There was something especially poignant about Speaker Tom Foley passing away shortly after the bitter hostility of the government shutdown. He would not have approved of the House Republican confrontational strategy. However, I …
The season’s big movie is beautiful and deeply disturbing in equal measures, says someone in a position to know
It’s a shame the climate debate remains so heated, when what we’re able to predict remains so modest
Someday you’ll be a robot with a locket holding your last human cells
History is longer than the news cycle or a term in office, writes the chess champion
Young American women are smitten with Kate Middleton in spite of themselves. They’ll even watch an interview with her husband
It is our exceptionalism—and our separation of powers—that has kept us out of war in Syria.
If American interests are at stake, then our goal should not be stalemate
In a commencement address to the University of Oklahoma, Zakaria paints a picture of a thriving America
Why is locking up a woman for one’s own pleasure more newsworthy than locking up a woman in order to pimp her out?
TIME Ideas rounds up the most thought-provoking pieces about the tragedy in Boston
Parents should know: children are not like hair color or college majors or other things you can just “change your mind” about
TIME Ideas rounds up the most thought-provoking posts on the web