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Monitor Articles for May 8, 2009
More Somali migrants say Britain should ban khat
A victory for cheese eaters? US-EU trade spat defused.
Stability lets Basra, a city of poets, return to its roots
Pope embarks on Mideast fence-mending trip
Pentagon admits US airstrike may have killed Afghan civilians
Medvedev's first year: Has justice improved in Russia?
Gurkhas score TV ambush victory in Britain
Sri Lanka: The talk is all tea
General Odierno: US can't confirm that Iraqis are holding Al Qaeda-affiliated leader.
Belatedly, House votes to curb predatory lending
Hispanics push Obama for a Supreme Court seat
LaHood voices support for GM chief despite company's mega loss
Statue of Liberty's crown opens (hopefully Air Force One won't take photos)
White House disappointed with Manny Ramirez (Joe Biden not involved)
Robert Gibbs -- the PC guy?
Ramirez's excuse: We've heard it before
A marijuana tax as the next new revenue stream?
As fires advance in Santa Barbara, residents flee to friends' homes
Letters to the Editors
Islam and democracy can – and do – coexist
Cut hours, not employees
The Monitor's View
Obama passes the stress test, too
Today's briefing: Jobs in the US, rights in Russia, the pope in the Mideast
Stress tests behind them, banks move to pay back TARP funds
Loss of US jobs is slowing, but hasn't stopped
Fiat's race from punchline to potential white knight for Detroit
Job hunting? This week’s unusual openings.
Jobless indicator: Is the recession ending?
Is the Internet bad for the environment?
Integrated solar panels get a boost
Horizon highlights – Higher standards edition
How to make a Klingon forehead in 7 easy steps, and other Trekkie news
The Piano Tuner
Can fame be bad for an author?
Review: 'Treeless Mountain'
Review: 'Star Trek'
Review: 'Rudo y Cursi'
To be a mother
The Rose Whisperer: Public enemy No. 1