‘It Looked Like the Apocalypse.’ California Residents Watch in Horror as Wildfires Destroy Their...

Eduardo Flores and his wife could only stare in shock as a massive fireball swallowed their longtime home in Santa Rosa, Calif. within minutes. The Army veteran had woken up...

Mom Killed in Car Crash After Visiting ‘Miracle’ Twins in the Hospital

The family of Katie Evans, a devoted mother of six, never expected her most recent trip to see her premature baby girls at a hospital would be her last. “She...

The Forgotten Women Who Helped Create the Field of Cybersecurity

Everything, it would seem these days, is getting hacked. There are life hacks and weight-loss hacks. There are movements to hack the breast pump, hack the gender wage gap,...

Q&A: Masha Gessen Sees a Bleak Future for Putin’s Russia

Following her 2012 biography of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the author and journalist Masha Gessen turns her focus to the social traumas and disappointed hopes of her native country,...

After the Crash: How Photography Healed a Mind

Jared Moossy can’t remember the first three months after he emerged from the coma. The Austin-based filmmaker, then 35, was critically injured in a motorcycle crash about two years...

How Robots Are Changing the Way You See a Doctor

The following feature is excerpted from TIME Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Humankind, available at retailers and at the Time Shop and Amazon. Medicine is both art and science....

Today’s Journalism Still Inspires Future Generations

1. Can today’s journalism still inspire future generations? By Margaret Sullivan in the Columbia Journalism Review 2. Programs taking aim at the multigenerational cycle of poverty are working. By Dwyer Gunn in...

The 11 Best Places to Travel in November

November is a funny month for travel. Most people are aware that the holiday season is coming soon, with long breaks for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve, and...

Charles J. Sykes: Where the Right Went Wrong

Among the many ironies of the conservative implosion was how the Right became what it had once mocked. In 2008, conservatives ridiculed the Left for its adulation of Barack...

Elderly Americans Are Losing Their Rights

1. How elderly Americans are losing their rights. By Rachel Aviv in the New Yorker 2. Is contract work killing the American dream? By the Wharton School of Business 3. The world can’t...

An Illustrated Interview with Roz Chast

The author of the new graphic memoir Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York on tourists, the subway and pests in her beloved city. This appears in the...

Inside a Changing First-Grade Classroom in the 1970s

When first-grade teacher Bill L’Orange invited LIFE into his classroom 45 years ago, he offered the magazine’s readers a glimpse into a world that few would have otherwise had...

Rare Photos Capture the ‘Essential’ Marilyn Monroe

In the course of Marilyn Monroe’s career, she had the choice of many photographers to work with. In 1954, she chose Milton H. Greene. Monroe formed a partnership with Greene...

Gaming Makes People Better Learners

1. Gaming makes people better learners. By Judith Merkelt-Jedamzik at Ruhr-Universität Bochum 2. Mass shootings are an American problem. There’s an American solution. By Senator Chris Murphy in the Washington Post 3. Does...

Cheryl Strayed: Someday, a Woman Like Hillary Clinton Will Win

My kids didn’t have school the day after Donald Trump won the presidential election and eventually, near noon, they came into my room to see what was wrong with...