A selection of the most viewed stories this week on the Monitor's website.
Hear about special editorial projects, new product information, and upcoming events.
An update on major political events, candidates, and parties twice a week.
Twice a Week
Stay informed about the latest scientific discoveries & breakthroughs.
A weekly digest of Monitor views and insightful commentary on major events.
Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends.
A weekly update on music, movies, cultural trends, and education solutions.
The five most recent Christian Science articles with a spiritual perspective.
In a world often riven by hate, three podcasts take distinct approaches to inspiring compassion and empathy.
Public television and YouTube offerings appeal to tastebuds with a focus on plant-based meals and diverse cuisine from LA neighborhoods.
Ahead of the Grammys, our columnist explores how top nominee Lizzo found fame – and the savvy decisions she’s made in the spotlight.
After Nick Cave’s son died in 2015, he found comfort in expressing empathy toward others. His band’s new album “Ghosteen” continues that theme.
Michael Eric Dyson’s new book, “Jay-Z: Made in America,” continues to unpack the catalysts and consequences of black creativity, power, and wealth.
Peter Rainer's Toronto International Film Festival highlights included the performances of Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce in 'The Two Popes.'
I'm not the first to see Quentin Tarantino’s love letter to an idealized Hollywood. Why I've learned to wait before watching.
There's a crop of newcomers – young women including Billie Eilish, Snail Mail, and Soccer Mommy – who favor simple, thrift-store clothing
A TV adaptation of 'Night,' which stars Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie, is the newest program to be based on the work of author le Carré. The miniseries aired in Britain in February.
'Unbreakable' stars Ellie Kemper as Kimmy, a young woman learning to live in New York with the help of her roommate (Tituss Burgess) and other acquaintances. The second season of the show recently debuted on Netflix.
The 10-episode FX adaptation of the events surrounding the Simpson trial concluded on April 5.
Reviewers are so far impressed with Gyllenhaal's turn in the upcoming film 'Demolition,' in which he plays a banker whose wife recently died. The film co-stars Naomi Watts and Chris Cooper.
Following his victories at the CMA Awards late last year, Stapleton won in major categories for his debut solo album 'Traveller' at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards.
A new production of 'The Crucible' – the sixth time the show has been revived on Broadway – has debuted and stars Ben Whishaw, Sophie Okonedo, and Saoirse Ronan.
'Big' stars Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, and Kaley Cuoco. The sitcom is consistently one of the highest-rated programs on broadcast TV and is now airing its ninth season.
'Few' will be adapted by Aaron Sorkin for TV and is set to air in 2017. The 1992 Oscar-nominated movie was based on the Broadway play of the same name.
Enjoy a thoughtful evening read.
Enjoy a longer, more in-depth read.
Less noise. More insight.