Federal regulators had issued safety warnings about the condition of the pipeline in the Michigan oil spill that leaked nearly 1 million gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River this week.
Michigan oil leak is not on the same scale as the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But it is causing concern in southern Michigan.
Linda McMahon, U.S. Senate candidate from Connecticut, is being sued by the widow of wrestler Owen Hart for using his image.
Leonard Nimoy spoke to citizens of Vulcan, Canada at an event for the world's most famous Vulcan. "I figured it was time to come home," Leonard Nimoy said.
A beetle climbs on rain-spotted clover leaf at River Forks Park in south western Oregon.
In Russia, the lack of Olympic gold medals has reflected badly on the government.
Vancouver Olympics correspondents Christa Case Bryant and Mark Sappenfield chronicle the Top 12 highlights: including Joannie Rochette's courage, US vs. Canada hockey, and Petra Majdic racing with broken ribs.
With eight of 16 days of competition completed, Canada has a third the number of medals as the US – falling short of its bold expectations, but engaging most Canadians nonetheless.
A Monitor sports writer who covered five Olympics shares a blizzard of impressions as he watches from his couch.