The Long, Extraordinary Career of Steve Jobs

Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010

Steve Jobs died Oct. 5, 2011, at age 56. TIME takes a look at the Apple co-founder's storied, visionary career

China's Drought

Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2010

A shortage of rainfall in China's southwest has left millions without water

The Story of Google Doodles

Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2010

The stories behind ten of Google's most popular doodles

By Deirdre Van Dyk

Sarah Palin and the Tea Party

Monday, Mar. 29, 2010

The former Republican vice-presidential nominee stumps for John McCain in Arizona and speaks at a national Tea Party rally in Nevada

Michelle Obama Goes Overseas

Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2010

The Mom-in-chief makes her first solo trip abroad as first lady

The 2010 New York International Auto Show

Monday, Apr. 05, 2010

Scenes from the annual gathering at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center

Haiti: The Destruction Seen from the Air

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010

An aerial look at the damage done by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked the Carribean nation

Subway Explosions Kill Dozens in Moscow

Monday, Mar. 29, 2010

Two female bombers set off bombs in two underground metro stations, reigniting fears of terrorism in Russia

A Brief History of Presidential Opening-Day Pitches

Friday, Apr. 02, 2010

President Obama will mark the 100th anniversary of the presidential first pitch at Monday's Phillies-Nationals game. A look back, from Taft to the two Bushes

Sarkozy's Visit to the U.S.

Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2010

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and the First Lady journey to New York City and Washington

TIME's Steve Jobs Covers

Friday, Apr. 02, 2010

A gallery of TIME's coverage of Apple and its visionary leader

Animal Soccer

Tuesday, Jun. 29, 2010

How our furry, feathery and scaly friends play the beautiful game

President Obama in Afghanistan

Monday, Mar. 29, 2010

The Commander in Chief makes a brief, secret visit to the war-torn region

Suicide Bombings Strike Moscow Metro

Monday, Mar. 29, 2010

At least 37 people have been killed after two female suicide bombers blew themselves up on Moscow Metro trains in the Monday morning rush hour

Ordos, China: A Modern Ghost Town

Thursday, Mar. 25, 2010

Meant as home for one million people, the Kangbashi district remains nearly empty five years after construction began

Photographs by Michael Christopher Brown for TIME

The Work of Photographer Bruce Davidson

Thursday, Mar. 25, 2010

A new monograph, Outside Inside, published by Steidl, chronicles Davidson's work in a three-volume box set of 800 photographs drawn from his immense archive

A Brief History of the Lightbulb

Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010

From Edison's early experiments to our fluorescent future, TIME takes a look back at the bulb's brightest moments

Car Design as High Style, 1930-1965

Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2010

Cars are more than utilitarian appliances, as the retrospective exhibit at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta makes abundantly — and spectacularly — clear

By Joseph R. Szczesny

Smuggling Between Iran and Iraq

Friday, Mar. 19, 2010

In a dangerous but lucrative enterprise, Kurdish smugglers transport fuel across the Iraqi border and take back alcohol

Photographs by Sebastian Meyer / Polaris

Obama Signs the Health Care Bill

Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2010

The President codifies the new legislation at a White House ceremony

Photographs by Brooks Kraft for TIME

Selma to Montgomery: Pivotal in Civil Rights

Friday, Mar. 19, 2010

The 54-mile walk was a pivotal moment of the civil rights movement

Sandstorms Hit Beijing

Monday, Mar. 22, 2010

Beijingers awakened Monday, March 22, 2010, to yellow-orange skies, marking the second time in three days the Chinese capital had been scoured by sandstorms

Aum Shinrikyo and Cults that Went Wacko

Thursday, Apr. 17, 2008

On the 15th anniversary of the Waco conflagration, a catalog of the murderous and suicidal groups that stunned the world

Gourmet Food Trucks

Thursday, Mar. 18, 2010

Chefs around the nation are using trucks to bring high-end food to the masses at drive-through prices.

Baby Dictators

Thursday, Mar. 18, 2010

Danish-Norwegian artist Nina Maria Kleivan dressed her daughter as some of the past century's most infamous dictators to highlight the human potential for evil

Real Life Rock Bands on Screen

Thursday, Mar. 18, 2010

The Runaways is but the latest cinematic effort to bring the story of a real life rock band to the big screen

Austin's Way: New Jobs for a New Economy

Thursday, Mar. 18, 2010

Companies in Austin are on the hunt for talented workers to help them build their businesses

Photographs by Jeff Wilson for TIME

Saddam's Palaces

Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2010

The former dictator's architectural excesses have been transformed into operations centers for the U.S. military.

