Biblical references on rifle sights have been an open secret among soldiers. But it’s become an embarrassment for the Pentagon, causing Michigan gunmaker Trijicon to send ‘removal kits.’
01/22/2010 03:03 pm
On the federal holiday, the Monitor remembers 12 Martin Luther King Jr. quotes and his 'I have a dream' speech.
01/18/2010 12:21 pm
The ditty 'Pants on the Ground,' by Atlanta civil rights icon Larry Platt, made its debut Wednesday on 'American Idol' – and its ridicule of low-rider pants seems to be resonating.
01/14/2010 12:17 pm
Chris Dodd announced Wednesday he would not be seeking a sixth term, ending a career helped by massive campaign contributions from Wall Street.
01/06/2010 11:31 am
States are scrambling to pass education reforms to be eligible for the Obama administration's $4.35 billion in Race to the Top grants. California was set to confirm far-reaching reforms Tuesday.
01/05/2010 06:20 pm
Somali-American men are returning to their homeland to fight alongside Al Shabab, an insurgent group with ties to Al Qaeda. Some experts think an organized recruiting effort is responsible for luring them back to Somalia.
12/30/2009 01:56 pm
After seeing their colleagues stranded by Arrow Trucking, truck drivers and companies reach out to help.
12/23/2009 04:59 pm
Rep. Parker Griffith of Alabama announced Tuesday he is switching parties. That could put pressure on other conservative Democrats, especially in the Deep South, to jump ship.
12/22/2009 05:05 pm
Ben Bernanke faces a tougher path to winning a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve after a Senate committee's 16-to-7 approval vote.
12/17/2009 03:19 pm
Columbus, Ga. headlines a group of southern cities who forecast strong hiring in the first quarter of 2010.
12/08/2009 12:00 am