The decision by Sen. Ben Nelson (D) of Nebraska not to run for reelection in 2012 is a 'blow' to Democrats' efforts to retain their Senate majority, analysts say.
12/27/2011 05:44 pm
Call this a wish list to publishers. Of course it's true that’s there hardly any major sports star who hasn’t already achieved hardcover immortality a time or two or more. So why check back in with some already familiar sports luminaries? With the passage of time comes fresh perspectives on playing days, teammates, and rivals. And maybe even a little more honesty. So here goes, in no particular order: the Monitor’s Top 10 sports figures we’d put in the publishing on-deck circle.
12/22/2011 08:35 am
Scientists hit "rewind" to discover how white dwarfs play a role in the evolution of a supernova.
12/14/2011 05:45 pm
The frogs are so small they seem to have hit the lower limit of body size for frogs and toads, so it's unlikely that researchers will find anything much smaller.
12/14/2011 01:55 pm
The NTSB urged a cell phone ban for drivers Tuesday. But some states only have minimal rules on electronic devices in cars, and debate continues over safety of hands-free talking.
12/14/2011 01:49 pm
Tim Tebow has been showered with attention as the Broncos near their first playoff berth since 2005 but time and again it has been kicker Matt Prater who has sealed these recent wins.
12/12/2011 11:35 pm
Lunar eclipse watchers are looking forward to the last lunar eclipse of 2011 Saturday morning. In the West, the eclipse will happen just as the moon is setting, creating quite a show.
12/09/2011 06:38 pm
Saturday's lunar eclipse promises to make the moon appear supersized and bright red for skywatchers in the Western United States and Canada.
12/09/2011 01:52 pm
Black holes 10 billion times the sun's mass have been found. The discovery could help write the history of galaxy formation and evolution over the universe's 13.7 billion-year history.
12/08/2011 06:21 pm
On Pearl Harbor Day, historians continue to debate the mysteries of Pearl Harbor. The Japanese attack created some of the great unanswered questions of military history.
12/07/2011 11:26 am