Editors note: Every week, Fortune publishes a story from our magazine archives. On Friday, November 9, former CIA director David Petraeus resigned from his post after admitting to an extramarital affair with his biographer, fellow West Point graduate Paula Broadwell. The complexities of Petraeus' career will unfold over time, but as the term of one CIA director ends, Fortune turns to the career of another: George Tenet. Tenet served under President Clinton MORENov 18, 2012 10:00 AM ET
New, beautifully illustrated doorstoppers on boxing, glaciers, antique postcards, modern India, and New York City.
By Lawrence A. Armour, contributor
FORTUNE -- Coffee table books typically dominate the publishing world at this time of year, and 2012 is no exception. Hundreds of new titles have appeared in recent weeks, all vying for your gift shopping dollars. From this vast selection I chose five very different but equally sumptuous volumes.
First up: Howard MORENov 16, 2012 7:42 AM ET
The relief organization isn't permitted to set up shelters in New York City, thanks to a snarl of bureaucracy and red tape. Meanwhile, 20,000 residents remain displaced after Sandy's devastation.
By Katie Benner
FORTUNE -- What has been conspicuously absent from the areas of New York City hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy are shelters set up by the American Red Cross, an organization that as part of its mission statement provides MORENov 15, 2012 6:22 PM ET
New York's South Street Seaport neighborhood was heavily damaged during Hurricane Sandy. Now the small businesses are starting over—and they need our help. (First in a Fortune series, #savetheseaport)
By Jennifer Reingold
FORTUNE -- It was about 6:20 PM on October 29 when the South Street Seaport began to drown.
Jeff Lim, owner of Fish Market restaurant, and his mother, Lynn Yong, knew that Hurricane Sandy would hit their neighborhood hard. They MORENov 15, 2012 12:36 PM ET
The starchitect's first residential building in Asia is beautiful -- and otherworldly.
By Jennifer Abbasi, contributor
FORTUNE -- A steep tram ride takes visitors up to the Peak, an exclusive mountaintop neighborhood that overlooks Hong Kong's stunning skyline and Victoria Harbor. The Peak was originally home to expats during Britain's 155-year occupation of Hong Kong, which ended with the 1997 handoff to China. Its newest and most notable addition is the Opus MORENov 15, 2012 10:53 AM ET
The election makes a sale of the government's stake all the more possible. And a crucial new pickup is coming out just as the economy begins to pick up.
By Doron Levin, contributor
FORTUNE -- The management of General Motors Co. must be among those most ecstatic that the 2012 presidential election is finally over. The automaker's ties to the U.S., a legacy of its 2009 government-supervised bankruptcy, soon could be no MORENov 14, 2012 2:45 PM ET
The court has tied itself up in intellectual knots that could make it hard to support gay rights. But there is a way even the most conservative members could come around.
By Roger Parloff, senior editor
FORTUNE -- This term, and possibly this month, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to take up at least one gay-rights case of historic significance. The Court could select one of the eight cases now challenging MORENov 12, 2012 7:18 AM ET
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