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.
The Tour de France, which ends Sunday, offers $2.6 million in prizes. Beyond battling for the yellow jersey, racers can collect points (think: Super Mario) for smaller awards.
Franz Kafka lost writings, retrieved from bank vaults where they have sat untouched and unread for decades, could shed new light on Franz Kafka, one of literature's darkest figures.
Mountain stages like the Tour de France's Stage 17 today, which could decide the battle between defending champion Alberto Contador or rising star Andy Schleck, are favorites among spectators.
President Obama is set to sign the financial reform bill into law soon, but critics worry it will stifle the flow of credit that is key to economic recovery.
Alberto Contador of Spain is reflected in the sunglasses of Egoi Martinez of Spain as the riders wait to take the start of the 14th stage of the Tour de France from Revel to Ax Trois Domaines, France, on July 18.
French and Polish officials praised the decision by Swiss authorities to free Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski. But some ordinary citizens and French elite said a different judicial standard is used for the rich and famous.
Roman Polanski is a free man Monday after the Swiss government refused to extradite the film director to the US on a 1977 rape charge.