More than a million Haitians have fled the capital city of Port-au-Prince, and government officials are advising them to stay out of the city. But many question if these provincial cities will be able to provide jobs and economic opportunities.
Jan 30, 2010 The Christian Science Monitor
NASA satellite imagery reveals that two of California's main groundwater sources are being rapidly depleted by agriculture and exurban development.
Jan 6, 2010 The Christian Science Monitor
A new survey reveals that people feel external factors like weather and stable jobs have more of an effect on their happiness than more personal factors like religion and family.
Dec 18, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
The U.S. Government has agreed to a settlement of $3.4 billion for failing to pay royalties on mineral and grazing leases to Native Americans.
Dec 10, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
Jonathan Jarvis, named the head of the National Park Service last month, says that he'll work with the National Academy of Sciences to fight global warming, which he says is "the greatest challenge ever to face national parks."
Nov 9, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
The Feds have given the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) $151 million to look at some highly unusual ways of creating energy. Are they so crazy they just might work -- or just plain crazy?
Nov 3, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
With barely a third of its metro stations in operation, there is some doubt over whether Dubai's metro will be a success.
Oct 16, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
A coalition of community groups in L.A. has banded together to address the lack of access to healthy food in sections of East and South Central Los Angeles.
Oct 12, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
The economic downturn has brought much development in Moscow to a halt. But for some preservationists, that's a good thing.
Sep 15, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
The ailing auto industry has many manufacturers in the Midwest transitioning to the renewable energy market, opening factories to build wind turbine parts and solar panels.
Aug 26, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor