Residents and officials in Fargo, N.D., have sand-bagging and levy-building down to an art form. Their handiwork is again on display as they warily watch the Red River, expected to crest Sunday.
Since the 1979 Islamic revolution, Iran has rebuffed a string of potential allies from Canada to Britain and now Russia. Why? An outside enemy helps revolutionary regimes consolidate power.
Many say the healthcare reform bill will help only the poor and uninsured. Americans' inability to make sense of it is causing them to respond negatively or to retreat to familiar partisan positions, poll and political analysts say.
In this economy, you can't let the NCAA basketball tournament sap your productivity. Here are five tips to watch and work.
A growing roster of US officials is arguing that a failure to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fuels Islamic extremism, thus creating a security threat for the US.
In Ireland, news that Pope Benedict is sending a letter on the Catholic sex abuse scandal was met by disagreement over whether the church can regain its moral authority. The letter will be made public Saturday.
Police Chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim led the Dubai assassination investigation, using the latest tools and sleuthing skills to discover who killed Hamas official Mahmoud Abdul Raouf Mohammed.
From depression through de-leveraging and onto deflation, the d-words are getting us down.
In an attempt to de-mystify the health care reform bill now before Congress, the Monitor takes a look at what is in it and how it might affect you. First, we look at the new requirement to buy health insurance.