Photographs by Richard Mosse / Leonore Annenberg Fellowship in the Performing and Visual Arts

Afghan Tragedy: Death of a Snow Leopard

Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2010

A rare and beautiful creature is rescued, but then lost

Palestinian 'Day of Rage'

Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2010

Anger over Israel's plan to build an additional 1,600 Jewish homes in East Jerusalem draws hundreds to the streets in protest

Moment in TIME: Covering the Pacific War

Monday, Mar. 15, 2010

A gallery of TIME covers from World War II

The 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Friday, Mar. 12, 2010

A before-and-after look at this year's class

Love and Marriage in Prime Time

Thursday, Mar. 11, 2010

TIME looks back at some of TV's greatest real-life newlyweds. Because, as the ol' saying goes, first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes an 8 p.m. time slot on network TV

Scenes from the Pennsylvania Senate Race

Thursday, Mar. 11, 2010

Incumbent Arlen Specter faces challenges from both a Republican and a Democrat

Photographs by Mark Peterson / Redux for TIME

The Rise and Fall of Mikhail Gorbachev

Thursday, Mar. 11, 2010

A look back at the political career of the former Soviet leader who was elected General Secretary of the Communist Party 25 years ago

How to Dress Yourself Thin

Tuesday, Mar. 09, 2010

In her book How to Never Look Fat Again, Charla Krupp reveals wardrobe secrets to make you look slimmer without hitting the gym

Brief History of the Tiger Woods Scandal

Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2010

Tiger Woods says he will return from self-imposed golf exile to play in the Masters in April. A look at how he got here

Remembering Corey Haim

Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2010

A former teen star, the actor died suddenly at age 38 on March 10, 2010

The Secret World of Cosplay

Thursday, Mar. 04, 2010

A behind-the-scenes look at how cosplayers bring their favorite characters from Japanese anime, comic books and video games to life

Photographs and story by Joseph Chi Lin

Battlefield Priest

Monday, Mar. 08, 2010

Father Carl Subler travels Afghanistan, ministering to US troops in need of spiritual sustenance

And the Oscar Fashion Winners Are ...

Sunday, Mar. 07, 2010

TIME's Belinda Luscombe rates the best and worst of the gowns at the 2010 Academy Awards

Top 10 Post-Oscar Busts

Friday, Mar. 05, 2010

You've won an Oscar! Now what? For these 10 Academy Award winners ... nothing. A look at the worst post-Oscar careers in movie history

Top 10 War Movies

Thursday, Mar. 04, 2010

As The Hurt Locker and Inglourious Basterds fight it out for Best Picture, TIME's Richard Corliss takes a look at cinema's 10 greatest war flicks

The Urbanization of the World's Refugees

Wednesday, Mar. 03, 2010

The United Nations estimates that more than half the planet's displaced people now live in cities

Photographs by Zalmaï / UNHCR

Tom Hanks: America's Chronicler-in-Chief

Wednesday, Mar. 03, 2010

The new mini-series, The Pacific, is the latest in a string of productions from the actor and producer illuminating America's past.

Iraq Prepares to Vote

Thursday, Mar. 04, 2010

Posters proliferate as uncertainty hangs over the upcoming national parliamentary elections

Photographs by Sebastian Meyer / Polaris for TIME

Inside the World of Eliot Spitzer

Wednesday, Mar. 03, 2010

The former Governor attempts to rehabilitate his image

Photographs for TIME by Gillian Laub

James Cameron's Best Special Effects

Thursday, Mar. 04, 2010

A look at how the acclaimed director has utilized state-of-the-art technology to bring his films to life

Rebuilding Destroyed Cities

Tuesday, Mar. 02, 2010

Through the centuries, earthquakes, fires, floods and war have leveled many of the world's great cities, but that has not stopped us from putting them back together again.
A gallery of before-and-after pictures

Massive Earthquake Hits Chile

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010

An 8.8-magnitude event rocks the country's two largest cities

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