If the Minnesota Senate votes to legalize gay marriage next Monday, as expected, it will be the 12th state in the US to offer full marriage equality, following on the heels of Rhode Island and Delaware.
Alabama's new immigration law requires public schools to document the legal status of children upon enrollment. As a result, many immigrant families are withdrawing their children from school.
10/01/2011 04:01 pm
This year's Tour de France is considered one of the toughest in years, including two ascents of the notorious Col du Tourmalet in the Pyrenées.
07/09/2010 12:37 pm
Global News Blog What to look for in the 2010 Tour de France: Lance Armstrong, 'clean' squads, and cobblestones
As the Tour de France gets under way, the Saxo Bank and Garmin teams – pioneers of a stringent new antidoping standard – were first and second in the team standings. Watch for them to prove that it's possible to win clean.
07/06/2010 05:28 pm
Vancouver Olympics medals have an undulating pattern meant to evoke Canada's terrain. Others say it resembles a microwaved frisbee or a warped old music record.
02/26/2010 12:02 pm
A Monitor sports writer who covered five Olympics shares a blizzard of impressions as he watches from his couch.
02/18/2010 06:13 pm
With Germany's already strict gun laws, some say focus must be on societal issues.
03/12/2009 01:00 am