A Hong Kong mosque rallies to save Umar Khatab – who has nearly memorized the whole Muslim holy book – from being sent back to Pakistan where he has no family to care for him.
During tough economic times, couples find that financial problems can affect their marriage.
When a mother possum and babies moved into the yard, they were a lot like human family.
Readers write about the pen pals they found through the Monitor's old Mail Bag column.
A college professor discovers that YouTube makes his classes come alive.
This time of year, you need to make hay while the sun shines, for tomorrow the hay will be covered in hoarfrost.
New galleries and rejuvenated ones put Czech contemporary art on the map.
Set in India, this Dickensian fable for our time seems to work – up to a point.
This French dysfunctional-family epic is gabby and self-indulgent.
Has 007 lost his sense of humor? Daniel Craig's lethal grimness saps the fun.
Forget Obama’s dog. The vice president should establish his independence with a ferret or bee hive.
When I call to make an airline reservation, they think I’m ordering chicken tikka when I’m just trying to get an aisle seat.
Exhibition of 19th-century visions of the 'exotic' Orient recalls the heavy history of colonialism.
John Adams looks for a stylistic revolution from the next generation of composers.
Old art form is flourishing in US as new opera companies open and works are premiered.
When the power went out during a musical performance, the audience got creative.
The Monitor's language columnist casts a wary eye on the practice of capitalizing letters in the middle of a word.
Websites of gardens in warm climates.