Topic: New England
Store credit cards, Roth IRA vs. 401k's, and other reader questions
09/16/2011 06:17 pm
Scientists can't say that global warming caused hurricane Irene or Katia or tropical storm Lee. But they can say that global warming produces the conditions that lead to hurricanes. Americans should be reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for severe weather to come.
09/12/2011 01:33 pm
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
09/12/2011 06:10 am
Set in an upscale New England boarding school, 'Tanner Hall' is a coming-of-age tale, full of rivalries and illicit romance.
09/09/2011 05:33 pm
Do you know what your official state flower is, and if it's a native plant or not?
09/08/2011 08:45 am
From Ireland to India, and from the year AD 73 to the possible end of the world, here are 12 of the most enticing of the fall 2011 fiction titles.
09/07/2011 07:05 am
Federal officials began to survey the damage caused by hurricane Irene – from continued power outages to communities still stranded by floodwaters.
08/30/2011 08:49 pm
Irene's wind and rain damaged East Coast tobacco and corn crops, and flooding has hit New York and Vermont dairy farmers. But the biggest impact on US food prices is still from extreme drought in parts of the South and West.
08/30/2011 08:30 pm
Some 5.5 million people were without power in the wake of hurricane Irene Monday, but damage-forecasting models aimed at improving power companies' response are showing promise.
08/29/2011 07:32 pm
Hurricane Irene, which battered the East Coast this past weekend was actually larger, but less intense than, hurricane Katrina.
08/29/2011 12:07 pm