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 30, 1993

Bosnians Accept Principle of Partition, but Not Map
THE Muslim-dominated Bosnian parliament yesterday accepted the principle of dividing Bosnia-Herzegovina along ethnic lines, but rejected the map now contained in the peace plan.The vote effectively represented a tradeoff designed to keep the peace negotiations...
Campus Fare Caters to Students of the '90S Choices Today Range from Ethnic Cuisine to Frozen Yogurt and Even Afternoon Breakfasts
IT'S just past noon at Purdue University, and students are crowding into the school's main dining hall.They are greeted by a taco-salad line, a grill line, a hot and cold deli line, and vegetable and entree lines. A salad bar complete with fresh vegetables...
Colin Powell: Old Soldier Least Likely to Fade Away Retiring Joint Chiefs Chairman Redefined Pentagon's Hierarchy; Now the Oval Office May Beckon
FOUR-STAR Gen. Colin Powell, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, sat up in his chair and appeared to shrug. He managed to look both humble and larger than anyone in the room."I'm an infantry officer who kind of ended up here," he said.In this case...
Cuban Military Chafes under Shrunken Mandate Defectors Say Tension with Civilians Is Hurting Morale
THE Cuban military - once the most formidable in Latin America - is portrayed by two defecting fighter pilots as demoralized, impoverished, and facing increasing civilian hostility."Officers have been told, `When you go to Havana, don't wear your uniform...
End Angola's Anguish
IN activating an embargo on arms and fuel sales to rebels in Angola, the United Nations Security Council has sent a clear signal, even if the embargo is largely symbolic: UNITA must bring its forces to heel and return to face the government at the bargaining...
Events
NEW TRADE STRATEGY FOR US President Clinton was expected yesterday to unveil a National Export Strategy aimed at raising United States exports of goods and services from $628 billion a year in 1992 to $1 trillion by the end of the decade, and creating...
Joel Starts the Fire on World Tour the `Piano Man' Heads out with `River of Dreams,' His Latest Album
BILLY JOEL brings a new beard and a new batch of songs to his current world tour. The whiskers may hide his face, but the songs from his just released album, "River of Dreams," reveal his thoughts about everything from urban sprawl to the significance...
Jordan's King Approves Schedule for Elections
KING Hussein's decision to hold Jordan's first multiparty parliamentary elections on schedule reflects an attempt to preserve the country's experiment with democracy despite deepening divisions between supporters and opponents of the Israeli-Palestinian...
Kenya's Shackled Press
MANY foreigners still imagine Kenya to be Africa's land of milk and honey, but President Daniel arap Moi's mark, at least in terms of the press, is closer to guardian of failing dictatorship than overseer of Africa's success story.The ruling party, the...
Lawmaker Urges Speeding Up Russia Aid Series: THE MONITOR BREAKFASTS. Part of an Occasional Series
RUSSIAN President Boris Yeltsin "seems to have the upper hand" in his struggle against parliament, says Rep. Lee Hamilton, chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.Representative Hamilton, an Indiana Democrat, told a Monitor breakfast yesterday...
Lift High-Tech Export Restrictions
WE are seeing the confluence of political, economic, and technological change that has no precedent in history. As a result, America's foreign and domestic policy priorities are also changing. To maintain severe restrictions on telecommunications exports...
Making the Case for Forfeiture Series: GOVERNMENT'S BIG GRAB CIVIL FORFEITURE. Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Assets Seized from Drug Traffickers Are Plowed Back into Law Enforcement. for Some, This Is a `Delicious Irony.' Part 2 of a Five-Part Series. First of Two Articles Appearing Today. Part 1 Ran Sept. 28
CALL it "jalopy justice."Five years ago, local drug traffickers flaunted their new-found wealth by driving through this suburban community in snazzy new Porsches, Ferraris, and BMWs. Then came the crackdown.Police grabbed the criminals' fancy wheels,...
Moscow Standoff Strains Support for Yeltsin the Long Wait May Work in Parliament's Favor, Giving It Credibility
TIME appears to be running out for the core of parliament deputies and their supporters sealed tightly in the Russian White House behind a cordon of troops.But the sand is running out of Boris Yeltsin's hourglass as well. The longer the foes of the Russian...
N.Y. Comptroller Runoff Gives Nod to Challenger, Boost to Mayor but Tight Budget Will Make It Tough for Winner in November
ALAN Havesi won't be "Alan Who" anymore.Instead, the Queens Assemblyman easily defeated incumbent Elizabeth Holtzman in a runoff election for comptroller in which about 10 percent of registered Democrats voted.Mr. Havesi, who ran unsuccessfully against...
