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Monitor Articles for June 18, 2010
World Cup tie breakers: What the USA needs to do to advance
Did Democrats' deal with the NRA kill campaign finance reform?
Who is Bob Dudley? Five things to know about BP's new point man.
World Cup soccer ball travels faster and farther at high altitudes
Texting while driving: Adults are just as bad as teens, study finds
Gulf oil spill cleanup: BP's Hayward out, Dudley in
Amelia Earhart's watch brought to International Space Station
Alien planet? NASA spacecraft spots hundreds of candidates.
Gulf oil spill: Will Obama bring it up at the G8, G20 meetings?
Letters to the Editor – Weekly Issue of June 14, 2010
How do Kobe Bryant's Lakers stack up against other dynasties?
Why entrepreneurs are the real victims of the recession
Middle East: Beautiful to behold, wrong to romanticize
Joe Barton: Who is defending him?
Mexican army seizes $1 million in cash from house
Are American schools returning to segregation?
G-20 summit: financial reform is needed. But how fast?
Kyrgyz violence could threaten China's influence
Sony Move, Microsoft Kinect accelerate wider use of gesture control
Lakers' NBA title caps a lucrative month for sports business
US vs. Slovenia ends in 2-2 tie: US soccer still alive (video)
Carl-Henric Svanberg says Tony Hayward will no longer run BP oil spill cleanup
EU trains army to fight in Somalia
Jaws 35th anniversary: Top 7 animatronic monsters
Sony Dash review roundup, just in time for Father's Day
A lesson in buying: Shop for items you know you'll make time for
Father's Day gift spending is up: A sign of recovery?
South Korean whistleblower Kim Yong-chul breaks silence on Samsung
Royal wedding has world dignitaries coming to Sweden
Asteroid! Earth's largest digital camera scans for killer meteors
Does Israel suffer from 'Iranophobia'?
Tiger Woods birdies two holes early in 2nd round of US Open
Hillary Clinton infuriates Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer with immigration oops
Is Japan right? Should the IWC ban on commercial whale hunting be lifted?
Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez convicted of corruption
Gulf oil spill plumes: what is known so far
'Jaws' 35th anniversary: How Jaws changed summer movie blockbusters
With Joe Barton's BP apology, Republicans' points lost in oblivion
US vs. Slovenia World Cup: Americans rally late to tie, 2-all
Car dealerships: Did their lobbying sway House financial reform vote?
'Glider' robots now prowling Gulf Oil Spill
Rapping math teacher, LaMar Queen, makes algebra cool with a hip-hop beat
The Monitor's View
Congress can't play favorites with the NRA in campaign reform
Kenya reins in hate speech ahead of constitution vote
England soccer's biggest fan: Burma?
Partial lunar eclipse coming on June 26
Tornadoes rip through Minnesota; 3 dead, dozens injured.
Saturn lightning: Superbolts recorded by Cassini spacecraft
The abortion debate needs to include the forgotten fathers
World Cup 2010: Is the Jabulani ball bad for the World Cup?
Fort Gillem shooting: Reservist dead, 1 in custody in Georgia post shooting
As oil firms grow, response may slow to crises like Gulf oil spill
Ron Artest: Embattled forward learned to trust himself as Lakers win NBA title
SpaghettiOs recall? Uh-oh! 15 million pounds with undercooked meat
Serbia vs. Germany: World Cup’s third big upset in as many days
'A Prophet': France faces its forgotten prisons
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Vexed by BP oil spill, Obama aims to show better news on jobs
Josh Brolin and John Malkovich star in 'Jonah Hex': movie review
The last of the oil barons
Facebook revenue approaches $800 million in 2009
Jennifer Lawrence stars in 'Winter's Bone': movie review
Beating death of Egyptian businessman Khalid Said spotlights police brutality
Serbia upsets Germany to start World Cup schedule Friday
Industrial production up in May
NBA Finals MVP: Kobe Bryant says this championship is the 'sweetest'
Minnesota tornadoes kill 3, injure dozens
The Obama plot for a carbon tax
USA vs. Slovenia: Americans must embrace role of Goliath to beat this David
Lakers riots: Lakers fans get ugly after LA beats Boston in NBA finals
Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel: a mystery even to those who know him
A father's love
Marisa Tomei and John C. Reilly star in 'Cyrus': movie review
New York pianos exhibit: 60 pianos will be located all over the city
Gulf gas: BP oil spill increases methane in Gulf waters
Flock browser gets faster but way behind Explorer, Firefox, Chrome
Lakers parade 2010 after NBA Finals Game 7 with the biggest global audience ever
Pakistani Taliban paid $12,000 to Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad
Harry Potter theme park "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" opens today
Twitter in Japan: Twitter is huge but tweeting is 'mumbling'
After some controversy, the Harry Potter theme park has its grand opening
Tiger Woods battles bad putts, heckler en route to posting 74
Senate struggles to extend tax cuts. Why? It's too costly.
Ronnie Lee Gardner executed by firing squad in Utah
Reader recommendation: Shanghai Girls
NBA Finals Game 7: LA Lakers win NBA title beating Celtics 83 - 79
Fannie, Freddie bailout could cost taxpayers $1 trillion
NBA Finals Game 7: Lakers beat Celtics, win 16th title
Faced with bailout or collapse, should US choose collapse?