The Public Religion Research Institutes releases a sweeping study on U.S. attitudes
“If I offend anyone, I don’t understand why,” says Sons of Confederate Veterans leader
West Virginia at the bottom
Ballot was first of its kind in a municipality
A glitch in the payment cards issued to food stamp recipients meant there were no spending limits
NBA stars show up to support ending gang violence
The facility where the convicted Wikileaker will serve a 35-year sentence says it won’t provide hormone therapy, but the legal precedent for transgender inmates is complicated
We asked our followers to send us images that represented joy to them using the #TIMEHappiness. Here are the 18 of the most inspiring and imaginative submissions as selected by our photo editors.
Americans are free to chase happiness, but too few of us actually achieve it. The answer is in knowing how—and where to look
The declaration of independence enshrined the pursuit as everyone’s right. but the founders had something much bigger than bliss in mind
From Steve Jobs to Mark Twain and Ayn Rand, wise words on the many paths to happiness
We asked our Instagram followers around the world to send us images of what represents joy to them
In a new poll, we look at what Americans do to pursue fulfillment and happiness and what makes them unhappy—from gathering likes on social media to getting a divorce. Their answers might surprise you.