Plant Trees and Woody Perennials in the Fall
AS part of an ongoing attempt to educate gardeners, nursery owners and landscape services often mount "fall is for planting" campaigns this time of year. By that they don't mean planting only tulips, daffodils, and other spring-flowering bulbs. Fall,...
Report on Waco Attack Will Strengthen Case for Agency Shake-Up ATF MAY BE D.O.A
THEIR forerunners were the "revenooers" hunting down illicit Ozarks moonshine-makers and the "untouchables" who finally nabbed Chicago's Prohibition-era gangster Al Capone for tax evasion.Yet many Americans had probably never heard of the Bureau of Alcohol,...
Russian Economy Remains in Turmoil Opponents Say President Yeltsin's Efforts to Stabilize the Transition to a Market Economy Will Instead Rile the Nation's Economic Chaos
ECONOMIC necessity may have pushed Russian President Boris Yeltsin into taking the politically risky step of circumventing Russia's constitution and disbanding Parliament.Mr. Yeltsin's market reforms were paralyzed because of the Parliament's staunch...
Tests Continue on the `Slow Cook' Method of Recycling Used Plastic but Some Environmentalists Say the Method Is Not Really Recycling
THE plastics industry hails it as advanced recycling. To some environmentalists, it is not recycling at all.In a small processing plant here in western Washington, William Conrad is transforming plastics into three basic components: petroleum, carbon...
Texas-Sized Indictment
IN politics, one is often guilty before proven innocent. That is a burden now facing the Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas in the wake of her indictment by a grand jury on charges of misconduct while state treasurer.She will likely face a Texas-sized...
The Eternal Dance of Waves Series: LENS AND LIGHT. `Lens and Light' Is a Series Showcasing the Work of Monitor Staff Photographers. Part 16 of an Occasional Series
GAZING at this photograph of surf and sky and land brings backmemories of days spent walking along a beach at high tide and dodging waves as they moved farther up the shore to eventually claim the beach. This picture arrests the senses. In my imagination...
The Law Enforcement Center That Seized Assets Built Series: GOVERNMENT'S BIG GRAB CIVIL FORFEITURE. Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Assets Seized from Drug Traffickers Are Plowed Back into Law Enforcement. for Some, This Is a `Delicious Irony.' Part 2 of a Five-Part Series. Second of Two Articles Appearing Today
DEEP in a South Carolina piney woods, workers are constructing a million-dollar law enforcement training center - thanks to a local drug lord.The Greenville County sheriff's department, using military personnel and equipment, is transforming a 62-acre...
Tracing the History of Landscape Design
GROUNDS FOR CHANGE: MAJOR GARDENS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY By William Howard Adams Bulfinch Press, 216 pp., $60.A BOTANICAL TOUCH: DECORATION, GARDENS, PARTIES By Cynthia Gibson Viking Studio, 288 pp., $45.EDITH HENDERSON'S HOME LANDSCAPE COMPANION By...
True Health Care
NATIONAL health care seems to have become the primary concern of the general public as well as of the national government. The search for effective, affordable health care for all has, for the most part, been based upon a single approach--namely,...
UN Police and Engineers Will Lend a Hand in Haiti PAVING THE WAY FOR DEMOCRACY
AS the countdown begins for exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide's scheduled Oct. 30 return to Haiti, the international community is increasing pressure to ensure a smooth transition from military to democratic rule.Perhaps the most visible sign of...
US-French Squabble Threatens to Derail World Trade Deal
OVER the past weeks, French politicians and press have issued warnings about the influence of the United States - from the way French cinema has been polluted by American films to an "Anglo-Saxon conspiracy" that has driven down the value of the French...
US Shouldn't Test Nukes - Even If China Does Many Nonnuclear Weapons States Say the US Position on Testing Will Influence Their Own Policy
RECENT evidence suggesting that the People's Republic of China (PRC) is preparing to conduct a nuclear test creates difficult dilemmas for the Clinton administration.On July 3, President Clinton announced that the United States would refrain from nuclear...
Worth Noting on TV
* THURSDAY</P><P>House of Representatives (C-Span, beginning 10 a.m., E.T.): The channel's regular live coverage. * FRIDAY</P><P>Against the Grain (NBC, 8-9 p.m.): Ad-agency observers and others in the TV game have been saying...
Year-Round Gardens Delight in All Seasons Natural Landscaping or More Formal Designs Can Provide Color and Interesting Textures for Fall and Winter Enjoyment
'TOO many people think the garden season ends with Labor Day," Susan Dumaine tells visitors. The tone of her voice and barely perceptible shake of the head hints at the impatience she feels with a mind-set locked into believing that gardening is a spring...
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