In 55 wide-ranging lists, TIME surveys the highs and lows, the good and the bad of the past 12 months
The youngest baby boomers will begin turning 50 next year, a noteworthy milestone in the graying of America.
“She’s like a member of our family.” Behind the well-intentioned sentiment, so often said of nannies and caregivers, lurks a sad truth.
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The shrinking size of the fleet is just one variable in considering its adequacy: the ability to perform assigned missions, especially after withstanding whatever threats may exist, is a far better …
A pair of U.S. Army soldiers returns from providing security at a meeting in Farah City, Nov. 18.
It is all but impossible for politicians to be successful if they cannot relate to their constituents and few do so better than Cory Booker.
Militaries have long struggled to strike a balance between how much gear a soldier has to carry into battle. Too much, and he can’t move. Too little, and he might run out of ammo and food, or lack the armor he needs to survive. …
When Major Mary Jennings Hegar was serving as a captain in Afghanistan her aircraft was shot down by enemy fire while she and her crew were evacuating injured soldiers.
Is our drinking water making us sick?
The service is also “seeking sponsorship for a Superbowl XLVII in an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.”