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Monitor Articles for October 15, 2010
Four men trapped after Ecuador mine collapses
Obama adminstration, Eric Holder will not stand idly by if Calif. voters legalize marijuana
Wikileaks: US says limited damage from leak of Afghan war logs
Countrywide CEO Mozilo settles with SEC for $67.5M
Federal, state officials review high speed rail using stimulus funds
Was Tyrannosaurus rex a cannibal?
Milkweed: Not just for monarch butterflies
Illinois battle: Could Democrats lose Obama's old Senate seat?
Red: movie review
Conviction: movie review
Tamara Drewe: movie review
Vision: movie review
Marijuana in California: Prop. 19 won't stop federal drug enforcement
'Sarah Palin's Alaska' may be 'flippin' fun,' but will it be any good?
Heating oil could cost a homeowner $259 more this winter
Mistaken identity theory gains traction in Falcon Lake 'pirate' attack
Still no COLA, but Granny may get a bonus anyway
Pay more for these meaningless words and phrases!
Pentagon to federal court: Give us time to end 'don't ask, don't tell'
David R. Francis
Now, US can get tough with China on currency
Nine 'tea party' candidates who stand a good chance of winning
Americans split over public education for illegal immigrants, poll shows
As media circus wanes, Chile miners' families turn spotlight on reporters' antics
Why Oprah Winfrey is sending Jon Stewart fans to his rally
Senate Democrats fight back with balance sheet against GOP
Out-of-staters fuel fight over Arizona immigration law
Want votes? First, candidates in Election 2010 must make a pledge.
Why 13 percent of Germans would welcome a 'Führer'
Are Iran nuclear program talks back on?
$8 million iPhone: The ultimate geek chic
J.K. Rowling plagiarism suit – is it serious?
Peach and blackberry crumble
Cheeseboard with marinated artichokes and spicy cherry chutney
Apple vanilla slab pie
Roasted golden beet salad
Corn fritters with roasted peppers, cilantro, and feta
Sautéed chanterelles with cream and linguine fini
Jamaican jerk chicken
Sweet potato gnocchi
Picnic breakfast burritos
Sweet pepper and heirloom tomato gazpacho
Q&A with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
Abortion debate heats up Brazil election
Pastor Terry Jones is given car for refraining from burning holy book
The Monitor's View
Budget goblins needlessly scare off infrastructure spending
In Cape Town, a clamor for independence
Is Joe Miller too 'tea party' for Alaska?
Chevy Impalas recalled: a really simple mistake
India worries that troubled Commonwealth Games wounded its reputation
Pink White House greets visitors on Thursday
Teen text messages hit new high: 6 an hour, 3339 a month
Liverpool FC sale to Red Sox ownership goes through
Don't believe the hype: Obama's not Robin Hood
Beijing traffic jams only growing
Swiss tunnel: Not actually the world's longest tunnel
Google's self-driving cars will let you spend less time driving, more time Googling
Angry Birds available on Android for free, crashes company's website
George Clooney and the potential of celebrity power to avert civil war in Sudan
Harry Reid, Sharron Angle debate: How could an hour go on that long?
Report calls obesity a threat to US national security
How will greenhouse gas caps affect California business? The answer might surprise you.
Oprah Winfrey sending 'Daily Show' audience to DC
Social Security freeze: no COLA, but maybe $250
Israeli settlement building surges as US pushes for a new freeze
To avoid the double-dip, (1) lower taxes, (2) raise taxes. Huh?
Shibboleet: XKCD's clever code word explained
Teen entrepreneurs getting paid to drop out?
Disappointed Obama isn't FDR? Let's remember the real deal about the New Deal.
A bold plan to solve America's illegal immigration problem
Nobel prize sparks Norway-China row, petitions for reform in Beijing
Can Wen Jiabao reform the Communist Party of China?
Swiss tunnel: Workers drill through last few feet of rock, creating world's longest tunnel
Argentina is booming! (And killing the peso.)
Pakistan arrests suspected militants in assassination plot
China finds 'disadvantages' in Apple iPad: users must pay for music and movies
L.A. noir: darkness under the sun
'Making It All Work': the GTD phenomenon
30-year mortgage rate keeps falling
Bacon attack on an American mosque: prank or hate crime?
British charity workers kidnapped in one of Somalia's 'safer parts'
You are made to shine
Health-care suit: White House expects to win
At Home: A Short History of Private Life
Reader recommendation: Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger
Judge refuses to dismiss Harry Potter plagiarism suit against J.K. Rowling