Can Bankruptcy Work? Three Recent Examples

Wednesday, Apr. 01, 2009

Will bankruptcy help save GM or Chrysler? A look at three major bankruptcies — Continental Airlines, Kmart and Fruit of the Loom — shows that outcomes can vary widely

Style & Design: Fashion's New Attitude

Wednesday, Apr. 01, 2009

In a changing world, what's next this spring in design, retail and e-commerce

April Fools'! Three Cheers For History's Greatest Pranks

Wednesday, Apr. 01, 2009

Be on your toes today. There's a rich history of some pretty awesome April Fools' pranks. Here are 10 of our favorite

Architectural Postponements

Monday, Mar. 30, 2009

Plans for prestigious architecture projects often flourish during boom years; the actual construction, though, can wither after the bubble bursts

The G-20 Summit

Thursday, Mar. 26, 2009

At the G-20 summit, world leaders need to stop the global economy going over the edge

Who Are the World's Most Influential People in 2009?

Thursday, Mar. 19, 2009

Cast your vote for the leaders, artists, entrepreneurs and thinkers who deserve a spot on this year's TIME 100

The Iraq War Turns Seven: A Month-by-Month History

Thursday, Mar. 18, 2010

A brief history of the war — month by month, quote by quote

Top 10 Music Festival Moments

Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2009

The SXSW music festival kicks off March 18 in Austin and with 1,800 bands performing on more than 80 stages, there are sure to be some memorable moments

10 Ideas Changing the World in 2009

Thursday, Mar. 12, 2009

The global economy is being remade before our eyes. Here's a guide to the future of the economy, the environment, medicine and more

Top 10 TV Feuds

Thursday, Mar. 12, 2009

Nothing drives up the ratings like a good TV feud. Here are 10 of the best

From Lewinsky to Weiner: 10 Outrageous Political Sex Scandals

Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2009

Anthony Weiner's wiener (photos) got him into a lot of trouble. After originally denying that he sent the photos via Twitter, he came clean in a June 6, 2011, press conference. TIME looks at the tawdry affairs of Weiner and his philandering predecessors

Five Reasons for Economic Optimism

Thursday, Mar. 05, 2009

Seriously, there are reasons for optimism — if you're willing to look really, really hard

Top 10 Conan O'Brien Moments

Friday, Feb. 20, 2009

After 16 years at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Late Night with Conan O'Brien is moving to L.A. TIME looks back at the entertainer's most memorable characters, guests and zingers

Worst Sport Terrorism Attacks

Wednesday, Mar. 04, 2009

From this week's cricket match attacks to the tragedy at the Munich Games, TIME recalls those instances when terrorism invaded the arena

Top 10 Odd Environmental Ideas

Tuesday, Mar. 03, 2009

Is America's obsession with soft, quilted toilet paper destroying the planet? Maybe, but ending that fixation — and switching to reusable wipes (eww) — is just one of a slew of offbeat new suggetions for saving the environment

Top 10 Plundered Artifacts

Thursday, Mar. 05, 2009

Plundered art and antiquities constituted at least a $3 billion a year trade, much to the chagrin of nations struggling to reclaim their lost artifacts

Top 10 Comeback Tours

Monday, Mar. 09, 2009

In honor of Michael Jackson's surprise return to the stage, TIME looks back at some of music's biggest reunions, comebacks and career resurrections

Graphic Novels

Friday, Mar. 06, 2009

As the movie version of the acclaimed graphic novel Watchmen — one of TIME's Top 100 Novels of All Time — hits the big screen, book critic Lev Grossman looks at the best of the form

Top 10 Forgettable Presidents

Monday, Feb. 16, 2009

Presidents Day is typically associated with two titans of the American presidency — George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. But what of the lesser men who have passed through the Oval Office?

Top 10 Google Earth Finds

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009

Google Earth has helped scientists find previously unknown ruins and police locate clandestine marijuana fields. Here are ten of the most unusual discoveries

Top 10 Endangered Exports

Friday, Dec. 04, 2009

A hotter globe will have a profound effect on how we live our lives — and also on our economies. TIME looks at 10 exports — from Italian pasta to Argentine honey — that are likely to be hit as our climate shifts

Business Bucking the Recession

Friday, Feb. 13, 2009

The economy is sinking, stocks are a mess and jobs are disappearing. But some businesses are still booming.

