The Battle Over Birth (Cover | Society)

From elective caesareans to better medication, Europe's mothers-to-be are demanding more choices and greater control over the way they give birth


Inside Hamas (Middle East | Israel)

Israel hoped that killing Hamas' spiritual leader, Sheik Ahmed Yassin, would break the terrorist group's spirit. TIME takes an intimate look at Hamas, its new leader — and why it's not going away



Biz Watch (Notebook)

Microsoft's Big Fine; Monster on the web;

World Watch (Notebook)

Blair makes up with Gaddafi; Kosovo Killings; Tai Elections


Unhappy Anniversary (Africa | Rwanda)

A decade on, Rwanda struggles to come to terms with the genocide


The Virtual Virtuoso (Global Adviser | Tech Watch)

Apple's GarageBand puts a full-scale recording studio at your fingertips

If the Cap Fits (Global Adviser | Grapevine)

Struggling with corkscrews? Then say hello to the screw cap

Ready, Set, Dance! (Global Adviser | Diversions)

The terpsichorean arts are gaining street cred

Saluting Fashion's Bad Girl (Global Adviser | Style Watch)

After more than 30 years of irreverence and innovation, Vivienne Westwood has earned her place among the most influential designers of her generation

Turtle Tourism (Global Adviser | Check In)

Far more exotic than the antics of Trinidad's Mardi Gras are the nocturnal activities of its turtles