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Monitor Articles for August 31, 2010
Germany considers another step toward normalcy: dropping the draft
As economic policies fail, will the administration double down?
America's entrepreneurial flame is fading
How regulations grow
Florida voters can’t strip down Obama health-care bill, judge rules
Should schools trade tough subjects for higher standardized test scores?
Feds file new Arizona immigration lawsuit, this time to protect workers
Troy Polamalu: Add big hair to celebrity insurance
Tempers flare in Alaska vote count: Lisa Murkowski gains on Joe Miller
Hurricane Earl path prompts 'hurricane watch' for North Carolina coast
Madden franchise tackles an unlikely platform: Facebook
Apple rumors roundup: New Nano, better iTunes, or another Apple TV
'Invisible hand' visible in Kurdistan
3-D, this time with feeling
Obama's Iraq speech: Can he address opposite views of the war?
Hamas targets Israeli-Palestinian talks by killing four Israelis
Chilean miners cheer as drill starts digging them out
Obama marks end of combat operations: What's next for Iraq?
Hurricane Earl: East Coast residents should have an evacuation plan
In Mexico, skepticism that arrest of Edgar Valdez Villarreal – 'La Barbie' – will stem drug trade
Russian protesters defy Putin warning – and meet tough response
Home prices rise in over a dozen US cities during June
Anwar al-Awlaki: ACLU wants militant cleric taken off US 'kill list'
West Bank cinema reopens in former terrorist hub
Real estate prices in France and Europe provide hints for the American economy
'Unusual' dinosaur offers glimpse of evolutionary quirk
Extreme sports in high India: an ultramarathon tests human endurance
The Blaze: reviews are in on new Glenn Beck website
Confessions of a conservative who voted for Obama
Consumer confidence rises. Sign that recovery is still ahead?
The Monitor's View
Obama sanctions on North Korea are also aimed at China
Oval Office makeover: more taupe, same old desk
A new economic model from a Nobel Prize winner
South African government makes salary offer to striking unions
Sarah Palin to visit Iowa: Think you know what that means?
Maliki marks end of US-Iraq combat operations
Climatopolis: Response to a review
"Freedom" by Jonathan Franzen: a review roundup
Troy Polamalu sees his hair insured for $1 million
Pakistan flood waters recede but country's debt rises
Party like it's 10000 BC: new archaeological find in Israel
Dissecting Rwandan criticism of UN report on Congo genocide
Minimum wage: Why do economists care so much?
Back to school 2010: Why we're all education experts today
As India looks at cutting carbon, a wind farm scandal
What can banks learn from venture capital firms?
On eve of Israeli-Palestinian talks, Netanyahu reassures his jittery party
New report released: The GDP is rising.
Job training: Can it work in a weak economy?
Sand castle stimulus reclaimed by the tides
Xbox Live price hike set for November
Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL get price drop
Edgar Valdez Villarreal – suspected drug lord 'La Barbie' – arrested in Mexico
Entire US-Mexico border to be guarded by Predator drones
Fidel Castro recovered, working to stop Iran-Israel nuclear war
Long overdue: Obama eases controls on exports with potential military uses
Why only North Korea may be ready for six-party talks
Small global taxes would make a big difference for world's 'bottom billion'
Want to succeed as an entrepreneur? Hone your 'pitch'.
A prayer for the Chilean miners' freedom
In Pennsylvania, signs that 'Republican revolution' could repeat itself
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival
Reader recommendation: The Schools Our Children Deserve