Inside the Fight Against a Flu Pandemic (Health / The Pandemic Flu)

More than 2 billion people worldwide could get it. Hundreds of schools may shut down. And 160 million Americans will need to be vaccinated--twice


The Afghan Age Divide (Afghanistan)

A rising generation wants a bigger voice in shaping its nation — starting with the Aug. 20 election

Why Asia's Gays Are Starting to Win Acceptance

Thanks to more enlightened judges and government policies, being gay in Asia no longer means hiding in the closet. But greater tolerance has not ended years of prejudice and discrimination


Burma: Justice for All

As Burma's junta locks up its greatest threat, calls grow to take the brutal regime to trial


Steven Chu, A Political Scientist (Profile)

Steven Chu, the Nobel-winning Secretary of Energy, says people caused global warming. He also says people, with science's help, can solve it


Hump Day (TIME Traveler)

Forget those rugged 4x4s. A camel safari's just the thing

Room at the Inn (Check In)

Capella Singapore features every high-tech gizmo that the urbane traveler could require

The X Factor (Next Time You're in ... Manila)

Manila's old footwear expo gets a makeover

Hitting a Wall (On Show)

Graffiti's entrée into the world of mainstream culture is no longer in doubt