Saudi women protesting the ban on driving can point to the very genesis of Islam to defend their right to get behind the wheel: The wives of prophet Muhammad rode camels and horses and moved about independently.
06/17/2011 11:50 am
A grieving family and an escaped bear find unexpected connections on a Scottish island.
06/16/2011 06:36 pm
Residents of Woodland, Country Durham, England, have been complaining of a low hum that lasts between midnight and 4 a.m. every night.
06/14/2011 01:26 pm
Lunar eclipse: The event is the first lunar eclipse of 2011 and one of two total lunar eclipses this year.
06/13/2011 11:24 am
New Delhi police forcibly dispersed followers of guru Baba Ramdev, who called for a mass hunger strike against government corruption.
06/06/2011 12:30 pm
The Mississippi's historic highs remind the Monitor's language columnist how rich our vocabulary is in metaphors for inundation.
06/02/2011 03:58 pm
The Swiss president of world soccer's governing body won the uncontested election after his only rival dropped out of the race. But FIFA, and its awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, remains under the shadow of allegations of corruption and bribery.
06/01/2011 01:36 pm
In Pictures Space photos of the day: Volcanic eruptions
Experts suggest that the volcanic ash from Iceland's Grímsvötn could once again snarl British air traffic later this week.
05/24/2011 05:41 pm
Authorities have already grounded more than 250 flights as a volcanic ash cloud from Iceland's Grímsvötn volcano covers British air space. They appear better prepared to limit the fallout after last year's Iceland volcano disruption.
05/24/2011 08:14 am