover 200 new species of frogs, rodents, and other critters

Hungary's Flood of Red Sludge

Tuesday, Oct. 05, 2010

A toxic spill from an alumina plant in western Hungary endangers rivers and lakes in 12 European countries

Amnesia and a Camera: Photos as Memories

Wednesday, Oct. 06, 2010

After losing 30 years of memories to a devastating brain infection, a new device called a Sensecam helps a woman keep new ones

Photos and Story by Lauren Fleishman

Beneath Bolivia's Salt Flats: Lithium Wealth

Tuesday, Oct. 05, 2010

The government of Evo Morales maintains control of half the world supply of a valuable resource, critical in the production of the latest battery technologies

Photographs by Noah Friedman-Rudovsky

The Long, Sometimes Painful History of the First Amendment

Thursday, Sep. 23, 2010

A timeline of contentious Supreme Court decisions on the freedom of speech and assembly

The Stigma of Vitiligo

Monday, Oct. 04, 2010

Photographer Chiara Goia documents the stories of Indian women who have been isolated by the skin disorder, which results in loss of pigment

Remembering Norman Wisdom

Tuesday, Oct. 05, 2010

One of Britain's most beloved entertainers passes away at the age of 95

The Human Pyramids of Tarragona

Monday, Oct. 04, 2010

A biannual competition in Spain challenges participants to build the highest possible human tower

Inside an American Militia

Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2010

Photographer Ty Cacek joins the Ohio Defense Force during a grueling weekend training exercise

Remembering Tony Curtis

Thursday, Sep. 30, 2010

The Hollywood legend passes away at his Nevada home

North Korea's Heir Apparent Kim Jong Un

Thursday, Sep. 30, 2010

Kim Jong Il's third son has seemingly being groomed to take over leadership of the Hermit Kingdom

Treasures from the Forbidden City

Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2010

A new exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass. provides a glimpse into the life of a discriminating 18th-century Chinese emperor

The Ryder Cup, More Than Just Golf

Thursday, Sep. 30, 2010

As the European and American teams face off in Wales for their 38th biennial showdown, TIME looks back at some of the occasions when it was more than just the golf that caught the world's attention

World of Stagecraft — North Korea Edition

Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2010

Some carefully constructed visual propaganda from the Conference of the Workers' Party brought to you by the rulers of the Hermit Kingdom

Rough Weather Hits Mexico, Central America

Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010

A mudslide in Oaxaca is the latest in a series of disasters to strike southern Mexico and Guatemala

The Greatest New York Photo Book Ever

Monday, Sep. 27, 2010

A new 500-page volume forms a definitive photographic chronicle of the Big Apple. Editor Reuel Golden walks TIME through the selection of New York: Portrait of a City (Taschen, 2010)

Israeli Settlements, Palestinian Labor

Friday, Sep. 24, 2010

In the contentious West Bank settlements, much of the construction work is performed by Palestinians

The Commonwealth Games: A Look at the Problems

Wednesday, Sep. 22, 2010

New Delhi has been plagued by delays and mishaps on its way to the 2010 opening ceremony. Claiming that the venues and athletes' village are not ready, many athletes have begun to withdraw

The Otherworldy Flora and Fauna of the Coral Triangle

Thursday, Sep. 23, 2010

The breathtaking beauty of the reefs that are home to the world's most diverse assortment is under threat

Renovating the World: The U.N. Under Construction

Thursday, Sep. 23, 2010

With delegates from 192 member states in New York City for the frenzied General Assembly, one major endeavor is on break: the U.N.'s ongoing renovation. Michael Adlerstein, who heads the project, walks us through it

Oktoberfest Turns 200

Tuesday, Sep. 21, 2010

The world's largest folk festival kicks off in Munich

The African Plain at Night

Monday, Sep. 20, 2010

Using state-of-the-art light-capturing technologies, a photographer documents the game reserves of East Africa at night, when the animals are most active

Photographs by Martin Dohrn / naturepl.com

Southern Sudan Preps for Nationhood

Thursday, Sep. 16, 2010

In three months, Southern Sudan will likely vote to become the world's newest nation.
Instead of giddy anticipation, its impoverished tribes are bracing for violent conflict

Photographs by Cedric Gerbehaye / Magnum Foundation / Agence VU

A Timeline of Nuclear Disarmament

Friday, Sep. 17, 2010

After accumulating thousands of warheads during the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia have reduced their arsenals, but there is still a long way to go to a nuclear-free world

Photo Jam with Jimi Hendrix

Thursday, Sep. 16, 2010

Forty years after his death, Electric Ladyland studios continues to soar while a trove of awesome unreleased recordings begins to flow from the vaults. A pictorial tribute to the legendary guitarist — and coolest cat ever

30 Mosques in 30 Days: An American Trip

Wednesday, Sep. 01, 2010

Two Muslim Americans set out on a cross-country road trip with the goal of sharing stories of Muslims in America

Grosse Pointe Moms Club

Thursday, Sep. 16, 2010

The financial upheavals of the past two years have brought a different life to the tony suburbs of Detroit

Photographs by Doug DuBois for TIME

Pope Benedict XVI in the U.K.

Thursday, Sep. 16, 2010

Pope Benedict XVI wants to "extend the hand of friendship" to the whole of the U.K. during his state visit. It's the first since Pope John Paul II's in 1982

New York Fashion Week: Runway Report

Friday, Sep. 10, 2010

New York Fashion Week kicked off September 9th in its brand new home at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts on Manhattan's Upper West Side. The week-long event features Spring 2011 collections from more than 250 designers.

Behind the Scenes of Boardwalk Empire

Thursday, Sep. 16, 2010

The new HBO series is a lavish, big-budget production filled with lively characters and rich historical detail

Photographs by Rachel Papo

A Brief History of Halo

Wednesday, Sep. 15, 2010

With the release of its sixth iteration, Halo: Reach, the Halo gaming franchise continues to excite and entice fans.

A Day in the Life of a Fashion Week Model

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2010

The hectic schedule of rookie model Kel Markey reveals the hard work behind the breezy runway looks

Photos and story by Joseph Chi Lin for TIME

The Labor of Space Exploration

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2010

Photographer Michael Soluri documents the inner workings of the U.S. space program and the men and women who toil there

Bed Bugs: The Beauty Shots

Wednesday, Sep. 15, 2010

The Pest of the Year shows off its stuff in microscopic detail

Photographs by Adam Nadel / Polaris
Scanning Electron Microscope provided by Tescan USA / Jack Mershon

Pakistan's Waiting Place

Thursday, Sep. 09, 2010

While Pakistan grapples with how to pick itself up from its catastrophic flooding, refugees at a camp in the town of Thatta await their fate

Photographs by Massimo Berruti / Agence Vu for TIME

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