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 December 28, 1994

A Chechen Dream Crumbles for Family on Edge of War Independent Spirit Stalls Russian Advance
LAST month, Osman Dushayev was living the Chechen dream.A family man with a thriving practice, Dr. Dushayev and his wife, Marjam, had recently settled in a spacious home in this village on the border between Chechnya and Dagestan in southern Russia.Their...
Airstrikes on Grozny End, but Not Ground Fighting
PRESIDENT Boris Yeltsin on Dec. 27 told the Russian armed forces to finish the job of disarming rebels in Chechnya, saying the breakaway region posed a massive threat to Russia's stability.Mr. Yeltsin, speaking in a nationwide television address, softened...
A Waltz with A Pint-Size Partner
From the day my son was born, he and I were steady dance partners. Whenever he was awake, I would lift him out of his crib and sway to whatever music was in the air. I could spend hours twirling around the living room. Joshua's small body was a cozy...
Beyond the Hijacking
PEOPLE around the world sighed with relief and gratitude Dec. 26 after French commandos successfully ended a televised airline hostage drama near Marseille. But the terrorists gained one of their principal objectives: worldwide attention to the civil...
Boosting Legislature's Power Is the Key to Mexican Reform the US Can Help by Giving Low-Profile Technical Support
THE decision by newly inaugurated President Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Leon to share the almost unbridled power of the chief of state with Mexico's Congress may provide a cornerstone for the creation of real democracy in a country that has known seven...
Critics Cry Foul as Rolls-Royce Plans to Install a German Engine British Luxury-Car Firm Will Save the Cost of Developing a New Engine
HAS a deal between Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and BMW AG diluted the character of Britain's most prestigious product - the Rolls-Royce automobile?Critics claim it has. The decision by the superluxury British carmaker to power future models with German BMW...
Despite Pact, Russia Lags on Plutonium Trickle of Nuclear Material Raises Alarms on Stalled Arms-Control Effort
A SCRUBBY field in the provincial Russian town of Mayak, in the Ural Mountains, is fast becoming a symbol of frustration for United States officials worried about keeping plutonium and other dangerous fissile materials out of the hands of terrorists...
Events
NORTH KOREA ACCUSES U.S. OF ESPIONAGE North Korea insisted Dec. 27 that US officials must apologize for the intrusion of an American helicopter into its airspace, which it called a "deliberate act" of espionage. US officials again denied that the...
Feeding the Children
THIS is the season when newspapers bulge with grocery ads, when shoppers crowd supermarkets to stock up for holiday feasts, and when gift catalogs feature such extravagances as dipped apples at six for $84 and 16-pound prime rib roasts for $200. But...
Hijacking Rescue Reveals the Split in French Policy ALGERIAN INSURGENCY
THE most enduring legacy of France's dramatic ending to the hijacking of an airliner by Islamic terrorists Dec. 26 could be to reopen a debate over how to restore democracy in its former colony of Algeria.The French government's determination to take...
Losing Side of Carter's Charm Bosnian Muslims Slip in Public Relations Battle as the West Appears to Favor Serb Interests
FOR the past 2-1/2 years, Bosnian Serb soldiers have been allowed to steal Muslims' land, kill their sons, systematically rape their mothers and daughters, and force them to move out of most of their own country.Now, Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic...
Markets Abroad Look Strong in '95
THE bears ruled Wall Street and many of the global markets in 1994. But if the United States can avoid a recession, some analysts predict a more bullish market by late in 1995.How bearish was '94?Sixty-five percent of all listed stocks lost value, according...
No Loneliness in Love
AS the sun shines without restraint, so God loves without limit. His love is everywhere, and unconditionally available. If we're feeling alone, we can find comfort in a deeper understanding of our relation to God. "God is Love," as the Bible says...
One-Term-Only Mexican Congress Has Lesson for US
LIMITING the terms of legislators is a hot issue in the United States. It should be in Mexico, too. The change, however, should be in the opposite direction.For historical reasons, Mexico now has the ultimate in term limits: There is absolutely no reelection....
Pedaling a Path out of Isolation
JOSIAH'S dark blond head is bowed nearly to the table, his shoulders hunched in a protective collar. He answers our questions in monosyllables, sometimes spitting them out. I'm a little frightened by his anger, doubting that I know anything at all about...
Reject `Go It Alone' GOP Plan
THE Republican "Contract With America" has only one section dealing with foreign affairs - and it concentrates on the military. Proposal No. 6, the National Security Restoration Act, cites as its objective to "maintain our credibility around the world"...
Sweet Justice for S. African Blacks as Many Reclaim Ancestral Lands
ADAM MOGANEDI was euphoric returning to Doornkop to reclaim his plot of land lost under apartheid 20 years ago - until he was reminded of white racism by a woman at the local police shooting range.With his children and grandchildren, the sexagenarian...
The Quality of Mercy Tested in the Outback
I would like to express my appreciation for the Home Forum article "History in the Hands of Mercy," Oct. 19.As the author so ably expressed it: "When mercy becomes a reality, even a child can respect the lifting faces of the spared."I was reminded of...
Trigger-Happy Mood Targets White House Frustrations and Permissiveness, Not Clinton's Unpopularity, Seen Behind Attacks on President's Home
WHY has the White House become the latest target of the disgruntled and disturbed?In the last week alone, at least four people have been caught trying to breach security at the Executive Mansion. This followed the small-plane crash onto the White House...

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