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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Florida: Bracing for a Loss, Gingrich Reinvents Himself as the Insurgent Candidate

Florida: Bracing for a Loss, Gingrich Reinvents Himself as the Insurgent Candidate


Florida: Bracing for a Loss, Gingrich Reinvents Himself as the Insurgent Candidate

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 08:30 AM PST

When you throw a party only to show up an hour and 45 minutes late, the least you can do is feed your guests

Afghanistan: The Taliban's Momentum Seems Not Broken

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:15 AM PST

A fighting unit's experiences in Kunar province poses doubts on President Obama's claim that the Afghan insurgency has been rocked back on its heels

Erin Brockovich's New Case: A Mysterious Teen Tic Outbreak in New York

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

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U.S.-China Solar War: Tariffs on Imports Spark Debate

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:15 AM PST

Tariffs on Chinese imports is a feel-good solution that could do a lot of harm

What Happens to the Kids When Charter Schools Fail?

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 08:30 AM PST

States are closing sub-par charter schools, but shuttling students back to mediocre public schools may be doing kids more harm than good

Italy: Neo-Fascists Claim Ezra Pound, His Family Protests

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:15 AM PST

In Italy, neo-fascists have seized on the American writer name and wartime activity to burnish their own ambitions. His survivors are suing to stop it

Does Facebook Really Create Jobs for 450,000 People?

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

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My Brief (but Valuable) Visit with the World's 1%

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

The weather in Davos has offered a perfect setting for this year's World Economic Forum

Censorship on Twitter: China's State-Run Paper Praises New Policy

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

Twitter's announcement last week that it could begin censoring tweets on a country-by-country basis drew criticism from many free-speech activists, including Reporters Without Borders, a global non-profit group that advocates for journalists

Could Obama's College Tuition Plan Hurt Education?

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Obama "put colleges and universities on notice"

Sudan Kidnappings Highlights Risk for Chinese Businesses Abroad

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

The capture of Chinese workers by rebel troops in Sudan is putting added pressure on Beijing to protect its citizens and investments abroad

Monday, January 30, 2012

Report from Syria: The Brutal, Shadowy War for Hearts and Minds

Report from Syria: The Brutal, Shadowy War for Hearts and Minds


Report from Syria: The Brutal, Shadowy War for Hearts and Minds

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 09:45 AM PST

NBC correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin describes how the Assad regime and the various strands of the opposition are battling for the soul of Syria

Mitt Romney: The Once and Future Front Runner Looks Beyond Florida

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 11:05 AM PST

In a Republican primary season marked by political chaos, here's something that finally seems settled: Mitt Romney will win Tuesday's Florida primary

Is It 'Mission Accomplished' in Libya? Not So Fast

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 09:45 AM PST

Libya's power struggle is far from done and dusted

Check Out the 30 Must-See Tumblr Blogs

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 11:05 AM PST

It's barely five years old, but the micro-blogging platform Tumblr already rakes in 15 billion pageviews every month. With all that buzz, we thought we'd showcase the best accounts out there

Davos: Are Companies More Powerful Than Countries?

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 11:05 AM PST

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Facebook Timeline: Most Users Say, 'No Thanks'

Posted: 17 Jan 2012 10:25 PM PST

Facebook Timeline is here to stay, so do you love it or hate it? Mostly hate it, according to a security firm poll of more than 4,000 Facebook users.

Birth Control: Could It Be Illegal Again?

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 11:05 AM PST

The right to use contraception seems obvious, but a fierce battle is starting to heat up

Fat Doctors Are Less Likely to Help Patients Lose Weight

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 11:05 AM PST

Would you take weight-loss advice from a doctor who hasn't got control of his own size?

2012 SAG Awards: The Best and Worst Dressed

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 11:05 AM PST

As the Screen Actors Guild salutes its own at the group's 18th annual awards show, TIME looks at the SAG red carpet's winner and losers

To Confront Iran, Will the U.S. Risk Relations with India?

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 11:05 AM PST

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An Atomic Shadow: Life Inside a Japanese Nuclear Village

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 11:05 AM PST

Less than a year after the worst natural disaster in centuries, the city of Sendai, Japan, feels like a frontier town

As U.S. Withholds Aid, Palestinian Economy Hits the Ropes

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 11:05 AM PST

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Should Undercover Video Be Banned at Livestock Farms?

