Caroline Wozniacki is the ladies top seed at this year's Australian Open tennis championship. Italy's French Open champ made Caroline Wozniacki work to reach the Aussie semis.
Snowfall totals from the winter storm are expected to be 2 feet and higher in parts of New England. New York City got 9 inches of the white stuff. Transportation havoc ensues, especially at airports.
Three girls from Silverdale, Wash., scream as they ride an inner-tube down a hill at Ridgetop Junior High School in Silverdale Wednesday morning.
There’s no question that the push for standards and accountability is critical to progress in our worst-performing schools. But in the barrage of bottom-line-focused reform, we are losing sight of the actual students who make up a failing or flourishing school.
Jazz legend Dave Brubeck roars into his 90th year like a young lion.
Atlanta could have its first real white Christmas since 1882. But whether the snow storm pummels major East Coast cities is still up in the air.
Hexavalent chromium is the pollutant at the heart of 'Erin Brockovich.' The movie recounts the legal battle waged by residents of Hinkley, Calif., who blamed exposure to the chemical for high rates of diseases.
An examination of poorly performing schools underlines how hard it is to turn them around.
After a House Republican landslide, presumptive Speaker John Boehner will have to handle a wounded President Obama and tea party lawmakers emboldened by their success. In a Monitor interview, Boehner suggests ways that he might be able to bridge the gap between the two.