The Icelandic volcano ash cloud drifting over Northern Europe grounded hundreds of flights, frustrating travelers.
Exuberant Argentine fans drowned out the vuvuzelas at the beginning of today's Germany vs Argentina quarterfinal in Cape Town, but it was German fans who left the match celebrating after a 4-0 goal fest.
Northeast Passage through the Arctic slashes time and money for mariners and could be a boom for Russia. But it raises concerns about ice loss induced by global warming.
Day-care workers are on strike this week as Germany's model labor union system shows signs of unraveling.
Readers write about the pen pals they found through the Monitor's old Mail Bag column.
Murat Kurnaz, who testified in a landmark hearing Tuesday, says he spent days chained to the ceiling of an airplane hanger. He was determined innocent in 2002, but held until 2006.