|by Jack Bradigan Spula On the 25th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, women have far fewer abortion options than in 1973. But new drugs that blur the lines between contraception and abortion spark new debates|
|by Jim Lobe, Michael Keats News coverage of historic Papal visit to Cuba and other international events were ignored in aftermath of Clinton sex furor|
|Analysis by Farhan Haq The latest Hollywood hit "Wag the Dog" -- a satire involving a White House spin doctor deflecting the media from highlighting a presidential indiscretion -- has an all too uncomfortable ring of truth these days|
|by Richard Byrne Enviros promise blockades, other protests to stop development in sensitive area continuously occupied for tens of thousands of years by Native people|
|by Kafil Yamin Italian Embassy released a rare advisory on evacuation plans for Italian citizens, wire service reports say individuals and companies are checking their reserves of food, water and money, and buying open date airline tickets|
|by Andreas Harsono Most analysts said that the 77-year-old Suharto and his children, whose business interests have periodically collided with the wider national interest, is a part of the problem, if not the main cause of the economic disaster Asia|
|New report shows that over 25 percent of the chemicals used as "inerts" actually have been identified as hazardous|
|Center for Science in the Public Interest holds awards ceremony for some of the "most misleading, unfair, and irresponsible" ad campaigns of the past year|
|by Sergei Blagov Well-known journalist who had filmed a Russian tanker dumping 800 tons of low-level nuclear waste|
|by Andrei Ivanov and Judith Perera Police are latest injured by radioactive waste illegally dumped in the secessionist Russian republic of Chechnya, usually under cover of the chaos of the 1994-6 conflict|
|by Desiree Cooper A network of more than a dozen national conservative foundations with annual budgets ranging from $160,000 to $5 million are coordinating the agendas of many conservative campus activities nationwide|
|by Luz Rimban Manila Archbishop Jaime Cardinal Sin wants to build a replica of the Holy City of Jerusalem, where Filipino Catholics can pause and pray while meditating on Christ's life and death|
|Summaries of under-reported news, short updates on previous Monitor stories|
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