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 March 13, 2012

Afghanistan Shooting: Protests Are Peaceful, but Era of Cooperation Closing
Days after a US soldier went on a shooting spree in Afghanistan, protests have remained mostly peaceful except for an insurgent attack on an Afghan government delegation.Afghanistan has seen its first large-scale response to Sunday's early hour rampage...
A Mitt Romney-Rick Santorum Ticket? Don't Rule It Out
As Republicans in Alabama and Mississippi go to the polls, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are hurling insults at each other. But they could still be on the GOP ticket together.It's Southern Super Tuesday, and Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney have been dishing...
Bath Salts: Police and Hospitals Befuddled by New Drug Craze
Bath salts are a synthetic powder that acts like cocaine and can be bought over the Internet or in some convenience stores. Hospitals and drug experts are trying to play catch-up.A new and dangerous class of synthetic drugs is emerging on the American...
California Ready to Cut Greenhouse Gases. Next, Doing It
After five years, California has put in place rules to cut greenhouse-gas emissions statewide back to 1990 levels. But lingering effects of the recession have pushed implementation back a year to 2013.California's historic effort to remake global-warming...
From DARPA to Google, the Search for Sources of Innovation
Regina Dugan, the head of the Pentagon's research arm, is going to Google. What her move means in the global race for innovation.The hottest competition today among nations is not really over military advantage or financial prowess. Rather, it is more...
Greenland's Ice Sheet: Climate Change Outlook Gets a Little More Dire
If temperatures reach 1.6 degrees C above preindustrial levels, the iconic ice sheet will probably tip toward irreversible loss. With climate change, temperatures have already risen 0.8 degrees C.A shrinking Greenland ice sheet - losing mass because...
Israel-Gaza Truce Ends Worst Fighting since 2009 War. Did Iran Have a Role? (+Video)
The Gaza fighting marked the rise of the Iran-backed Islamic Jihad, a Palestinian proxy that analysts say could be used to try to divert Israel's focus away from Iran's nuclear program.A tentative truce between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza...
Kony 2012: 75 Million Viewers Later, Some Ugandans Get First Glimpse of Film
Invisible Children's Kony 2012 film has sparked a global conversation about African warlord Joseph Kony. So far, however, little has been heard from those living closest to the conflict.Soon after sunset Tuesday, on a projector screen in a dusty park...
Law School Rankings: The Results Are out, but Do They Really Matter?
US News & World Report released its annual law school rankings Tuesday, reviewing about 200 schools. The rankings can have a powerful impact on universities, experts say.US News & World Report released its annual rankings of the country's best law schools...
March Madness: Syracuse's Melo out and Other Fast NCAA Tournament Facts
The Orangemen lose their big man for the entire tournament and a quick rundown of the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament, from powerhouses to possible Cinderellas.What began in 1939 with the University of Oregon's "Tall Firs" winning the first men's...
NCAA Tournament 2012: How Did Those Teams Get In?
There are questions every year about why certain teams are invited to the NCAA basketball tournament and others not. The author looks at the 2012 'March Madness' field.Sunday night's NCAA basketball tournament selection show, at least with regard to...
NCAA Tournament 2012 Means Distracted Workers. What's an Employer to Do?
The first two days of NCAA Tournament 2012 mean productivity losses worth $175 million, by one estimate. Some employers grin and bear it, while others warn workers against watching on the sly.North Carolina State alum Jason Philbeck knows what he will...
NCAA Tournament Offers a B-Ball Boost for US-British 'Special Relationship'
President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron will take their global concerns and 'special relationship' to what should be good seats at the first NCAA tournament game in Ohio.It's hardly a unique scenario: Two buddies are facing some especially tough and...
News of the World's Rebekah Brooks Arrested with Husband
Rebekah Brooks and her husband were arrested today on suspicion of attempting to thwart Scotland Yard's investigation into last year's phone-hacking scandal.- A roundup of reportsRebekah Brooks, the former executive editor of the now-defunct News of...
New York Voters Back NYPD Muslim-Spying Operation, Poll Finds
A poll released Tuesday finds that 58 percent of New York voters support NYPD antiterror operations that critics call a violation of Muslims' civil liberties.A new poll suggests that most New York voters support their police department's aggressive antiterror...
Obama's March Madness? Why He's Taking British PM to Hoops Extravaganza
British Prime Minister David Cameron is in the US, so why not hold the press conference at a March Madness basketball game? What do you think of Iran, Mr. Cameron ... and please pass the corn dogs.It's the visuals, stupid!That's the message behind Tuesday's...
Rebekah Brooks Arrest: Phone-Hacking Scandal Isn't Going to Fade
Many media observers predicted that the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal would peter out. But Rebekah Brooks's arrest today indicate the inquiry is still very much alive.The re-arrest of Rebekah Brooks this morning suggests little official let-up in...
Russia Sees 'No Reason' to Halt Weapon Support for Syria
A Russian official said today that his country will fulfill several existing arms deals with Syria in the latest indication that Russian opposition to foreign intervention is growing.Russia has no intention of rethinking its weapons sales and military...
Rutgers Spycam Case Heads to Jury, Hinges on 'Bias Intimidation'
The spycam case drew national attention because of the intersection of alleged discrimination against gays and the intrusion of social media. Dharun Ravi faces 15 criminal charges.Attorneys made closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of a former Rutgers...
Soldier's Killing Spree: Is End of Afghanistan War near? (+Video)
Widespread Afghan outrage could force the US to accelerate plans to bring the Afghanistan war to a close. But that hasn't happened yet, and military officials are wary of a quick withdrawal.Pentagon officials have been adamant that the vicious shooting...
Tired of Paltry Returns on Bank Savings? Here's Help
Interest rates on bank savings are so low that many retirees are looking for higher returns. If you're one of them, consider bonds and dividend-paying stocks.Three years ago, Alfred Talley dumped his certificates of deposit and closed a savings account....
What Lent Can Inspire
A Christian Science perspective.Many people of different denominations observe Lent, a period of 40 days that culminates in Easter. Its traditional purpose is the penitential preparation of the Christian believer, which often includes prayer, repentance,...
Worlds Apart
Former US Ambassador to Austria Swanee Hunt writes hauntingly of the "grand intentions and missed opportunities" that prevented us from protecting Bosnians.The city is surrounded. Shelling rains down on the population. Sniper fire, bombs, mortars erupt...
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