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  • Stocks fall as Germany cools hopes for debt deal

    Stocks had their worst drop in two weeks after German leaders cast doubt on how fast the debt deal process would be. The Dow dropped 247 points to close at 11397.
    10/17/2011 06:31 pm

  • Airline stocks: American Airlines hits eight-year low

    Airline stocks fell Monday, led by bankruptcy speculation for troubled American Airlines. American shares tumbled 33 percent, while airline stocks generally dropped 9.8 percent.
    10/03/2011 08:56 pm

  • Stocks sink; S&P at lowest level of the year

    The latest setback in Greece's financial crisis sent bumped the Standard and Poor's 500 index 32 points to 1099, its lowest level of the year. The Dow fell 258 points to 10655.
    10/03/2011 06:10 pm

  • Culture Cafe 'Pan Am' has a lot to keep track of, but is fun drama

    ‘Pan Am’ harkens back to a simpler era of air travel, but does it make for a good TV show? Read our review to find out.
    09/26/2011 11:18 am

  • 9/11 hijacking victim's family expanded, even without him

    Lives Changed: A decade-long series of profiles of those most directly affected by the 9/11 attacks. The Mladenik family has adopted two children since 9/11. Even they miss their dad, who died in the hijacking of American Airlines flight 11 before they arrived.
    09/09/2011 12:45 pm

  • Looking back: The Monitor's coverage of 9/11

    Ten years ago, The Monitor had recently moved into a renovated newsroom on the second floor of the venerable Christian Science Publishing Society in Boston. It featured new, modular desks, carpeting instead of linoleum, and many large TV monitors hung from the ceiling. They were tuned to various network and cable channels, but with the sound turned off, normally. So the first indication of a crisis on 9/11 was a chilling silent image of smoke billowing from the North Tower of the World Trade Center, an image that spread from screen to screen across the newsroom. When the second plane hit, 17 minutes after the first, it was clear that the United States was under attack. We had four hours till deadline that day. Four hours in which to try to make sense of what had just happened. Reporters, editors, photographers, editorial writers, columnists, feature writers, even editors and writers of the religious article that appears in the Monitor daily, sprang into action. It was the beginning of days, weeks, and months of reporting and analysis of that incident and its aftermath that would follow. The list below represents some of the most significant reporting and writing we did that day and on subsequent days. The 9/11 stories and images are The Monitor's first draft of the history of that moment. Like most first drafts, some could do with some revising now. But give credit to the swiftness with which they had to be written -- especially those produced that first day and week -- and the decades (if not centuries) of accumulated wisdom, knowledge, and expertise they represent on the part of a staff that worked around the clock to bring them to you.
    09/06/2011 03:00 pm

  • The Reformed Broker Turning Twitter complaints into stock tips

    WiseWindow offers a service predicting stock market trends based on customer gripes via social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. Does it work?
    08/30/2011 09:00 pm

  • Flight cancellations could top 10,000. Here's what to do if Irene cancels yours.

    Flight cancellations are already under way in anticipation of hurricane Irene. Here's what to do if flight cancellations affect your travel plans.
    08/26/2011 07:00 pm

  • Stock market: Stocks mostly down after biggest day of the year

    Stock market was down early Wednesday afternoon, with the traders worried about the US debt limit. Still, Tuesday's strong gains left the three major indexes of the stock market in positive territory for the month.
    07/20/2011 03:30 pm

  • Stock market moves lower

    Stock market slide led by airlines and banks. Friday's dismal job report and other evidence of a weak economy are weighing on stock market sentiment.
    06/06/2011 12:13 pm

Doing Good


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Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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