Royal Flush

Despite the battering the Windsors took in the '90s, the British monarchy is as strong as ever. As Queen Elizabeth nears 80, Time takes an exclusive look at how her surprising personality helps the British Crown retain its relevance


School's Out Forever

Growing numbers of parents are giving up on school and teaching their kids at home. Are they misguided, or have they found a better route to learning?


A Canoe Full of Trouble

Australia's granting of visas to 42 boat people casts a chill on a warming relationship with Indonesia