The Christian Science Monitor is a national weekly print newspaper published by the Christian Science Publishing Society and owned by the First Church of Christ, Scientist. The paper was a daily until March, 2009; currently the website is updated daily. First published in 1908, the Christian Science Monitor is headquartered in Boston, Mass.The average age of a Christian Science Monitor reader is 59, and 61 percent of the readers are women. The average household income of the newspapers readers ...The Christian Science Monitor is a national weekly print newspaper published by the Christian Science Publishing Society and owned by the First Church of Christ, Scientist. The paper was a daily until March, 2009; currently the website is updated daily. First published in 1908, the Christian Science Monitor is headquartered in Boston, Mass.The average age of a Christian Science Monitor reader is 59, and 61 percent of the readers are women. The average household income of the newspapers readers is just under $94,000; over 72 percent have a four-year college degree and more than 40 percent have a post-graduate degree. It covers national and international news. The Christian Science Monitor is not a religious paper. The Christian Science Monitor has won seven Pulitzer Prizes since 1950. The most recent was in 2002 for an editorial cartoon. In 2006, one of the paper's freelance reporters, Jill Carroll was kidnapped in Iraq. She was released after 82 days. The paper has also won other awards, including the National Headliner Award, National Society of Newspaper Columnists awards, and the Reporters and Editors Award. Mary Trammell is the Editor-in-Chief, Jonathan Wells is the Publisher, John Yemma is the Editor and Marshall Ingwerson is the Managing Editor.
North Korea tested a nuclear device Tuesday, the third since
2006. The underground explosion, which was more powerful and perhaps
smaller in design than the previous ones, has sparked a critical
mass of international alarm.Has the regime of Kim Jong-un...
September 1988: Speed demon Ben Johnson is stripped of Olympic
gold for testing positive for a banned steroid after winning the 100-
meter race.November 1999: World Anti-Doping Agency is established to
coordinate and monitor the fight against doping...
The search for former Los Angeles Police Department officer
Christopher Dorner has ended in a blaze of gunfire and flames, but
that seeming finale does not end the investigation. Rather, many
aspects of the pursuit for justice now enter new phases.Here...
In Coolidge, conservative journalist Amity Shlaes gives us a
hefty, well-researched, contrarian tome about Calvin Coolidge, the
man of few words who ruled the nation during much of the roaring
20s. Unfortunately, whether you like it will depend on what...
Gun control has become one of the preeminent battles of 2013.
During a press conference last month, in which he was surrounded by
children, President Obama urged Congress to ban assault (automatic)
weapons, limit magazines to 10 bullets, and introduce...
At this years Academy Awards ceremony, the creators of a
critically acclaimed 6-1/2 minute movie will learn if they will be
taking home the Oscar in the Best Short Film, Animated category.
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January was a busy month for drugs in sport. First, cyclist Lance
Armstrong admitted on national television to running what one
antidoping agency called "the most sophisticated, professionalized,
and successful doping program that sport has ever seen."Two...
Over the past decade, researchers have documented the increased
vulnerability of large stands of a Southwestern forest icon the
pinyon pine to the dangers associated with a warming climate:
drought, insects, and wildfires.Now, it appears that rising...
Sometimes, a speech is significant not for the points it makes,
but for the points it doesnt make.President Obamas State of the Union address Tuesday billed as
the blueprint for his second term, not just the next year appears
to be one such case. Missing...
Cheaper Italian pasta in US supermarkets? More Mustangs prowling
the byways of Provence?President Obamas announcement in his State of the Union address
Tuesday night that the United States and European Union will begin
negotiating creation of the largest...
A bruised cheek. A broken bone. Verbal battering. A window
shattered in an effort to intimidate. The rate of such violence or
abuse between husband and wife or any two intimate partners has
been on the wane in America, falling by a stunning 64 percent
Before North Korea conducted its third nuclear test this week,
China made strong efforts to dissuade Pyongyang, saying that if it
went ahead with the test, it must pay a heavy price.After Pyongyang went ahead with the test anyway, China,
The manhunt for former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner reached
its climax Tuesday night with dramatic shootouts and leaping flames
engulfing a mountain hideout. Authorities believe the cabin,
sequestered in a gully near the resort town of Big Bear Lake,...
A protest that has at times swelled into the hundreds of
thousands entered its ninth day today in Bangladeshs capital,
touched off by the outcome of a war crimes trial that has awoken an
astonishing struggle over this country's identity and the role...
President Obama in his 2013 State of the Union laid out an
expansive vision for government efforts to help boost the American
middle class, called upon Congress to finally pass comprehensive
immigration reform, announced that the US effort in Afghanistan...
As part of a broader effort to strengthen the middle class,
President Obama proposed making universal preschool education
available to all children in America in his State of the Union
address Tuesday, a policy hell underscore when he visits an early
President Obama presented Congress with a plea for sanity during
his State of the Union address Tuesday night.Lets set party interests aside and work to pass a budget that
replaces reckless cuts with smart savings and wise investments in
In his State of the Union message Tuesday, President Obama said,
Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of
health-care costs.He didnt dwell on the point. Members of his own party applauded,
and he moved on to talk about the need...
The goal of job growth and rising prosperity for the middle class
formed the thematic core of President Obama's State of the Union
speech Tuesday.The economy very much needs that.Not every idea Mr. Obama proposed on this front is a sure jobs
Nestled early into President Obamas State of the Union speech
last night was a short bit about how the housing market and housing
lenders have become a little too cautious.After a housing disaster driven by unscrupulous lenders who
handed handing out...
To many, the state of Americas union is fractious. Distrust,
disdain, and suspicion permeate American politics. Divisions within
and between the two major parties have stymied the legislative
process.Last night in his State of the Union address, President...
Did you see shocker rocker/gun advocate Ted Nugent attending
President Obamas State of the Union address? At first reporters had
a hard time finding him, but eventually the cameras discovered the
Motor City Madman high in the House gallery, sitting quietly...
We don't know where we're going, and we don't know how we are
getting there.This truth becomes ever more apparent as my sister Britta and I
bushwhack through tangles of willow. We gouge our shins on immovable
limbs, get clipped in the head by big branches,...
As President Obama begins his second term, this is the right
moment for the United States and the European Union to work together
even more closely on a number of issues relevant to both their
domestic and foreign policy agendas.The most immediate way...
The Obama administration on Wednesday unveiled a long-awaited
executive order intended to bolster cybersecurity by hardening the
computer networks that control the nations power grid, financial and
transportation systems, and other critical infrastructure.The...
Analysts are toning down threat assessments on Iran as several
developments coincide to lower the drumbeat of fears about Iran's
nuclear intentions.From slower-than-expected missile progress, to resumed conversion
of Iran's most sensitive enriched uranium...
In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Obama
mentioned 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, the girl who participated at
his inauguration festivities and was gunned down near his Chicago
home three weeks ago, to push for a vote on gun-control...