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Monitor Articles for July 22, 2010
Zachary Chesser and Paul Rockwood: latest US citizens linked to al-Awlaki
Charles Rangel charged with ethics violations: How bad for Democrats?
Harry Reid: Senate will abandon cap-and-trade energy reform
Facebook at 500 million: What changes would you like to see?
Tropical storm Bonnie: A two-week delay in Gulf oil spill cleanup?
UN calls for Venezuela-Colombia dialogue over FARC row
Can we fix the economy (now) without growing the deficit?
Shirley Sherrod debacle: why Obama stumbles on race
As Iraq war winds down, US military cleans up hazardous waste
LEGO Taj Mahal sales skyrocket after soccer star David Beckham builds one
Mortgage rates fall to record lows. Time to buy?
Twitter, beset by outages, will open new data center in Salt Lake City
Cheerleading may not be a sport, but it is an industry
Boy Scout camp director nabbed in child pornography probe
UK austerity budget to trim defense spending
Some artists now stream their concerts live on YouTube
YouTube 2 days logo: Video site preps for 'Life in a Day' project
Kosovo independence legal, says UN court. What will Russia do?
China development boom: A house in the middle of a six-lane highway?
The Monitor's View
Court settles legal question of Kosovo independence, but not the political issue
Hoover's dam folly: Why Keynesian New Deal policies failed
Star kicked out of Milky Way by giant black hole
European growth heats up again
Why tax cuts do not reduce government spending
Unemployment benefits extension approved by House, now headed for President's desk
40 ton whale smashes yacht, donkey parasails; what animal will fly next?
Hammock season: The allure of a shady retreat in the dog days of summer
Tour de France Stage 17: Contador second by a hair, but likely to win overall
Tropical depression races toward BP's leaky well
Arizona immigration law: Will the law or a court decision really change police work?
Greyhound bus crash kills 6 and injures others in California
Why do Vietnamese keep cats on a leash? (Hint: What's for dinner?)
Cheerleading doesn't count as a real sport, judge rules
Amazon e-book tipping point: Is the death of books upon us?
The Big Easy bounces back with its own hip-hop beat
Linda McMahon and the reality of wrestling's sex and violence fantasy
Top Picks: 'Toy Story' soundtrack, Lollapalooza, singing for Congo, and more recommendations
A streak of compassion in a growing teen
For American exceptionalists, why not 'socker' instead of soccer?
Stonehenge twin – 'Timberhenge' – discovered with radar imaging
Timothy Geithner: Obama will look at changing tax code next year
Buenos Aires on a leash
Desmond Tutu to retire from public life
What public institution do Americans trust least? Congress, of course
Mutiny in Bangladesh: unsolved mystery threatens regional stability
In Egypt, diary of 'torture' captures police brutality
Franz Kafka lost writings resurface, trapped in trial
Music lover creates fund to help children appreciate music
Stonehenge twin, a wood henge, is found nearby
Giant jellyfish stings beachgoers in NH
Shirley Sherrod says she'd love to talk race with Obama
Nicolae Ceausescu and dictator's wife exhumed in Romania. Why?
North Korea denounces war games, but is still game for six-party talks
Mel Gibson tapes are comic gold; Mel Gibson is "gift that keeps on giving"
Prince Albert of Monaco wedding set for July 2011
Nemesis hypothesis: Is there a small hidden star orbiting the sun?
Reggie Bush Heisman Trophy to be returned
How Greg Mortenson outsmarted his publishers
Oil spill BP clean-up to stop due to churning tropical rainstorm
Does dark energy exist? New telescope technique could find out.
Arizona immigration law 101: seven lawsuits, and counting
Afghanistan war: The civics in a Kandahar governor's slap
Unemployment claims surge, as jobs outlook sours
Tiger Woods endorsements down an estimated $22 million
A one-and-a-half dip recession?
Nicolae Ceausescu, former Romanian dictator, and wife exhumed
Home purchase applications drop
JournoList: Isolated case or the tip of the iceberg?
Unemployment extension 101: what you need to know
Ben Bernanke sees uncertainty. Businesses report growth.
Kyrgyzstan ex-president's brother arrested - with wig and fake mustache
Lessons from my worst money blunders: career choice
On choosing your battles
Heat wave bakes Russia: It's so hot that squirrels stay inside
Planned vs. spontaneous development around stadiums
Tour de France Stage 17: Why fans will camp out for days to glimpse cyclists
The Cookbook Collector
Bestselling books the week of 7/22/10 according to IndieBound*
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