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Monitor Articles for July 8, 2010
Gay marriage ban unconstitutional, rules federal judge in Boston
Russian spies plead guilty: the view from inside the courtroom
'Grim Sleeper' case raises privacy concerns over use of DNA
Gen. James Mattis: Petraeus's new boss boasts a salty mouth, keen mind
Blagojevich trial: How damaging to Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?
Toyota recall response: Is the company doing everything it can?
Can Obama, Biden give a boost to Democratic candidates?
Anna Chapman deported to Russia, British tabloids will miss her
Obama touts electric delivery truck, but still a long haul to market?
Consumer credit plunges despite low interest rates
Norway bomb plot shows reach of Al Qaeda-linked groups
Tour de France 101: Who’s favored to win?
Why some earthquakes unleash tsunamis and others don't
Zombie satellite still careening through space
Giant propellers spotted in rings of Saturn
Protons actually smaller than we thought, new measurement finds
Emmy nods: Conan O'Brien gets his day as TV landscape evolves
LeBron James show: a one-hour ticket to his fabulous universe
Somaliland elections: Why the world ignores Horn of Africa's oasis of stability
'Grim Sleeper' arrest 'shows long arm of the law still prevails' says victim's father
Canada oil sands project in Alberta partially acquired by Total
Gulf oil spill: Government argues to reinstate drilling moratorium
Solar energy fuels experimental airplane all day, and all night
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How to boost confidence in the American economy
Mortgage rates drop to lowest point in 50 years
Bestselling books the week of 7/8/10 according to IndieBound*
Why is Cuba releasing 52 political prisoners?
Tour de France Stage 5: Cavendish redeemed; Lance Armstrong still 18th
Tour de France 101: What's the peloton?
Tour de France 101: Is this a race of individuals or teams?
Solar energy powered plane lands after completing 24-hour flight
Spy swap reportedly underway between US and Russia
Palestinians brace for US pressure after Netanyahu's White House visit
Amanda Knox will eat crab cakes for her birthday behind bars, says mom
Why India's fuel subsidies actually benefit the rich
Russia spies case rushes to a close. Why the hurry?
Roman coins mother lode! UK treasure hunter finds 52,000 ancient coins
Octopus Paul rescues fellow octopi from the menu
Duck boat crash survivor calls boating accident 'harrowing'
Bollywood takes on Adolf Hitler
LeBron James team decision: Must-see TV or too much hype?
What Russia gains from US-Russia spy swap
Only way to end the Afghanistan war: US peace deal with the Taliban
The surprising star at Elena Kagan's hearing: Thurgood Marshall
At last, a court to try Somali pirates
Why taxes need to come up, but tax rates don't have to
Kenya: Iraq, Afghan, Pakistan fighters in Somalia
Octavia Nasr fired by CNN over tweet
Top 10 books of 2010... according to Amazon
Reader recommendation: Storms of My Grandchildren
Shiite pilgrims, Iraqi security forces undeterred by attacks
Taiwan welcomes China’s tourism boom. But Chinese tourists, not so much
The first high-frequency trading fund for retail investors?
Are economists good at business?
Mortgage applications rise 7 percent as rates fall
California quake related to Easter temblor
Linda Lingle's veto of civil unions in Hawaii may prompt boycott
Why taxes are going up
Lindsay Lohan: 'Entourage' culture undermines essential values
New home purchase applications lowest this decade
Newest friends on Facebook? Pakistan militants.
Why being rich doesn't alway mean being happy
Odd things happen when a heat wave hits China
Stateless, but not without a true home
Iraq bombers kill 12 in Baghdad on last day of Shiite pilgrimage