The moon is closer, but a Mars mission could be the Apollo 11 of this era.
The Monitor's editorial from July 1969 on the accomplishments of the Apollo 11 mission and moon landing
The space program can benefit from public support, but government leadership is key.
A reporter remembers when the last round of terror attacks began in Jakarta. Is another round coming?
Ten percent of the 40 crashes by Russian-built Tupolev Tu-154s have been in Iran. But Russian experts say its a reliable jet.
Formed as a cold-war forum for developing countries that didn’t want to take sides, the movement has struggled to find its way since the USSR collapsed.
Black jazz legends were sent abroad as part of a State Department diplomatic push even while segregation continued back home.
Beijing's severe treatment of Uighurs – and Tibetans, too – may be an attempt to prevent a breakup similar to that of the Soviet Union.
The former defense secretary went on to head the World Bank but could never escape his association with Vietnam.