Bishop Eddie Long says he will fight gay sex accusations. But black theologians say the bigger issue for black churches is whether they can have a frank discussion about sexuality at all.
Amanda Knox, the American student convicted of murdering her roommate in Italy, is set to appeal her conviction. Meanwhile, Amanda Knox performed in a prison concert and is the subject of two movies.
Iranian-American writer Hooman Majd talks about his new book "The Ayatollahs' Democracy."
US hiker Sarah Shourd's arrival in the US coincides with that of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who says the US should now release Iranians it has detained.
Redundancies in parts of the antiterrorism network make sense, said Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano at a Monitor-sponsored lunch Friday.
The young are now more cautious than their Baby Boomer parents when it comes to investments. That's kind of ironic.
Sarah Shourd: In Washington, White House spokesman Tommy Vietor said the Obama administration is in close contact with the families of the detained hikers and the Swiss Embassy.
Monitor correspondent Scott Peterson offers readers a comprehensive understanding of Iran.
Afghanistan's history is replete with examples of insults against religion -- real or imagined -- fueling uprisings against foreign powers.The Quran burning threat is just the latest.