The federal government closed today because of the weekend blizzard, but the snow won't stop the Washington Redskins from battling the New York Giants at FedEx Field on Monday night.
As 2009, the big year of social media, wraps up, the Monitor’s language columnist considers just what a workhorse the word ‘social’ is.
‘It’s a wonderful life’ was required viewing at Christmas. Finally, one year, I saw its true mastery.
Louis Armstrong was both a great artist and a popular success.
A protest aimed at bringing down AT&T's network saw support and then a rush of concerned opposition.
Inexpensive home recording equipment helps artists rise from outside the mainstream labels.
Illinois' Republican lawmakers oppose the Obama administration's decision to transfer some Guantanamo detainees to a prison in the state - and a recent poll shows a majority of Illinois voters do, too. But Democratic leaders are behind the move, citing new jobs.
A new beluga whale calf is seen at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium on Tuesday. His mother Puiji gave birth to the whale head first, which is rare for beluga whales who are usually born tail first. The baby beluga is 162 pounds and five feet, four inches long.
Corporate consultancy Accenture announced Sunday that it is dumping Tiger Woods, but it has bound its image so closely to Woods that it even put him on its stationery.