The Christian Science Monitor

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.

Articles from September 15, 2010

Afghanistan Election: How to Campaign in a War Zone
Parliamentary candidates in the Afghanistan election to be held Saturday say the only way to campaign safely is by telephone.On the final day of campaigning for Saturday's parliamentary election, NATO's secretary general said that security in Afghanistan...
Cedar Point Named 'Best Amusement Park.' Did Your Favorite Park Get a Prize?
Cedar Point won the top prize at Amusement Today's recent awards show for the amusement park and resort industry. Other categories included 'Friendliest Staff' and 'Best Children's Park.'Cedar Point Amusement Park/Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, won the Golden...
China's Public Opinion Gap: Chinese Youth Are Starting to Mistrust Beijing
Economic success has kept China calm and public opinion high. But trust in government is eroding just as demands on Beijing for more political rights are likely to rise.One recent evening, a 20-something Chinese woman was watching the TV news here with...
Christine O'Donnell and 'Tea Party' Victories: What Do They Mean?
Christine O'Donnell is the new GOP nominee for the Delaware Senate seat, having benefited from tea party support. The question now is what the tea-party enthusiasm - and candidates - mean for the GOP's electoral fortunes in November.Big victories by...
Communist Reform: Could It Happen in North Korea?
Amid reports of a major political gathering in North Korea, communist history suggests post-Kim moderation is possible.When a Communist dictator dies, moderation follows. It's a virtual axiom of political science, supported by much of 20th- century history....
Export Giants Japan and China Challenge US with Currency Ploys
Japan's move to devalue the yen and China's continued currency manipulation show a global drive to grow economies with more exports. Will Obama be just as tough in boosting US exports and creating jobs?Political pressure to create jobs in a tough economy...
From Tolerance to Love
A Christian Science perspective.Take news stories from any region in the world and you may encounter a call for more tolerance, where religion, race, and many other factors are concerned. Intolerance seems to hold a spot in every newscast, and in many...
Glaciers, Known for Erosion, Can Help Mountains Grow
Glaciers' 'buzz-saw effect' can level mountains. But at high altitudes, glaciers can freeze to mountains and shield against erosion, new research suggests.Mountain glaciers have long been recognized as powerful agents grinding down the craggy landscapes...
Gulf Oil Spill: After It Hit Beaches, Where Did It Go?
Some crude from the Gulf oil spill has seeped into the sand. It may be altering ecosystems - 'for all time,' one expert says.On a morning stroll down the serene beaches of Grand Isle State Park, a visitor can watch as waves quietly lap the shore, birds...
How Bill Clinton Factors in California Governor Race
Former President Bill Clinton found himself tossed between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman this week. Clinton endorsed Brown, but how the candidates respond could have more of an impact.Former President Bill Clinton endorsed California Democratic gubernatorial...
How Israeli-Palestinian Battle for Jerusalem Plays out in One Neighborhood
The Israeli-Palestinian battle for Jerusalem is playing out in Silwan between Arab residents, religious Jews, and a municipality looking to revitalize its storied global brand.The second round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks under way culminates tonight...
How Reliable Is Personal DNA Testing?
DNA testing deliver uncertainty. Faulty interpretation and incomplete genetic research are cited in direct-to-consumer tests.Kevin Davies sent a sample of his saliva to a genetic testing laboratory in Iceland to learn about his health risks. When he...
Hurricane Julia Joins Igor in the Atlantic as Karl Greets Mexico
Hurricane Julia became a Category 4 storm Wednesday. Tropical storm Karl is expected to reach hurricane status by the time it makes landfall in Mexico Saturday morning. Igor could brush Bermuda by Sunday.And Karl makes 11.Tropical storm Karl made landfall...
Insurgents Still Using Quran Burning Furor to Raise Afghans' Ire
