Topic: The Christian Science Monitor
As police in Carson City, Nev., seek a motive in the IHOP shooting Tuesday, criminologists say thorough investigations can often turn up the reasons behind mass killings.
09/07/2011 06:18 pm
Texas wildfires are forcing Gov. Rick Perry to walk a philosophical tightrope. A strong advocate for a smaller federal government, he's chiding the Obama administration for not helping more during the Texas wildfires.
09/07/2011 05:20 pm
The Obama administration is considering a plan to leave about 3,000 support troops behind at the end of the year, if Iraqis agree. But reports suggest that the Pentagon is angling for more.
09/07/2011 03:59 pm
That the Obama administration has plans to drawn down to a tiny force in Iraq shouldn't be a surprise. The Iraqis haven't (yet) given America permission to stay.
09/07/2011 11:44 am
A growing number of North Korean defectors are crossing illegally into Thailand via a new 'underground railroad' because Thailand processes defectors and sends them to South Korea quickly.
09/07/2011 10:40 am
Today's Delhi High Court bombing killed at least 11 people. Many of the recent terror attacks in India remain unsolved due to what experts call a lack of human intelligence gathering.
09/07/2011 10:01 am
The first, furious hours of Operation Hammer Down took a heavy toll on 1st Platoon. As the Taliban picked off platoon leaders, there was little the Americans could do but wait for nightfall.
09/07/2011 09:40 am
Terrorism & Security Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for suicide attack on paramilitary leader
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for Wednesday's suicide attack targeting the forces involved in operations against the Pakistani Taliban and the recent arrest of Al Qaeda operatives.
09/07/2011 09:36 am
Global News Blog China's richest citizens: Soda and the Internet help fuel the growing Hurun Rich List
The 2011 Hurun Rich List identified 271 dollar billionaires in mainland China, up from 189 last year.
09/07/2011 09:28 am
In a hearing Tuesday, California Supreme Court justices grilled attorneys for both sides in the Prop. 8 case. Their ruling on legal 'standing' may affect more than the ban on same-sex marriage.
09/06/2011 10:04 pm