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Monitor Articles for October 13, 2011
Zuccotti Park to be cleaned up and Wall Street protesters cleared out
Consumer spending gets a makeover
Assassination plot: US seeks to label Iran an international outlaw
Ford workers edge closer to nationwide strike over labor deal
Moon, Jupiter to shine near each other tonight
Caveman cosmetics? Scientists say ocher tool kits date back 100,000 years.
Bipartisan support for fixing our schools
Tea party fuels rise of Herman Cain. So how can it be racist?
Trade deals: three big winners from America's new free-trade agreements
Netflix will stream CW shows after collapse of Starz negotiations
Dow sinks, but tech stocks rally
Top Picks: Miami City Ballet on PBS, New York Times documentary on DVD, new Feist CD and more
Why China 'trade war' bill is tying House Republicans in knots
It's not easy being a bank
Will Mitt Romney's 'Mormon moment' help his campaign?
iPhone 4S primed for a 'blockbuster launch'
Trade deals: South Korea finally wins FTA with the US, but hurdles remain
5 finalists for the 2011 National Book Award for Young People's Literature (with one title dropped)
Mexicans unite over arrest of alleged leader in Los Zetas cartel
Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur reportedly bigger than first thought
In India, a phone app to fight rape
Unemployment benefits, trade data point to improvement
Fixed mortgage rates rise above 4 percent
New Hampshire primary at Christmastime? Election 2012 could get weird.
The Monitor's View
Arab Spring's crisis of moral leadership
A weak economy reduces population growth
Is South Korea America's new best friend in Asia?
Mikhail Gorbachev: We should have preserved the Soviet Union
Gilad Shalit deal boosts Hamas, but also reveals group's weaknesses
International relations curriculum is not 'chalk and blackboard' anymore
Trade deals: US-Colombia FTA ratified, but will it help Colombian workers?
After Solyndra's ugly fall, can solar industry still shine?
Venezuela finds socialist pride in the arepa
Herman Cain tops new poll. Can he stay there?
Bali earthquake rattles, but does little substantial damage
Unemployment claims down last week
Europe's 'holy fools' set the tone for US Occupy Wall Street protesters
What happened to my cookies?
Will climate change lead to culture change?
Herman Cain: 'Black Walnut' flavor of the month?
Move over Disney, King of Bhutan marries Jetsun Pema – a commoner (video)
Richard Gere guitar collection fetches $1M in NYC
Four reasons I quit booking flights online
The 'Occupy' movement and what humanity needs
To Sarah Palin: 10 reasons why you shouldn't sue Joe McGinniss
Those fast-talking Japanese! And Spanish!
Does Rick Perry really want to be president?
Occupy Wall Street plans biggest marches yet, but can it avoid pitfalls?
Ecuador biggest beneficiary of US-Colombia free trade pact?
Why are US and South Korea turning a blind eye to starving North Koreans?
Rubí Orozco shows Mexican-Americans a traditional way to eat better
9-9-9 tax plan: Does it make Herman Cain a Robin Hood for the rich?
Smartphones: Samsung avoids sales ban with switch
Initial euphoria over Gilad Shalit prisoner swap fades (video)
Good Reads: Dissecting Iran assassination plot, a broken America, and Qatar's rise (video)
Nuclear lesson from Libya: Don't be like Qaddafi. Be like Kim.
Credit card rewards programs: Pros and cons
RIM says service improving after Blackberry outage
Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World
Reader recommendation: Black Elephants
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