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Monitor Articles for August 12, 2010
Perseid meteor shower: August 2010 marks more than just a show
Prop 8 stay ends next week, setting stage for California gay marriage
Elias Abuelazam arrested: four famous modern manhunts
Stephen Hawking says humanity is doomed unless it takes to the stars
Obama panel boosts bid to put greenhouse gas emissions underground
What could happen to JetBlue passenger who ticked off Steve Slater?
Dissidents say Iran nuclear sanctions are helping Ahmadinejad
Repercussions of an Israeli attack on Iran
Baby sitters too costly? Check out rates in these Top 10 sitter cities.
Cathy Guisewite to end 'Cathy' comic strip after 34 years
Huge space explosion catches everyone by surprise
France presses Gypsies to settle down
GM CEO Ed Whitacre to step down
In Hanoi, Vietnam, puppets dance on water
Why Rod Blagojevich jury deadlock could be good news for defense
Steve Slater to McNugget rage: Customer service or customer to blame?
Senate passes a border security bill -- and misses the point
Nolan Ryan group approved to buy Texas Rangers
Ted Stevens plane crash: why it’s so dangerous to fly in Alaska
Will slow response to Pakistan flood threaten democracy?
African nations see pros to managing oil wealth without transparency
Kagame's Rwanda election win may bring Singapore-style authoritarian rule
The Wizard of Oz 71st anniversary: Does Google hate round numbers?
Mortgage rates at 50-year lows. Should you refinance? Maybe not.
Why GOP's predicted gains in midterm elections might be short-lived
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E-books arrive with a rush -- and caveats
Ground zero mosque debate echoes Europe's fears of Muslims
Gold coin, 2,200 years old, found in Israel
US-Vietnam ties strengthen with military exercises, to China's chagrin
Is Israel really likely to attack Iran next summer?
Perseid meteor shower tonight: It's a spectacular troublemaker
Ben Quayle ad: Who is the worst US president in history?
Scientists discover new monkey species, declare it almost extinct
Liquid metal could wrap future Apple products
Ecuador earthquake tops magnitude 6.9
Mortgage rates now at lowest in decades
Germany's love-hate relationship with Google Street View
Williams College: America's new best college
Why more government debt won't fix the economy
Governors' races 101: What's at stake outside Washington in 2010 election
Extended unemployment claims pick up
Israeli-Palestinian peace talks look less likely as settlers fret over freeze
Pakistan floods strand the poor while rich go to higher ground
Ben Quayle bashes Obama. But can he spell 'potato'?
How a woman's face inspired a history of the Donner Party
Tablet computers probably not the best bet for back to school computers
The middle class has been squeezed. And they're angry.
Their gift of freedom: a set of Winnebago wheels
DNA tests help identify missing Vietnam War soldiers
Obama as border cop: He's deported record numbers of illegal immigrants
Wizard of Oz latest Google Doodle homage
Zimbabwe restarts diamond sales amid 'blood diamond' accusations
When Japan's debt bubble bursts – watch out
Al Qaeda in Iraq targets Baghdad’s developing police force
Bypass the Electoral College? Careful what you wish for.
Meteor shower August 2010: how you can get the best view
Divine light, on or off the grid
China mudslides were predicted 13 years ago
Reader recommendation: Aleutian Sparrow
Dell Streak set for Friday release. But is it a tablet or a phone?