Sonia Sotomayor: A Justice Like No Other (The Well / Cover Story)

In Sonia Sotomayor, Obama makes a historic choice for the court. What her extraordinary life says about the kind of Justice she would be

Four Myths About The Supreme Court (The Well / Viewpoint)

Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court is a reminder that some of the conventional wisdom about the high bench is wrong


Rick Steves: The Traveler's Aid (The Well / Profile)

Rick Steves has spent his life making Europe more manageable for Americans. His secret to finding a good meal? Listen for a blaring TV





A government report raising questions about the popular satellite navigation system is prompting widespread concerns

The Skimmer

Book Review: Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work by Matthew B. Crawford


The Puppet Master (Comedy)

How playing with dolls has earned Jeff Dunham fame, fortune and fans by the million

Yes We Cannes (Movies)

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie brought glamour to this year's Cannes Film Festival, but onscreen, violence and misery took the spotlight. Richard Corliss reports on the good, the bad and the gory


Government Motors: Can a Reinvention Save GM? (The Well / Business)

You wouldn't assemble a car the way the White House auto team cobbled together deals to keep Chrysler and GM going. So why are taxpayers about to foot a $100 billion bill for a vehicle that might not run?


The Sims 3: Getting Real (Life / Family Tech)

Four years in the making, The Sims 3 is the best yet of the wildly popular PC franchise


10 Questions for Perez Hilton (10 Questions)

The blogger on celebrities, Miss California and what gossip he won't print. Perez Hilton will now take your questions