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 July 29, 2016

Apple Shifts Focus of Project Titan to Autonomous Car Technology
Apple recently made a new hire that would suggest that its secretive Project Titan is shifting gears from researching electric cars to self-driving ones, Bloomberg reports.Project Titan's newest team member is Dan Dodge. Mr. Dodge founded QNX, an operating...
California's Sand Fire Kindles Hearts Determined to Help
As the temperature grazed 100 degrees one Wednesday afternoon, Tom Carrano decided he had to do his part.Loading his trunk with seven cases of bottled water for donation, the high school history teacher drove nearly an hour from his home in Duarte, Calif.,...
Can Drones Speak Whale? No, but They Can Come Close
Ecologists used drones to create more accurate lists of the whale and dolphin pods near Hawaii for the first time this summer.And if drones can help save the whales, what else can they do?Drones entered the public consciousness either as military weapons...
C Is for Change: 'Sesame Street' Drops Veteran Cast Members
Past decades in America have seen shifts in social norms and individuals' rights, new fashions come and gone, political movements and technological revolutions, but one thing remained constant - "Sesame Street" and its core cast of human and muppet characters.The...
Get Ready: Midnight Muggle Parties for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'
On Saturday, July 30, bookstores will once again stay open until midnight and beyond to celebrate the release of yet another book about a black haired, bespectacled wizard with a lightning-shaped scar. But unlike the original "Harry Potter" series, this...
'Gleason' Leaves a Lot for Us to Fill In
The documentary "Gleason," a big Sundance hit, is difficult to watch - and that's the point. It's about Steve Gleason, the NFL standout with the New Orleans Saints who, three years after his retirement in 2008, was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). Six...
Harvey Milk's Name to Emblazon New US Navy Ship in 'Salute from America'
A Military Sealift Command ship soon will bear the name of Harvey Milk, a former Navy diver and the first openly gay politician to be elected to office in California. Mr. Milk won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, at a time when...
Hillary Clinton Film: A Female-Led Project Is Nothing New for Shonda Rhimes
TV creator Shonda Rhimes was behind yet another program featuring a female lead when she produced the movie "Hillary," screened Thursday evening at the Democratic National Convention.Ms. Rhimes and Betsy Beers, who works with Rhimes on TV programs such...
Hillary Clinton Makes History - and Strives for Unity
Hillary Clinton faced a high bar Thursday night: Present a clear message for her campaign. Unite a leftward-shifting Democratic Party and expand its appeal. Take on Donald Trump, but on her terms, not his. And reveal something of herself, a challenge...
How Tech Companies Are Encouraging Time off for Voting
The tech industry is taking aim at low voter turnout rates ahead of the general election this November. Leading the cause is Hunter Walk, a prominent venture capitalist and the cofounder and partner of HomeBrew, a software management system. Mr. Walk...
How the British Public Saved (a Portrait of) the Queen
A nationwide fundraising campaign has succeeded in saving an iconic part of British art and history from being sold on the open market.The Art Fund, a national fundraising group, announced Friday that the campaign had secured the funding to buy a renowned...
Ice Cream Museum Is the Latest Flavor in Pop-Up Cultural Events
New York City is playing host to the Museum of Ice Cream this month, a pop-up museum that celebrates America's favorite summer treat with playground-like interactive exhibits, art and, of course, ice cream samples, as museums experiment with innovative...
'Indignation' Is Uneven but Star Logan Lerman Is a Go-Getter
With the exception of Saul Bellow, Philip Roth is probably the major postwar American novelist least well served in the movies. In Bellow's case, he's hardly been served at all - a 1986 television adaptation of "Seize the Day" is just about it. In Roth's...
'Jason Bourne' Is One of the Better Entries in the Series
It's taken many movies for Jason Bourne to finally regain his memory, but, if "Jason Bourne" is any indication, he's still unhappy. He probably will continue to be unhappy for as long as this franchise has a future. Since this new installment in the...
Judges Strike Down North Carolina Voter ID Law, Citing Discrimination
A federal appeals court Friday concluded that a North Carolina voting identification law was enacted "with discriminatory intent" and must be blocked, reversing a lower court's ruling.Besides prohibiting North Carolina from requiring voters to show photo...
