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 7, 1994

Bosnian Serbs Expel Non-Serbs from the North Forces `Cleanse' Northern Pockets in Defiance of Five-Power `Contact Group,' Serb Brethren
THE Bosnian Serbs are pursuing new ethnic cleansing drives in northern Bosnia-Herzegovina in a show of defiance following their rejection of the five-power "contact group" peace plan.Members of the contact group were meeting Sept. 6 and 7 in Berlin to...
Britain Works to Persuade Ulster Protestants to Go along Prime Obstacles on the Path to a Bilateral Cessation of Hostilities Are Two Outlawed, Loyalist, Protestant Groups Who So Far Refuse to End Their Own Campaigns of Violence
PROGRESS toward peace in Northern Ireland now depends heavily on the willingness of Protestant paramilitary groups to lay down their arms. But British Prime Minister John Major is having to battle hard to persuade them to match the Irish Republican Army's...
Cleanup of US Adoption Laws Irks Many Advocates for Children AGONIZING CASES
A NEW proposal to reform adoption procedures in the United States "shifts the focus of adoption law to the needs and interests of children," says law professor Joan Hollinger, the primary drafter of the model statute.Not everyone agrees. The proposed...
Dublin, IRA Meet, but Many Irish Are Apprehensive about Uniting Land
The Irish government is pressing ahead with efforts to promote peace in British-ruled Northern Ireland.Breaking an Anglo-Irish ban on official contact with Sinn Fein, the political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA), Irish Prime Minister Albert...
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U.S., CUBA CONTINUE TO DISAGREE After four days of talks, US and Cuban diplomats have made no apparent progress in negotiating a settlement to end the flood of refugees fleeing Cuba by sea. More talks were scheduled for Sept. 6. Cuba earlier proposed...
Golden Litigation
HOW much money does it take to punish powerful corporations in court?By the calculations of a jury in San Francisco, a staggering $7.1 million. That's the amount the panel awarded last week to a former secretary who said she had been sexually harassed...
Grape Flavoring May Keep Birds at Bay
Some folks snickered when local officials considered sprinkling an artificial grape-flavored drink on the town common to shoo away some pesky Canada geese.But researchers in the United States aren't laughing.Birds, unlike many children, cannot abide...
In Belfast, Talk Is Action
IN Northern Ireland, the action has turned to talk, talk, and more talk - and never has cacophony sounded so sweet.Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has had a historic meeting with Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds. Irish Foreign Minister Dick Spring,...
Innovative Boat Buoyed by Bubbles Designer's Hunch about Aerated Water May Have Big Payoff in Global Competition
SAILBOAT racers like to brag about their high-tech boats, designed on supercomputers and made from exotic materials usually found only on spacecraft.Now solo around-the-world racer Steve Pettengill may have a breakthrough in sailboat speed that is more...
Keeping Peace in Northern Ireland
The article "Clinton Plays IRA Truce as US Diplomatic Victory," Sept. 2, puts too much emphasis on the pro- or anti-British stance of the president.The British government has tried to keep the peace in Ulster, Northern Ireland, for the last 25 years.The...
Key Players in Ulster's Future
British Government</P><P>London governs Northern Ireland by direct rule. It faces the challenging task of being fair to all sides: reassuring Protestants they can remain British so long as the majority in Ulster so votes, reassuring the...
London's West End Steps Up Efforts to Attract Audiences with Ticket Buyers Reluctant to Take a Chance on a New Play, Producers Are Trying to Keep Theater Affordable and Fresh
ALARM bells are ringing in the West End right now. Despite London theater making such a strong impact on Broadway in recent times, culminating in an impressive clutch of this year's Tony Awards going to British talent, impresarios here are worried. The...
Majesty under Pressure: Canada's Banff Park Environmentalists, Developers Square off over Expanding Towns and Resorts, While Wildlife Are Squeezed out of Habitats Series: CANADIAN WEST. Part of a Continuing Series of Articles on the Canadian West and Its People
`What marvels the mountains hold for those who motor, climb, ride! Skyline trails where you look out across a sea of peaks rippling away into tinted infinity. Old Indian trails through primeval forest where every step reveals new wonders.... Lake Louise,...
