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in assassination plots whose agents may face elimination. Can its head be found and stopped?
In picking him as his vice-presidential partner, Donald J. Trump brought on board someone who knows his way around Washington and cares about details. Why the former altar boy might make this work
EVEN FOR DONALD TRUMP, THE DISTANCE IS STILL fun to think about, up here in his penthouse 600 ft. in the sky, where it’s hard to make out the regular people below. The ice skaters swarming Central Park’s Wollman Rink look like old-television static,
Fidel Castro banned religion when he first took over but in recent years the regime has been more tolerant.
The greatest unknown for U.S. interests in the world might be the United States itself.
Your goal isn’t to live like the 1%. It’s to achieve 100% of the life that matters to you. Steal a page from today’s millionaires and learn how to plot your best route to financial freedom.
The president-elect is issuing statements to world leaders that radically depart from U.S. foreign policy, and benefit his family’s corporate empire.
Trump's election has reopened questions that have long seemed settled in America—including the acceptability of open discrimination against minority groups.
Diplomacy is like chess, a sport Russia excels in. Putin is a grandmaster of something else
A three-year investigation found that key parts of Snowden's story do not check out.
The post-World War II global order is a great U.S. achievement. It should not be imperiled
Even America's own government analysts see the American Era drawing to a close.
WE WANT TO BELIEVE WE’RE ALL BASICALLY the same and want the same things, but what if we’re not? Islam, in both theory and practice, is exceptional in how it relates to politics. Because of its outsize role in law and governance, Islam has been—and
The president-elect has said he’ll dump the TPP, but is he prepared for the realignment to follow?
After Kala Brown is rescued from being chained inside a storage container for 2 months, police uncover at least 3 bodies nearby—and her murderous captor’s chilling secrets
AS IN THE PAST, THE DAY WILL BE COLD. Melania will hold the Bible. The kids will stand by proudly. The new President will recite his lines carefully, smile broadly and change history. And American international leadership, a constant since 1945, will
Reports of Facebook's demise among teens have been greatly exaggerated. Here, some marketing lessons from the kids and the unique ways they use their favorite undead platform.
From record-high graduation rates to the percentage of students who attend charters, here are some figures that help tell the story of U.S. schools over the last year.
THE WINNER OF THE POPULAR VOTE LEAVES A COMPLICATED LEGACY
WHEN SYRIANS POURED INTO THE streets in March 2011 to demand an end to President Bashar Assad’s repressive regime, in the country’s largest city, the first protests were small. It was not until 2012, after peaceful demonstrations had turned to armed
TARA JOHN ON JULY 15, QANDEEL BALOCH, a Pakistani social-media star, was strangled to death by her brother for “dishonoring” the family name by being outspoken about female sexuality. So-called honor killings are widespread in Pakistan, where more t
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
How Beijing reads the president-elect’s flirtation with Taiwan.
THIS IS THE 90TH TIME WE HAVE NAMED THE person who had the greatest influence, for better or worse, on the events of the year. So which is it this year: Better or worse? The challenge for Donald Trump is how profoundly the country disagrees about the
There may come a day when we look back at the intense, instantaneous interest that Donald Trump’s tweets once produced and we chuckle, noting how President Trump’s Twitter postings, now shorn of their novelty, generate roughly as much attention as a
TO CRAFT A LIST OF THE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL photographs in the history of the medium, TIME conducted thousands of interviews and consulted an international team of curators, historians and editors. Now, in essays and short films, we delve into the st
It's getting harder for centrists to convince themselves right-wing nationalism will disappear any time soon.
AT NEARLY EVERY RALLY IN THE WANING days of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to purge the wealthy special interests that wield power in D.C. “I don’t need them. I don’t want them,” he told a roaring crowd in Akron, Ohio, in August, de
Many millionaires attribute their success to their careers and companies. Do what they do.
ACCORDING TO ESTIMATES FROM FEDERAL agencies, there are tens of thousands of prisoners in solitary confinement—put there not by judges or juries but at the discretion of prison administrators. Often the conditions are extreme: one California prisoner
Roughly 2,500 years ago, the first great Persian Empire, led by Cyrus the Great, was founded. Over the next several centuries, it grew to dominate a significant portion of the world’s extant population and stretched from western India to the Mediterr
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