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Monitor Articles for August 24, 2009
Settlement issue looms over Netanyahu's Europe trip
Baghdad bombing leaves hole in diplomatic corps
Pakistan foils three suspected terror plots in two days
Athens fires driven back, nuns rescued
Namibia: Diamond mine decline
France tries to rein in $85,000 bonuses
Lockerbie families raise doubts as Scotland defends release
Bucking trend, China releases activists
Senator wants to change Italy's national anthem – to opera
Mexico quietly decriminalizes drug use
Amid furor, Malaysia delays woman's caning
People making a difference: Alberto Yanosky
Obama ends Bush-era interrogation tactics, even for CIA
Is Obama making a convincing case for the Afghan war?
Obama's vacation spot has strong links to black history
Why GOP sees seniors as crucial to health-reform battle
Baldwin vs. Lieberman: The showdown that wasn't meant to be
Next Democratic Senate leader to get booted: Harry Reid?
Peace activist Cindy Sheehan targets Obama’s vacation
Tiger Woods plays down plans to golf with Obama on Vineyard
History's shadow over Obama's Vineyard vacation
Mr. Obama, Hebron is an eternal home for Jews
The Monitor's View
Compassion in the Lockerbie release
Palm oil paradox
Can wind power save the Midwest?
'Cash for clunkers' ends. Did it do any good?
Retirees' healthcare: What! Save an extra $332,000?
Are aging ships still a toxic export?
Traffic noise could be drowning out the croaks of male frogs
Outed blogger who flamed model angry at Google
With evolution, scientists must watch out for unexpected twists and turns
Swiss official tells Google to erase street views
Baby Name Wizard dazzles both the expecting and the curious
Snow [Leopard] in August? Yep.
Strength in What Remains
Monitor Books - Aug. 24, 2009
The Eye of the Prophet
Finally, a "cautious optimism" about book sales
Bookcrossing.com: a form of literary hide-and-seek
Six Picks: Recommendations from the Monitor staff
Photojournalism enters a golden age
Embracing the fog
Politicians, sex scandals, and the view that makes a difference
Garden watering tips
Watering tips to keep your garden in great shape and save money