The New Sheriffs of Wall Street (Cover)

They skipped the partner track. They were underestimated by men. But the women who will regulate banking and finance for the next generation — Mary Schapiro, Sheila Bair and Elizabeth Warren — are not accustomed to taking no for an answer




Haiti (The Well / World)

No Calm Before The Storms

Tent Cities of Haiti

Four months after the earthquake, Port-au-Prince is a collection of jury-rigged tent cities. As the rainy season approaches, the country braces for more misfortune


Preparing for Life After Lost (Television)

It began with a plane crash and polar bears. Then it got weird. How a wildly ambitious tale of science fiction, spirituality and philosophy changed the way we watch television

Lost in 108 seconds

TIME's TV critic James Poniewozik offers a rapid-fire recap of Lost's six seasons

The Demon Drink (Books)

How Prohibition turned tipplers into criminals, teetotalers into lobbyists — and remade U.S. politics

All Yesterday's Parties (Music)

On LCD Soundsystem's third album, approaching middle age is a thing worth dancing to


Super-High-Alcohol Beer Heads to the U.S. (Life / Libations)

European microbreweries like BrewDog are waging a battle to try to get you drunker, with high-alcohol beers like Tactical Nuclear Penguin. Is it good business? Or an example of irresponsible behavior?