To stoke opposition to US and Afghan troops, insurgents are taking advantage of outrage over the Quran burning threat, says the governor of a strategic Afghan province.Insurgents are actively trying to use the threat by a Florida preacher to burn Qurans...
Kelly Ayotte Election: A Relief to Mainstream Republicans
The nomination of Kelly Ayotte for a US Senate seat from New Hampshire is good news for the Republican Party establishment, given these 'tea party' times.The Republican nomination of Kelly Ayotte for a US Senate seat from New Hampshire is good news -...
Mexican Independence Day: Across Latin America, Bicentennial Parties Abound
Mexican Independence Day marks the 200th anniversary of freedom from Spanish rule. This year, five Latin American countries mark their bicentennials by taking stock in progress and challenges ahead.Latin America is showcasing the remains of revolutionary...
Michael Steele's 'Fire Pelosi' Bus Tour: 48 States or Bust
GOP chairman Michael Steele wants to oust Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with his 'Fire Pelosi Bus Tour.' But some in his own party are gunning for Steele's job too.Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele hit the road in a big red...
Never Mind the Italian Witch Hunt -- Amanda Knox Is Innocent
Amanda Knox was convicted of murder in an Italian courtroom nearly a year ago. Her appeal will be heard this fall, and if the case is decided on fact rather than fiction, she will be set free.Over the past few years, Perugia, Italy, has been the focus...
Steve Jobs Preparing to Revolutionize the Newspaper Business?
Steve Jobs and Apple are rumored to be preparing a newspaper subscription service. Could Steve Jobs shake up another industry?iPods revolutionized the music industry. iPhones changed cellphones forever. Could the iPad revamp the newspaper business? It...
'Stop Loss' Back Pay for US Troops Goes Unclaimed
US troops involuntarily kept in the military after 9/11 are eligible for special compensation. More than half of the $534 million in 'stop loss' funds has not been claimed - and the deadline looms.More than half of the money set aside to compensate troops...
'Tea Party' Is Polarizing, but Has Many 'Closet Admirers,' Poll Finds
Americans who see the tea party movement in a favorable light equal - or slightly surpass - those who see it unfavorably, according to a new Christian Science Monitor/TIPP poll.Forty-four percent of Americans now see the upstart "tea party" movement...
The Chosen Peoples
What are the responsibilities of a 'chosen' people?In The Chosen Peoples, authors Todd Gitlin and Liel Leibovitz blendhistorical and religious perspectives to show how Israel and theUnited States have viewed themselves as God's "chosen" peoples.The concept...
Top 5 Reasons Jerusalem Is Such a Thorny Issue
Jerusalem is considered by many to be the trickiest issue to resolve in a two-state solution to Middle East peace. Israelis see the city as their "undivided and eternal capital" but Palestinians also seek to put their future capital in East Jerusalem,...
Vincent Gray Beats Adrian Fenty: What Does It Mean for School Reform?
Michelle Rhee, the D.C. schools chancellor, launched aggressive school reforms under Mayor Adrian Fenty. But with Vincent Gray's win Tuesday, she'll probably be ousted.With Mayor Adrian Fenty's loss to D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray in Tuesday's...
What Is the 'Tea Party' and How Is It Shaking Up American Politics?
Here's your guide to FAQs about the tea party: What is the tea party? How did the movement get started? Could it determine the balance of congressional power?In recent months, the "tea party" movement has swept across the political landscape, sending...
Who Is Carl Paladino?
Carl Paladino won the GOP gubernatorial primary in New York. Some of his proposals have already raised eyebrows, and he says he's not afraid to be confrontational.Call Carl Paladino, the Republican candidate for New York governor, "an angry man."Mr....
Will Delaware GOP Leaders Take Up 'Christine O'Donnell for Senate'?
In a stinging loss for Delaware's GOP, Michael Castle lost to Christine O'Donnell in Senate primary race. Now, state Republicans face a common problem in this primary election season: reconciling with a 'tea party'-backed candidate for the general election.Christine...
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