Memorial Honors First Barrier-Breaking, Black Marines
The United States military has broken a new barrier in its long march toward equal recognition of its black service members.On Friday at 9 a.m., the US Marines dedicated a $1.1 million memorial honoring the first black marines, the Montford Point Marines,...
New Sandy Hook School Balances Beauty and Safety
Four years after the Sandy Hook massacre, the new Sandy Hook Elementary School is opening: redesigned to be attractive, but also safe.The new site features no obvious memorial of the horrendous events that took place in the former, circa 1956 school...
North Korea: The United States Has Made a 'Declaration of War'
North Korea says the United States has effectively declared war after US officials placed its leader Kim Jong Un on a list of sanctioned individuals who have committed human rights abuses.Han Song Ryol, the North Korean Foreign Ministry's director- general...
Not a Suicide: Mexico Murder Case Challenges Views of Gender Violence
Six years after Mariana Lima's brutal death was labeled a suicide, her mother can finally exhale. She dedicated the past several years to campaigning for her daughter's case to be reinvestigated, and last month her efforts resulted in the arrest of Ms....
Officer Says Prosecutors Silenced Him about Sandra Bland Case
A Texas police officer present during part of Sandra Bland's arrest last summer has told the Houston Chronicle that the local district attorney's office declined to allow him to testify before a grand jury about the controversial traffic stop.Three days...
Opinion: After DNC Hack, US Must Better Prepare for Information Warfare
Last week, the website WikiLeaks posted thousands of emails illegally obtained from the Democratic National Committee. Some contained sensitive information about donors, while others provided a disturbing look into a potential bias underpinning internal deliberations...
Overcoming Misogyny
The acrimony of the 2016 American presidential primary campaign has more recently brought the issue of misogyny - the hatred and distrust of women - onto center stage worldwide.For those who have perhaps experienced even the mild effects of the hatred...
Pokemon Go Offers Glimpse into 'Augmented Reality' Future
Pokemon Go is more than just a wildly popular game - it is a window, albeit a primitive one, into a new, potentially far- reaching technology.While players today hunt Poke monsters, which pop up in real- life gathering spots, in the future the technology...
Pope's Silent Plea from Auschwitz: 'Lord, Forgive So Much Cruelty'
Pope Francis walked slowly, in total silence, through the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland on Friday, where German occupiers were ordered by Adolf Hitler to kill 1.5 million people, mostly Jews, in the middle of the 20th century.Save for a few...
The Newest Weapon in the Asian Carp Fight: Alligator Fish
The alligator gar is a tough fish to love. The long snout, two rows of teeth, and scales so sharp Native Americans used them as arrowheads, all make the decision by several Midwestern states to reintroduce the "river monster" difficult to understand.Yet...
These Boots Are Made for Vibrating - in Space
It's already hard enough to be an astronaut, a feat that only a few out of thousands of people can accomplish. But try walking in space with a suit made of 14 layers that weigh in at 250 pounds here on Earth.It's bulky, it's uncomfortable, and it limits...
Top Picks: The Movie 'Marguerite' on DVD and Blu-Ray, the Avalanches' Album 'Wildflower,' and More
Science behind beautyAre These the World's Most Magical Places?, a short video by National Geographic, introduces four natural wonders in different locations on Earth. It gives a glimpse into their history, explains the science behind their beauty, and...
Why Is Lake Tahoe Warming So Quickly?
Swimmers, look out! California's Lake Tahoe may be getting warmer, but that isn't necessarily a good thing for those looking to use the lake for recreation.Lake Tahoe is warming rapidly - at about 15 times its historic average, according to a new State...
Why Is Microsoft Getting out of the Phone Business?
Microsoft will lay off 2,850 workers, a move that comes in the wake of two earlier rounds of job cuts as the company has curtailed its mobile phone business.The tech giant disclosed the cuts Thursday in a US Securities and Exchange Commission filing,...
Will Meryl Streep in New Mary Poppins Movie Bring 'Into the Woods' Success?
Will actress Meryl Streep add another singing role to her resume?Ms. Streep is reportedly in talks to appear in the upcoming Disney movie musical about Mary Poppins, "Mary Poppins Returns." The film has already snagged Emily Blunt, who appeared in the...
Will WHO Declassify Transgender Identity as a Mental Illness?
The World Health Organization, the United Nations' public health agency, is considering removing transgender identity from from the mental disorder category in its list of medical conditions.The list is to be updated for the first time since the 1980s.The...
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