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 08:20 AM PST

In a controversy raging in six states, lawmakers are debating whether to criminalize the covert filming of farm activity

The Pregnancy Project: Why One Girl Decided to Fake Her Baby Bump

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 11:05 AM PST

Gaby Rodriguez' mother got pregnant for the first time at age 14. Her sisters got pregnant as teens too.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Q&A: Lionel Messi on Soccer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina

Q&A: Lionel Messi on Soccer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina


Q&A: Lionel Messi on Soccer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 09:30 PM PST

TIME sits down with the man who may be the world's greatest soccer player and tries to get him to open up about his life

Bernanke to Income-Starved Retirees: Tough Luck

Posted: 09 Jan 2012 06:10 AM PST

Securing decent retirement income in a low-yield environment is going to be a problem for a long time.

With Gingrich on the Trail in Florida, Romney Surrogates Are Never Far Behind

Posted: 29 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

Newt Gingrich's rallies have taken on certain characteristics as he crisscrosses Florida

Can Computers Replace Teachers?

Posted: 14 Oct 2011 03:30 AM PDT

Until we figure out how to best use technology in the classroom, the bells and whistles are often a distraction

Tony the Tubby Tiger: An Artist's Warning Against Sugary Cereals

Posted: 29 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

Will a new homespun ad campaign be 'Gr-r-reat' for curbing childhood obesity?

Djokovic Beats Nadal to Win Australian Open

Posted: 29 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

Djokovic Beats Nadal to Win Australian Open

Is American Idol Trying to Be the Olympics?

Posted: 29 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

The 10-year-old show is playing up its history, but what young person wants to watch "an institution"?

Sarkozy Unexpectedly Calls Earlier French Troop Exit From Afghanistan

Posted: 29 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

So it turns out France is indeed leaving Afghanistan earlier than planned, and will seek to bring the last of its current 3,900 troops home by the end of 2013

Counting Down Dickens' Greatest Novels. Number 9: Dombey and Son

Posted: 29 Jan 2012 09:35 AM PST

When the death scene in Dombey and Son was published, all of England was apparently prostrated by grief.

The Dealer

Posted: 26 Jan 2012 04:10 PM PST

Why Sheldon Adelson is staking millions on Newt Gingrich

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom Plans to Release Full-Length Album

Posted: 26 Jan 2012 01:15 PM PST

And he's pulled out all the stops, including recruiting seasoned music producer Printz Board. But will the Internet mogul notch the Billboard charts?

Would You Buy Obama's Old Car for $1 Million?

Posted: 27 Jan 2012 09:45 PM PST

Would You Buy Obama's Old Car for $1 Million?

Saturday, January 28, 2012

In Florida, a Gloomy Gingrich is Slip-Sliding Away

In Florida, a Gloomy Gingrich is Slip-Sliding Away


In Florida, a Gloomy Gingrich is Slip-Sliding Away

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 10:50 AM PST

Listen to Gingrich's gloomy tone on the campaign trail, and you may get a sense that the apocalypse is nigh.

At Davos, Why Is No One Talking About the Poor?

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 10:50 AM PST

Unfair trade practices and poor working conditions in the developing world, issues that dominated the WEF agenda a decade ago, haven't been raised at all.

Why Facebook, Twitter and Google Are in a Social Spat

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 10:50 AM PST

Google's growing struggle with Facebook and Twitter for advantage in the social networking space erupted into public view Tuesday after the search giant's competitors unveiled a new tool

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)

Posted: 26 Jan 2012 04:10 PM PST

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)

The Oil Off Cuba: Washington and Havana Dance at Arms Length Over Spill Prevention

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 06:25 AM PST

Despite the embargo and their cold war, the two countries appear to be in some synch over fear of potential drilling catastrophes

How Veterans Scored Obama's State of the Union

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 10:30 PM PDT

When President Obama delivered the State of the Union address, Paul Rieckhoff, the founder and executive director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America was in the gallery.

Why Home Births Are on the Rise

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 10:50 AM PST

The key to a successful planned home birth? Flexibility

How One Little Android Update Caused a Big Headache

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 10:50 AM PST

My Samsung Galaxy S II had been great to me. Until last week.

Counting Down Dickens' Greatest Novels. Number 10: Oliver Twist

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 10:50 AM PST

Honestly, little Oliver's a bit dull. The novel's best side is its dark side, and Dickens knew it.

Late Night Laughs: 5 Best Comedy Clips of the Week

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 10:50 AM PST

This week, late-night TV got inspiration from State of the Union gaffes to crotchety children's-lit writers

U.S.-Backed Yemen Transition Plan Draws Fire From Democracy Activists

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 06:25 AM PST

The overriding concern with maintaining a regime dedicated to the U.S. campaign against al-Qaeda has seen Washington work to keep much of the old order intact

How the Cult of Apple Became a Victim of Its Own Success

Posted: 28 Jan 2012 10:50 AM PST

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