Stephen Colbert is slated to appear Friday, in character, before a congressional subcommittee. His (and the subcommittee's) topic? 'Protecting America's Harvest.' No kidding
09/23/2010 01:25 pm
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
09/23/2010 06:05 am
Sen. Lisa Murkowski angered GOP colleagues by reentering the Alaska Senate race as a write-in candidate. But they didn't have the heart to strip her of a leading role on the energy committee.
09/22/2010 06:30 pm
In Pictures Space photos of the day 09/22
A reporter uncovers the heartbreaking story of the uranium mining that poisoned Navajo lands and people.
09/22/2010 07:05 am
Muslim leaders, meeting at the New York site of the proposed Islamic center and mosque near ground zero, speak of their 'unified stance' against 'religious intolerance and bigotry.'
09/20/2010 07:29 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/20
Mums remind a gardener of five things about summer she won't miss.
09/17/2010 04:36 pm
The bill includes a $30 billion fund to increase access to lending for small businesses, and $12 billion in tax cuts. It also sets off debate on whether to extend the Bush tax cuts to more than the just 'middle class.'
09/16/2010 09:05 pm
Tea party candidates claim to want small government, but what they mean is small taxes and big benefits. That's a recipe for exploding deficits, not good government.
09/16/2010 02:34 pm