Embarrassing Diplomatic Moments

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

Japanese Finance Minister Shoichi Nakagawa's bizarre, disoriented appearance at a news conference sparked his resignation, but many leaders before him got by unscathed after rather questionable behavior

Best Blogs 2009

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009

TIME makes its second annual list of the best blogs in the world, spanning politics, housekeeping, astronomy and everything in between

Models Falling Down

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009

With New York Fashion Week underway, it's time to hate on the beautiful people. High heels, slippery surfaces and long dresses make the runway a dangerous place for models and a discount rack of schadenfreude for everyone else

Top 10 Grammy Moments

Friday, Feb. 06, 2009

From Michael Jackson's eight-statuette haul to Soy Bomb, TIME looks at the Grammy Awards' top moments

25 People to Blame for the Financial Crisis

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009

The good intentions, bad managers and greed behind the meltdown

Romance, Movie Style

Friday, Feb. 13, 2009

Real-life romance can never be as good as it looks on-screen. Or can it? We've picked 10 of our favorite films d'amour as a guide to how and where you can turn your own relationship into something worthy of an Academy Award.

Top 10 Celebrity Twitter Feeds

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009

Stars are just like us — they Twitter, too! From Britney Spears to Arnold Schwarzenegger, celebs are using the micro-messaging tool to spread the word about everything from the food they eat to the parties they attend

Top 10 Disastrous Letterman Interviews

Friday, Feb. 13, 2009

Joaquin Phoenix appears on The David Letterman Show under the guise of his new bearded, hip-hop persona, puzzling everyone. Here are a few more crazy Letterman interviews

Top 10 Pregnant Performers

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009

Rapper M.I.A. bounded on the stage of the 51st Grammy Awards to perform in style — not only 9-months pregnant, but on her actual due date. Here's a look at some of the most notable pregnant performers in entertainment history

TIME's Oscar Guide: Best Picture

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009

It's Hollywood's biggest night of the year, and TIME film critic Richard Corliss has all the answers: Who's going to win, who will be robbed and who was just plain snubbed

Grading the Grammy Performances

Monday, Feb. 09, 2009

TIME music critic Josh Tyrangiel grades the performances of the 2009 Grammy Awards

How To Know When The Economy is Turning Up

Monday, Feb. 09, 2009

The real secrets to economic forecasting include things like pasta sales, yield spreads, and cardboard prices

Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial

Thursday, Feb. 05, 2009

Born in poverty 200 years ago, the 16th President was a self-starter who believed the government had to step in when markets failed. His views on the economy still ring true today

Cashing in on Obama Around the World

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009

If you've been wondering how the Rio Carnival, an Irish bookmaker or a coffee seller in Hawaii stands to benefit from the 44th President, wonder no more as TIME checks out some money making opportunities

The Country With The Best Bailout Is...

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009

TIME surveys how five countries plan to stimulate their sagging economies

Thinking Big

Friday, Feb. 06, 2009

An inside look at the newest entrepreneurs that have broken ground in the global business world today

Top 10 Celebrity Meltdowns

Wednesday, Feb. 04, 2009

Kiefer Sutherland reportedly headbutted a designer at a Manhattan party. TIME shares some other great celebrity-flipout moments

The Best and Worst Super Bowl Commercials 2009

Monday, Feb. 02, 2009

Which commercials scored touch downs? Which fumbled? TIME's TV critic, James Poniewozik, grades the players

Top 10 Athlete Drug Busts

Tuesday, Feb. 03, 2009

Michael Phelps is only the latest athlete for whom fame, fortune and free time have led to trouble with drugs

Top 10 Ahmadinejad-isms

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009

Never one to shy away from a controversial remark, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's demand of a personal apology from Barack Obama is just one of a number of less-than-realistic claims he's made since his election in 2005

Surveying New Green Technology

Friday, Jan. 30, 2009

TIME breaks down the green energy ideas that can get us off fossil fuels and cool the climate

Top 10 Bush Figures We'll Miss

Monday, Jan. 19, 2009

As the nation prepares to welcome its 44th president, TIME takes a look back at some of the more memorable characters from 43's administration

Top 10 John Updike Books

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009

On the occasion of John Updike's passing, TIME takes a look at the prolific author's most memorable works.

Top 10 Worst Silvio Berlusconi Gaffes

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009

Silvio Berlusconi's latest remark about Italian women and rape is not the Italian Prime Minister's first faux pas. A look at some other regrettable lines

Top 10 Apple Moments

Friday, Jan. 23, 2009

For the 25th anniversary of Macintosh, TIME looks back at Apple's most triumphant moves

The Oscar Nominations: A First Take on the Favorites

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009

Richard Corliss surveys Thursday's Oscar nominations, and makes his picks for who will walk away with Oscar gold

Three Fiats You Might Like To Own

Friday, Jan. 23, 2009

Fiat may evoke unpleasant memories among older American drivers, but it's a much better carmaker today.

World Economic Forum 2009

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009

With the global economy in crisis, Davos needs to forge a real intellectual breakthrough

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