Topic: New England
Hurricane Earl is now a Category 4 hurricane. Long Island and the Northeast could be affected by the projected Hurricane Earl path. But the forecast’s margin of error is still as many as 300 miles.
08/30/2010 07:59 pm
Republican leader Ken Mehlman’s announcement that he is gay elicited little more than a yawn in the mainstream media. Links to Mr. Mehlman’s past statements about homosexuality are one notable feature of the coverage.
08/26/2010 02:57 pm
In July, the unemployment rate declined in more states than it rose. The changes were not dramatic, but this news from the US Labor Department on Friday highlighted the uneven pace of economic recovery in the 50 states. Here's a look at six states that have made the most headway against unemployment this year. The beginning of the year arrived when the total number of US jobs had reached a recession-related low point. This tale of six states reveals trends that are taking root elsewhere in the economy.
08/20/2010 07:46 pm
Eight hours marinating in lime or lemon juice is the 'cooking' part of ceviche, a versatile seafish dish that each Latin American country puts its own spin on.
08/13/2010 04:42 pm
Perseid meteor shower promises to be one of the flashiest meteor displays of the year, if you can stay awake to watch them.
08/11/2010 01:26 pm
Negotiators seeking to lay the groundwork for a global warming summit in Mexico in November appear to be moving further from consensus.
08/09/2010 09:33 pm
Massachusetts should reject this false elixir for revenue.
08/05/2010 11:42 pm
Senate Republicans this week halted the Democrats' drive toward campaign finance reform. Democrats can revive their attempt to bring needed transparency to corporate and union spending on campaign ads by compromising and reaching out to moderate Republicans.
07/29/2010 04:02 pm
Senate Republicans blocked a Democratic campaign finance bill Tuesday, leaving corporations free to spend as much as they want on political ads ahead of the 2010 elections this November.
07/27/2010 08:14 pm
On a cross-country trip, a book on the great sound bites of American history provides food for thought for the Monitor's language columnist.
07/23/2010 12:23 pm