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 June 11, 1993

300 US Peacekeepers to Land in Macedonia
THE former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia quickly agreed yesterday to accept the deployment of about 300 US troops as part of a United Nations monitoring force.The American ground troops would be the first to step foot in the Balkans, but officials acknowledged...
A Bull and a Bear Clash on US Outlook
SOMETIMES it sounds like economists Lawrence Kudlow and Philip Braverman are talking about different countries. But they are both analyzing the United States economy.Mr. Kudlow, of Bear, Stearns & Company, New York, forecasts "a stronger economic growth...
A Mayoral Election Sends Political Waves across the Nation Riordan's Victory Shows Voters Tired of Urban Status Quo
THE election of the first Republican mayor of Los Angeles in 36 years may portend a shift in urban American politics with implications from New York City to the White House.While the victory of millionaire businessman Richard Riordan was driven more...
Australian Group Aims to Boost Ties with US
WHEN he was in Australia last January, former President Bush remarked that he would become the last president to embody the emotional ties flowing from the mutual experiences of both countries from World War II.Now, fearing that United States-Australia...
Basic Science Meets Basic Budget in Atom Smasher Debate
`BASIC Research Is in Grave Danger! Your Urgent Help Is Needed Immediately!"This is the headline of an electronic mail message distributed to high-energy physicists around the nation this week, urging them to voice public support for the Superconducting...
Bosnia's Security Is Our Security
IN 1975, the leaders of the United States, Canada, the Soviet Union, and all of Europe signed the Helsinki Final Act, which enunciated important principles that were to govern European affairs.Among them were principles regarding respect for human rights,...
Cambodian Rulers Threaten Secessionist Moves over Vote UN UNDER PRESSURE
PROTESTS erupted yesterday against United Nations forces in Cambodia amid signs of spreading secessionism within the government. This poses new obstacles to a UN-crafted peace plan already near collapse because of the failure to disarm and demobilize...
China's Nuclear Factor Clinton Must Balance Proliferation Issues with Those of Trade
IN deciding in late May to condition China's most-favored-nation (MFN) trade status solely on Beijing's human rights policies, President Clinton postponed a decision on an equally important issue: how to obtain China's compliance with nonproliferation...
Events
INVESTMENT SPENDING EXPECTED TO RISE American businesses plan to increase investment spending on new buildings and equipment by 6.4 percent this year. Businesses surveyed by the Commerce Department in April and May said they would spend $581 billion...
Haitians Jockey for Power as a Blockade Is Proposed
WHEN Haitian Prime Minister Marc Bazin suddenly announced his resignation June 8, there was surprisingly little public reaction here. Except for a few road blocks, business proceeded as usual.But on the political front, jockeying for the vacant post...
Iran's Leader Sure to Win in Vote, but Snares Lie in Wait
ONE year after parliamentary elections sparked violent riots throughout this country, the Iranian authorities have choreographed a presidential campaign devoid of pomp, free debate, boisterous rallies - and suspense.A rare public-opinion poll published...
Japan Wages Soccer Campaign in a Bid to Host the World Cup Finals in 2002, the Japanese Have Recently Spent Billions to Create Fans for a Sport Recently of Low Status, Played Only by Grammar-School Children
JAPAN kicked off its first professional soccer league last month in a well-plotted national campaign aimed at winning a bid to host the World Cup finals in the year 2002.The only thing missing from the opening game of the new, 10-team "J. League" were...
`Jurassic Park' Is Pure Spielberg the Exotic Setting and Prehistoric Critters Bear the Filmmaker's High-Tech Stamp
IT is well known that going to a typical Steven Spielberg movie is like attending an amusement park. So it's not surprising that Mr. Spielberg has now made a movie about an amusement park - and no ordinary park, but a walloping extravaganza stuffed with...
L.A. Leads Again?
IN Los Angeles on Tuesday, voters elected the first Republican mayor since 1961. In Atlanta on Wednesday, Mayor Maynard Jackson announced that he will not seek a fourth term. In New York, trial-heat polls show a one-percentage-point split between incumbent...
Lessons in Letting Go
JON and I were astonished as we sat listening to Juniper, our eldest daughter, patiently give us simple, clear instructions on the art of communicating with her."When you ask a question, don't say it in a way that can be answered yes or no. Use these...
Looking at History to Face Balkan Future
Permit me to congratulate you on the front-page article "Old Animosities Exploited Today Underlie Complex Balkans Puzzle," May 17. However, I have yet to see any newspaper adequately deal with the issue. As a superpower, we must question whether by our...
