Europe: The Lost Continent

Fixing Europe's economic problems will require difficult choices and painful change. But is it too late to avoid failure?


Sentenced to Serving the Good Life in Norway

Norway's criminal-justice system follows one fundamental rule: treat inmates humanely and they'll come out better people. How the country's innovative prisons and liberal policies are successfully rehabilitating offenders — and making society safer


Ready for Change in Egypt

Many Egyptians see Mohamed ElBaradei as an alternative to President Hosni Mubarak. But the deck is stacked against the former IAEA leader


Five Reasons to Visit Pusan (TIME Traveler)

South Korea's second city has all of Seoul's glitz and shopping, and a great big beach to boot

Meet Barcelona's Girl Guides (Style Watch)

If want to get a handle on the Spanish city's design scene, toss your guide aside and book a tour with Antiques & Boutiques