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.
A weekly update on major political events, candidates, and parties.
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.
The Monitor's top education and culture stories delivered weekly.
The five most recent Christian Science articles with a spiritual perspective.
Viktor Orbán’s education reform is making Hungary’s curriculum more patriotic, but critics say it’s at the expense of critical thinking and democracy.
Global good news and progress: There are no longer any all-male boards among S&P 500 companies, and Ethiopia has a plan to end child marriage by 2025.
The Saudi oil fields strike claimed by Shiite Houthis is best understood as part of a conflict with Iran involving actors across the region.
Uyinene Mrwetyana’s rape and murder have reawakened outrage about violence against women in South Africa. But will it lead to change, protesters ask?
After the military overthrew President Omar al-Bashir in April, Sudanese women are seeking freedoms which were restricted by the old regime.
With left-right divide largely preserved, a secular party opposed to an ultra-Orthodox role in government is poised to play the role of kingmaker.
Indian weddings are still sacrosanct. But more couples are changing up traditions, reflecting evolving views on money, gender, and happiness.
How her approach to philanthropy, and her own life, has changed after $50 billion of giving.
US President Trump and British Prime Minister Johnson have raised expectations of diplomatic wins on their terms. But their approach may be shifting.
National Day celebrations are an opportunity for China’s Communist Party to project strength. But Hong Kong’s ongoing crisis poses a challenge.
Pennsylvania nonprofit pairs dogs with inmates. The goal is to help participants land a full-time job within 90 days of their release.
The separation of religion and state has never been sorted out in Israel. Now a born-again secularist champion could swing a tight election.
The FIBA Basketball World Cup ended in Beijing on Sunday. Fan enthusiasm is rising in China despite escalating tensions with the United States.
The group says it has a list of more than 100 suspected actors in the war crimes that forced 740,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh in 2017.
Catchup on weekend news: Iran blamed for epic attack on Saudi oil facilities. A big auto workers strike hits G.M. Why Dems want to impeach Kavanaugh.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the attack on Saudi Arabia and released satellite photos of 19 impact points at oil facilities.
Conservationists have reclaimed water rights for fish and wildlife in Walker Lake, and museums are repatriating human remains.
In Afghanistan, with U.S.-Taliban talks halted, there’s a consensus among Afghans: “The first law of peace is a cease-fire.”
Ongoing demonstrations have halted Hong Kong's arts and culture scene, as Hong Kong-China tensions impact events in Australia and Canada.
Profile in contradictions: In Tunisia, a nation with a strong secular tradition, an Islamist is a leading candidate for president.
Enjoy a thoughtful evening read.
Enjoy a longer, more in-depth read.
Less noise. More insight.