President Obama must decide whether to embrace or change Bush's detention policies.
Readers write about what the US should – and shouldn't – do in Afghanistan.
Despite Obama's three new economic initiatives, world stock markets have slumped and the Dow hit a six-year low.
Dow's 100-point slide Friday stemmed in part from fears that banks would be nationalized.
The Monitor's language columnist reflects on metaphors used for the ejection of public officials.
A political logjam broke Thursday, with a GOP senator's vote to swallow some tax hikes in return for support for election reform.