The Lost Tribes of Europe (Cover / Society)

Now that national borders are starting to blur, some of Europe's original minorities are fighting to reclaim their cultures

Tribal Portraits (Cover / Society)

TIME visits the Veps in Russia, Rusyns in Slovakia, Sorbs in Germany and Bretons in France


"Angie" Rocks The Vote (Europe / Germany)

What could stop Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats from winning the German election?



Searching for Answers (Notebook / Britain)

The shooting of an innocent Brazillian focuses attention on Britain's police

A Diplomatic Missionary (Notebook / The Pope)

The Pope's first trip abroad hints at intentions to talk tough on the world stage


Buyout Mania

American firms are buying European companies, slashing jobs, boosting profits. Are they sinners or saviors?


Desert Storm (Curtain Raiser)

How the Burning Man festival brings music to soothe the savage heat

Let RSS Go Fetch (Tech Watch)

One answer to the problem of too much information

Inner-City Oasis (Check In)

This Hong Kong hotel offers its guests the best of both worlds

Top Dog (Amuse-Bouche)

Hot dogs are a Chicago specialty. Here's where to find the city's best