Laura Dekker, the Dutch teenager who recently won a court ruling to allow her to sail around the globe, will launch her trip Saturday from Portugal.
08/20/2010 03:28 pm
A Christian Science perspective.
08/11/2010 10:05 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 08/09
Interest rates are likely to be left untouched at the Federal Reserve's meeting this week, but its unclear whether the Fed will restart some of its stimulus programs.
08/09/2010 01:03 pm
Laura Dekker, the 14-year-old Dutch sailor, hopped onto her boat Wednesday and sailed off from the Netherlands. Laura Dekker hopes to become the youngest person to make a solo voyage around the world.
08/04/2010 02:27 pm
Genetic research has confirmed has confirmed one of two wild ass ancestors for the donkey, while raising questions about the second ancestor. The research also offers further evidence domestication took place in Africa.
07/30/2010 05:56 pm
Bullfighting ban legislation was signed in Catalonia on Wednesday marking Spain's first major region to adopt a bullfighting ban. Activists are targeting Madrid next.
07/28/2010 03:13 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 07/27
Laura Dekker will try to pick up where American Abby Sunderland left off on an around-the-world solo sailing adventure.
07/27/2010 01:41 pm
Daniel Schorr wrote his first article as a reporter for the Monitor in 1948, when he was hired to cover the Netherlands, after having worked at news agencies and contributed to other news outlets. This article from the International Court of Justice was a fulfillment of his ambition to be a foreign correspondent at the beginning of his journalism career.
07/23/2010 05:59 pm