Topic: British Columbia
Tsunami warnings on the US west coast kept most people away from the water, but tsunami waves damaged boats in northern California and flooded parts of Hawaii. Some California surfers ignored a tsunami warning and tried to find bigger waves.
03/11/2011 02:56 pm
Baby names: The same values that pushed adventurous individuals into new territories as our country was being populated may still show up in the names their descendants give to babies, a new study finds.
02/25/2011 11:37 am
Authors say a study that looked at the rise in extreme rain and snowfall in the Northern Hemisphere in the last half of the 20th century is the first to show a link to global warming.
02/16/2011 09:37 pm
Veteran financial journalist David Francis, whose "Economic Scene" column first appeared in the Monitor in 1964, ends his reporting run.
02/11/2011 01:56 pm
Thousands of Jews found refuge in Europe's only Muslim state, where an ancient honor code saw all as guests.
01/31/2011 03:10 pm
In Pictures The twelve signs of the zodiac
The parenting price tag has soared to about $220,000 per child. If you think the kids' Christmas list is hefty, there's no end in sight to the add-ons Americans can think of in the cultivation of kids.
12/05/2010 11:03 am
In Pictures Wildfires around the world
'Barefoot Bandit' Colton Harris-Moore pleaded guilty to a minor offense in the Bahamas on Tuesday and is expected to be deported soon to the United States to face prosecution.
07/13/2010 03:43 pm
'Barefoot bandit' Colton Harris-Moore will face illegal weapons possession and other charges in the Bahamas, following his arrest Sunday.
07/12/2010 03:42 pm