Some highlights from the third (and final) day of Pope Francis's visit to the Holy Land.
Agnes Vertes, who survived the Nazi Holocaust in Europe as a child, is one of many Americans sharing their stories now, while they still can.
Here are the 10 April releases most favored by the Monitor's book critics.
A painting taken for Hitler's 'Fuehrer Museum' was given back to Poland on Monday, in hopes of a quid pro quo: Germany wants to recover a vast trove of documents from Poland.
In the wake of Crimea's annexation, Estonia is shoring up its ties with NATO and the United States.
Historian Simon Schama narrates 'The Story of the Jews' on PBS, National Geographic debuts two programs that pair science with everyday life, and more top picks.
What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.
With Russian troops on the ground and ethnic Russians dominating the voter rolls, Ukrainians and Tatars in Crimea are already acting to escape the peninsula's likely Russian future.
Many kinds of affection are at the center of these great audiobooks, perfect for a long drive.
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.