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Monitor Articles for March 23, 2010
The Beastie Boys and the fine art of stock trading
Constance McMillen case: proms as gay-rights battleground
Healthcare fixes move to Senate, reconciliation gridlock looms
California may extend smoking ban to state parks and beaches
Robert Gates wants 'more humane' approach to 'don't ask, don't tell'
Voyage of recycled Plastiki to sail through Pacific garbage patch
Obama signs health care bill: Who won't be covered?
No Child Left Behind embraces 'college and career readiness'
Healthcare reform: Who wins when governor, attorney general clash?
European leaders spar over Greece bailout ahead of EU summit
Palestinian support for 'two-state' solution drops with Israel defiant on settlement freeze
Healthcare reform bill signed, Obama ramps up big sell
Geithner: abandoning Fannie Mae not a solution to mortgage crisis
Funding gone, scandal-plagued ACORN to disband
Attorneys general in 14 states sue to block healthcare reform law
An unusual plant with stinky flowers
Pakistan increasingly playing ball to rein in Afghanistan Taliban
In Yemen, women protest delay on child marriage ban
By standing up to China, Google returns to its roots
Easy to grow and useful in the kitchen
Mexico City makes way for bicycles
Costa Rica, a tropical ecological paradise
Unemployed, a grad student rethinks the world of work
Indian March Madness: Cricket
Spring migration's hidden hazards
Private equity, leveraged buyout practitioners re-emerge
Theories that travel well
Commercial property catastrophe! Prices, supply, demand drop in Q4 2009.
3/23/10 Monitor Books podcast, including interview with Elif Batuman, author of "The Possessed"
How alike are Brazil and US? Individualism (and guns) are big.
Ciudad Juárez mobilizes to protect children from Mexico drug war
The economics of soccer in Australia
The iPad raises the question anew: Is it legal for e-books to go audible?
Who is the American slated to face trial in North Korea?
Niger coup: Good for Tuareg rebels, bad for uranium investors
Sudan vote is 'a Hitler election,' says ICC prosecutor Ocampo
Hands on with the Yahoo Sketch-a-Search iPhone app
Will the Hillary Clinton Mexico visit bring a drug war shift?
Britain says 'compelling' evidence Israel linked to Dubai assassination
Is a political campaign art? British taxpayers will find out.
In new reform bill, government rations health care. Will it be fairer than insurance firms?
New health care bill pros and cons: Coverage slipped in past decade
Relative quiet in Darfur: a window for progress in Sudan and eastern Chad
Sudan President Bashir threatens to expel foreign election observers
Existing home sales: Is the home-buyer tax credit failing?
Nintendo 3DS touted as first 3D handheld gaming device
Israel diplomat expelled by Britain over Dubai assassination passport forgery
Google China pullout: What has changed?
Philip Pullman: Another author faces religious ire
The Monitor's View
Google and China: What Obama can learn
The hidden link between health care reform and immigration
Islam and Muslims should not scare you
Britain to expel Israel diplomat over Dubai assassination
Health care reform bill summary: powerful tax bombs, delayed fuses
Marjah, Afghanistan: Guns quiet, the battle for power now begins
Pakistan leaders to request more military, economic aid in US talks
Ciudad Juárez killings focus US-Mexico meeting on security
For childlike purity in a war-weary world
The Future of Islam
The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight
Now that Google China says 'no' to censoring, who wins: Google or China?