Materialism Is Hazardous to the Soul, Playwright Beaird Says
`TOO bleak." "Not a funny moment in it." "Too depressing." These were a few of the dismissive comments David Beaird received after sending his new comedy, "900 Oneonta," to playhouses from New York to Los Angeles.London theatergoers, however, are laughing...
Needs of Adolescents Become Crucial Challenge at Cairo Meeting
ONE explanation for the contraceptive revolution that has swept the world since the 1960s is that scores of governments and millions of couples suddenly concluded that smaller families would mean greater prosperity.It was a conclusion that prompted most...
New Economic Indicators
AT a time when the United Nations population conference in Cairo is getting world attention, it is worth considering issues not only of numbering the people but of valuing them properly.This is not said to minimize the challenges that overpopulation...
On a Quieter Front, US, Japan Make Gains
ALL but forgotten amid the brooding and growling of the US-Japan trade relationship is a quiet agreement between the two countries to work together to address some pressing global issues.A little more than a year old, the "Common Agenda for Cooperation...
Shaking a Big Fist at Fidel Cuban-Americans in Florida Try to Help the US Keep Up the Pressure on Cuba's Long-Time Leader
FOR the first time in the 35 years of Cuban President Fidel Castros Ruz's rule, an angry mob, openly defiant of police and shouting anti-government slogans, took to a few streets in Havana on Aug. 5.News of the event electrified Miami and its large Cuban...
Soaring above Cynicism
Creeping cynicism may be a greater threat than creeping communism ever was.The tendency to view mankind as headed inexorably downhill feeds on appalling events in Bosnia, Rwanda, and Haiti. It clings to reports of mushrooming crime, no matter how partial...
Southern Nations Buck the Blame for Problems Tied to UN CONFERENCE: VIEW FROM MEXICO Population
THE United Nations population conference in Cairo is billed by many international leaders and demographic experts as an opportunity to lay the groundwork for reducing global population growth.But for Manuel Gomez Granados, the conference represents one...
Spurred by Export Sector, Canada's Economy Thrives but Some Analysts Complain That Demand in Domestic Market Is Low
CANADA'S economy is booming - finally.After the seemingly interminable recession of the early 1990s, Canadian economists such as Robert Fairholm are ecstatic over the 6.4 percent annualized real growth in Canada's output of goods and services that the...
Students Urged to Break `Code of Silence,' Make Schools Gun Free L.A. WHISTLEBLOWERS
DEBBIE CARLOS, a senior at Reseda High School, knows all about the "code of silence." She knows the possible risks involved in ratting on a student who has done something wrong.Loss of friends. Ostracism. Retaliation.None of that, however, will keep...
They Came, They Saw, They Settled: Interlopers of Old Cause Conflicts of Today
IT is a time-honored strategy and the cause of much misery in today's world.Country A conquers the territory of Country B. To consolidate control and establish legal claim, Country A brings in settlers to take over lands vacated by a fleeing enemy. Or,...
UKRAINE President Kuchma's Recent Actions Could Bode Well for Reforms and Role in the Commonwealth
THE recent election of President Leonid Kuchma in Ukraine has met with a good deal of quiet apprehension on the part of Ukrainians and Westerners alike who fear that his leadership will represent yet another stage in the whittling away of Ukrainian sovereignty....
Ulster: A Matter of the People's Allegiance
THE Aug. 31 truce of the Provisional Irish Republican Army is a milestone in a bitter struggle going back to England's conquest of Ireland in the early Middle Ages. Divid-ing the island in 1921 into an independent state and a province of the United Kingdom...
Warmer Ties Lead to US-Russia Drills
SEVENTY-FIVE years ago, United States soldiers marched across Russian soil as an occupation force, propping up the remnants of the doomed imperial government against Bolshevik revolutionaries.US troops are back, but on a more friendly mission: to take...
Why Be Honest?
IN a world where dishonesty, fraud, bribery, and corruption seem so common, it is often difficult to resist the temptation to participate. And if we don't have a specific standard of morality, dishonesty and honesty may simply seem like two equally...
World Educators Compare Notes Seeing Education as Key to Economic Gain, Businesses Push Policymakers to Study Other Nations' Learning
IN today's increasingly global economy, world leaders are placing a new emphasis on international benchmarking in education. Successful education-reform ideas are being shared across national boundaries. And traditionally insular approaches to educating...
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