A year after a Tunisian fruit vendor set himself ablaze, dissent has spread across the Middle East, reaching Europe and the U.S., reshaping global politics and redefining people power
A collection of the latest glossy tomes that are equally fashionable in covers and content
In 54 wide-ranging lists, TIME surveys the highs and lows, the good and bad, of the past 12 months
A dozen glamorous gifts for the holiday season, from leather board games to blitz and bling
Sometimes it's all about the box or label. TIME rounds up inexpensive items that come beautifully wrapped for convenient gift giving
As we prepare to give thanks by gorging ourselves on a Thanksgiving Day feast, TIME staffers rounded up this list of the good things 2011 brought to our lives. This year, we're thankful...
We take a look at the places that take this holiday very seriously, from over-the-top light extravaganzas to the classic and quaint
Tradition dictates that TIME's editors choose the Person of the Year, but we want to know: if you were in charge, who would it be?
As they say, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
An inside look at the $800 billion battle to heal returning servicemen and women
From green goods to goodies that give back, TIME rounds up pretty presents from socially conscious companies
With so many of the world's economies in tatters, the combined might of China and India could spearhead global growth in the coming decades. Are they up to the job?
The G in G-20 gets all the glory. In honor of the final day of the G-20, TIME took a look at all the other G's that are more worthy of praise
60 Minutes correspondent Andy Rooney passed away November 4, 2011 at the age of 92. In memory of Rooney's 33-year career on the CBS show, TIME took a look at some of his most ridiculous complaints
Forget "till death do us part" these celebrities couldn't even make it a year. In honor of Sinead O'Connor's 18 days of wedded bliss, TIME rounded up the 10 most ephemeral Hollywood unions
This month, the seven billionth person will be born on a planet already strapped for resources. To mark this extraordinary milestone, TIME explores the most pressing population issues of the day
Our critics pick the most extraordinary English-language pop recordings since the beginning of TIME magazine in 1923. Here are 100 (unranked) songs of enduring beauty, power and inventiveness
TIME surveys small businesses around the world and the entrepreneurs that keep them going
Harold Camping predicts the world will end today he's said that before. Here's hoping the world does not actually end today, because TIME rounded up 10 spectacularly wrong predictions in his honor
A look at the innovative ways small businesses are adapting and growing in a changing economic climate
After 42 years in power in Libya, Muammar Gaddafi met his demise Oct. 20. TIME takes a look at other dictators who have been overthrown by their own people
Justin Bieber and Snooki are so 2010. This year, there's plenty of pop-culture news worth mining for Halloween-costume glory. TIME takes a look at the getups that are sure to win any costume contest
As Occupy Wall Street enters its fourth week, TIME takes a look at other sociopolitical movements in U.S. history
Some of the greatest minds in their fields gather in Chicago to discuss, create and promote innovation on a variety of topics.
Nothing sparks debate like the Nobel Prize awards. This week we've already had accusations of insularity, Brits betting on Bob Dylan and a winner dying without the committee realizing it. TIME takes a look at the most controversial moments in the history
In a nod to the American recession, the children's television show will feature a character that doesn't have enough food. Here, TIME takes a look at the other puppet personalities who've tackled tough issues for kids
From playground cruelty to the online rumor mill, we're hearing more about bullying than ever, but are we getting better at helping kids and teens cope?
On Saturday, hip-hop star Kanye West turned fashion designer, launching his women's-wear line at Paris Fashion Week. TIME takes a look at the other celebrities who have traded one medium for another
A new World Health Organization report details air pollution rates around the globe. Here are the cleanest cities in the country
As the Daniel Craig thriller Dream House hits theaters, TIME takes a look back at the most frightening haunted abode movies ever
As Steve Buscemi reprises his leading role in season two of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," TIME takes a look at other unconventional leading men throughout the years
The World Health Organization has ranked global cities on the amount of particulate pollution in their air. Here's the dirtiest of the dirty in the U.S.
This weekend's "Moneyball" will try to prove, yet again, whether America's pastime can hit a home run at the box office. What a perfect occasion to pick the best sports films ever (in alphabetical order). Though we've definitely left out some sentimental favorites cry us a river over "Brian's Song" some other time we're confident that you'll discover some new classics
TIME takes a look at Nirvana's small but stunning video corpus from the band's two-and-a-half years in the spotlight
Fifty years ago, Congress authorized the Peace Corps Act, formally instating the service organization that would go on to send more than 200,000 volunteers to 139 countries
Earth, Wind & Fire's hit "September" asks, "Do you remember the 21st night of September?" This Sept. 21, TIME takes a look at songs with specific date references
Out of the 250 movies screened at Toronto's festival, TIME's Richard Corliss picks seven that challenged and entertained
In a move sure to raise eyebrows and complicate jersey sales, the NBA athlete formerly-known as Ron Artest has officially changed his name to Metta World Peace. TIME takes a look at other celebs that have made question name changes
To hail that spirit on the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001, TIME revisited the people who led us, moved us and inspired us
More than 250 designers presented their Spring-Summer 2012 collections during the biannual event, which ran Sept. 8-15. TIME rates ten of the week's most well-known labels
It's hard for actors to avoid being typecast, particularly after audiences have spent years watching them on a hit TV show week after week. Here are some of the most successful reincarnations
On Sept. 15 Helle Thorning-Schmidt led her political alliance to victory in Denmark, paving the way for her to become the country's first female Prime Minister. In honor of female politicians kicking through glass ceilings, TIME takes a look at 13 women who have made it to the top
On the 15th anniversary of Tupac Shakur's death at age 25, TIME takes a look at 10 hip hop stars whose murders were never resolved
You might find yourself wanting to hole up at home away from others after watching Steven Soderbergh's Contagion. Here's a look at ten other pandemic-focused films to watch during your self-imposed quarantine.
We pick the 100 best and most influential written in English since 1923, the beginning of TIME ... magazine
From the massive 2,370 pound crocodile caught this week in the Philippines, to the most toxic jelly fish in the world, a look at the creepiest creatures in the world
Meet the innovators and problem-solvers that are inspiring change in America
As we bid summer adieu, TIME takes a look at the things you might not know about Labor Day
To mark the end of summer, TIME takes a look at movies with copious amounts of perspiration