Director Clint Eastwood's moody 'Hereafter' tries hard, but veers uncomfortably close to quackery.
Tickets to Europe being out of the budget for most of us as the Great Recession outstays its welcome (go away, already!), armchair travel may have never had more to recommend it. New novels set in Siena, Italy; Dublin, Ireland; and one of London’s most famous tourist attractions offer a chance for readers to peer inside areas usually cordoned off to visitors. And you could buy all three for less than it would cost a family to check their bags.
Monitor correspondent Scott Peterson offers readers a comprehensive understanding of Iran.
As students head back to school, educators nationwide are implementing controversial school reform wrought by Arne Duncan. Pushing competitive market approaches and armed with unprecedented funding and support from the president, he is possibly the most powerful education secretary ever.
These previously uncollected writings of James Baldwin highlight both his intellect and his passion.
Riders on Peruvian Paso horses guide their horses past a judge during the National Show in Mamacona near Lima, Peru.