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Monitor Articles for May 19, 2010
Good News! Kentucky Fried Chicken doubles-down on the KFC Double Down
Gulf oil spill: 'top kill' could be last best chance to stop leak
Texas textbook war: 'Slavery' or 'Atlantic triangular trade'?
Harvard hoax: Adam Wheeler case points to rise of student fraud
March and April warmest ever. Humans must adapt, report says.
Gulf oil spill: What if BP taps leaking Macondo well again?
On Facebook, a fight over 'Everybody Draw Mohammad Day' rages
Turkey's work on Iran nuclear deal shows emerging diplomatic power
Top Picks: Bobby McFerrin, 'Glee,' 'Invictus,' and more recommendations
Rare sky show this week: Moon to dance with Mars, Saturn, and Regulus
Moscow furious, says US not pushing drug war in Afghanistan
PA-12: A template for Democrats in November election?
Missouri auto parts dealer admits to sending money to Al Qaeda
Fallout from Greek debt crisis: low interest rates in US
Chrome web store unveiled at Google I/O
London's choice for its 2012 Olympic mascots? Think cyclops.
Vermeer and the Sun
Five lessons from Tuesday’s primary election results
Obama and Calderón agree: Arizona immigration law is wrong
SEC unveils 'flash crash' fixes, but Dow plunge still mysterious
Why is Anwar Al-Awlaki terrorist 'No. 1?'
Taliban attack Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan
Four Franciscan friars take on Ireland's toughest city
Euro debt panic will have deflationary impact on US
New transistor allows humans, machines to merge. Are cyborgs imminent?
Iraq election recount battle over, now comes the hard part
The Monitor's View
British coalition of Cameron and Clegg may survive on their new localism
President Obama blasts Arizona law, wants immigration reform
Saudi Arabia religious leaders call terrorism financing un-Islamic
Southeast Asia: a correspondent's Vietnam revisited 35 years after the fall of Saigon
Did aliens hijack the Voyager 2 space probe?
Bush case for Iraq war: Does it matter if it was an honest mistake?
Traveling to the World Cup? Be sure to bring ear plugs.
Global warming? Lake Tanganyika, world's second-deepest lake, heating up fast
Modern China: Economy attracts talant back home
Leveraging the current job market by targeting the underemployed
Does kudzu cause ozone pollution?
Iraq foreign ministry reopens as symbol of defying terrorists
Can China avoid a real estate bubble burst?
US Lexus owners likely affected by Toyota recall
Taking another look at how we measure inflation
Will industrial production growth trend outlast stimulus funding?
For study abroad, more Japanese prefer Chinese university over US one
Financial reform bill unlikely to end taxpayer subsidy of derivative trading on Wall Street
Insurgent candidates prevail in US primaries: Joe Sestak prevails in Pennsylvania
Why Russia covets the Black Sea naval base of Sevastopol
Rand Paul rallies Tea Party with Kentucky GOP Senate primary win
Q&A with HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan
Economic lessons from Haiti
To promote Arab-Israeli peace, Arabs and Israelis argue against it
Time for a new housing boom already? Las Vegas thinks so.
Rick Bayless brings Mexico to the White House kitchen, by way of Chicago
Does the BP spill mean the end of cheap oil?
Florida tar balls not from BP oil spill, according to Coast Guard lab
Take steps now to decrease US debt, or wind up like Greece
Judiciary Chairman: hearings to start in June for confirmation of Elena Kagan
Volcanic ash cloud: Where is it now – May 19?
Elvis Costello, Noam Chomsky, and Israel: Who's in? Who's out?
How a janitor at the Mount Wilson Observatory measured the size of the universe
Harvard student who is accused of falsifying records pleads not guilty
Wimbledon gets its own poet
The US is not Greece. Yet.
CIA chief briefs Pakistan on Times Square terrorism suspect
Will Merkel ban on short-selling, $1 trillion package save the eurozone?
Paul, Specter, and Lincoln: What lessons do you see in Tuesday's elections?
Solution-oriented opinion: Mexico, North Korea, New Orleans, Gulf oil spill, ethics
Fourth Hutaree militia member to be released from jail on Wednesday
After the flash crash, the crash camp takes over
Kagan, abortion, and the Supreme Court’s coming moment of truth on Roe v. Wade
Clashes, fires roil Bangkok despite red-shirt protest leaders' surrender
Scientists watching where oil spill headed next - unrelated tar balls found in the Florida Keys
Spacewalk 2: Two astronauts floating outside space station after fixing snagged cable
The upside of dropping cable
The War Lovers
So Much for That
Has the housing market bottomed out? Probably not.
The rule of law governs Thailand
Google snooping? German prosecutors investigating Google on privacy issues
Seoul says North Korea sank Cheonan warship. Are sanctions next?
Bristol Palin hits public speaking trail - could make up to 30k per speech
Striking a green balance in cutting Canada's boreal forest
Bagram attack kills US contractor, wounds nine NATO soldiers
Arlen Specter out, Rand Paul advances, Blanche Lincoln fights on
Giant oil spill now threatens Louisiana's brown pelican
Life on Mars? NASA wants Martian rocks to find clues
Matter vs. antimatter: particle accelerator experiment says matter wins
Mount St. Helens: 30 years later -- what a comeback!
Brand new species discovered including 'Pinocchio' frogs and gargoyle geckos