Mark Morri's Democracy of Dance
MARK MORRIS'S work has a solid, certain quality these days, as if he has arrived at some inevitable destination in his choreography. That inevitability is the result of knowing exactly what he wants, knowing the strengths of his dancers, and harnessing...
More Than an Inch of Freedom
EARLIER this year, The New York Times ran an article describing a business gimmick that had turned into a land rush in China. An enterprising company in the United States was selling deeds to a square inch of land in each of the fifty states. But what...
New UN Role: Make, Not Just Keep, the Peace Somalia Violence Shows `Blue Helmets' Can Be Overmatched, Need Additional Firepower
FOR the world's rescue effort in Somalia, the second act is proving more difficult than the first.When United States forces turned over their peacekeeping duties to United Nations-led troops last month, the Somali security situation appeared stabilized....
Powell Urges US War Veterans to `Stand Up Proud' in Job Search
GEN. Colin Powell, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told graduates of a special four-month job-training program for war veterans that "with hard work and courage, wounds can be healed."Speaking Wednesday at a homeless shelter for Vietnam veterans,...
Publishing Industry Sees Recovery on the Horizon
THE United States publishing industry is cautiously optimistic about increased sales, higher profits, and - in the case of daily newspapers - stepped-up advertising for the remainder of 1993.Looking ahead to the late 1990s, multimedia companies within...
Safe Havens - a Minimum
SECRETARY of State Warren Christopher is in Europe this week to work out a united front with NATO allies on what has become a disheveled Bosnia policy.The West's retreat from even limited intervention in Bosnia has reduced the amount of media coverage...
Special Dangers Face McKinley Climbers the National Park Service Copes with Another Season of Rescuing Poorly Prepared Climbers Who Take on North America's Highest Peak
A YEAR after the deadliest season on Mount McKinley, the National Park Service is boosting patrols, sharpening rescue skills, and redoubling safety education for North America's tallest peak.The team of elite mountaineering park rangers stationed here...
Strained by Caucasus War, Azeris Face Internal Split Following Clashes, Former Communist Is Asked to Lead
AZERBAIJAN'S former Communist Party boss Geidar Aliyev is poised to return to power in an attempt to end a major political crisis that followed bloody clashes between government and rebel military forces in this former Soviet republic.Mr. Aliyev, a former...
The Country Japan Wants to Be
THE marriage of Crown Prince Naruhito to Masako Owada in Tokyo on Wednesday had pretty much the whole country glued to their television sets. The ceremony and the style of the new Crown Princess's gorgeous billowing robes were ancient.But the coming...
The Right Kind of Nosy Neighbor
A DELIGHTFUL young lady graces the property across the way, and what with her school hours and the substantial philanthropic burden that my schedule imposes, I had not seen her lately.I'm speaking of last March, and the snowbanks prevented either of...
Tough New Jersey Election Turns on Tax Increases GUBERNATORIAL RACE
THREE years ago a Republican political unknown named Christine Todd Whitman came within 2 percentage points of one of the biggest political upsets in New Jersey history.After a number of prominent Republicans declined to run, Ms. Whitman took on supposedly...
UN and US Weigh Options for Reprisal against Somalis Attacks on Depots Could End Accords on Storing of Arms
PEACEKEEPING efforts in Somalia are at a critical juncture, as United States and United Nations officials prepare to respond to the killing of 23 Pakistani soldiers June 5 in Mogadishu.Their decision will have major implications for continued relief...
US Cup '93: Four-Nation Dress Rehearsal for the World
THE Olympics and virtually every traveling world championship of any kind have been held on American soil at least once, and often numerous times.The lone no-show has been soccer's crown jewel, the World Cup, and that absence will be rectified in summer...
World Soccer Shoots for Goal of US Popularity
AS the sun sinks behind craggy hills here, herds of suburbanites shuffle through jammed traffic to the Trabuco Hills High School Football Stadium. Pompom-swirling cheerleaders prance before standing-room-only crowds, air horns reverberate over the cries...
Worth Noting on TV
* SUNDAY</P><P>National Geographic Explorer: Volga, The Soul of Russia (TBS, 9-11 p.m.): The Volga snakes its way across about 2,300 miles of Russia and is the longest river in Europe. This program takes a journey to some of the cities...
Yeltsin Forges New Ties for Constitution's Support A Major Test Remains Defining Status and Powers of Ethnic Republics
A WEEK into the meeting of Russia's Constitutional Assembly, President Boris Yeltsin is countering serious challenges to his draft constitution.The most public assault comes from parliament chairman Ruslan Khasbulatov, who in an angry speech on Wednesday...

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