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Monitor Articles for February 9, 2011
Tiger Woods plays Dubai Desert Classic after long absence
Full court press: Miami judge hands top school basketball team a key win
Egypt protests: US conservatives divided on how to view them
HP TouchPad tablet to ship by summer of 2011
He went where? Keith Olbermann's move to Current TV makes sense, for now.
In his memoir, Donald Rumsfeld admits five mistakes, sort of
Federal Reserve chair to GOP: Don't take that punch bowl away
Unemployment 101: Who pays for jobless benefits, anyway?
Pepsi can redesigned to pay tribute to 'beautiful, confident women'
Somali pirates capture oil tanker bound for US: Higher oil prices ahead?
With Jim Webb retiring, 2012 Senate prospects get harder for Democrats
Top Picks: the Spirit of Goodwill, Nancy Reagan, 'Freakonomics' the movie, and more
The fatherhood files
Should California sell property to raise cash? Jerry Brown calls off a deal.
Patriot Act upset vote: Can tea party lawmakers, liberals be friends?
US border spiraling out of control? Hardly, top border official says.
How to buy control
Awash with insight
When We Were Nine
Sarkozy tells French officials no more vacationing on Arab autocrats' dime
An outsider dips into an aristocratic world
Seven-ton dump truck plummets into giant sinkhole [VIDEO]
We speak nowadays in a hail of bullets
Basque leftists' foray into politics meets deep skepticism in Spain
iPad 2 reportedly enters production
Defying climate change, this Argentine glacier grows
Syria slaps fines on satellite dishes
South Africa's Jacob Zuma slammed for saying ANC voters will go to heaven
Can Obama maintain his Egypt tightrope act?
Mysteriously swelling Yellowstone supervolcano 'not a portent of doom,' finds mostly reassuring study
The Monitor's View
Sudan after the referendum: a test case for Africa
Begonias in the bedroom
Two vulnerable senators, two opposite paths on tea party
Top Picks: Brainteasers, 'Invizimals,' 'Radioactive,' and more
'Cost' means what, exactly?
How India feeds 120 million kids a day
Snow storm wallops Oklahoma and Arkansas with three-foot drifts
How the Fed is bribing its way to your heart
Cities create 'food czars': Can they get residents to eat their sprouts?
E Pluribus Unum: South Sudan's quest to forge a unified identity
Printing photos at home convenient but costly
A tea party message in Patriot Act defeat: We're about more than taxes
Five ways Egypt's Constitution stifles opposition
Italian prosecutors push for speedy trial in Berlusconi prostitution case
Political Islam is here to stay -- US must accept and adjust
Springtime in Bulgaria – time to parade in animal skins
Rate for 30 year fixed rate mortgage explodes
As Charles Taylor boycotts trial, Sierra Leone's war-battered residents hope for justice
Why Michelle Obama is talking about her husband's gray hair
For Valentine’s Day, a pair of birds you’ll love
Tax exemptions don't make private foundations public
A Groupon for stocks?
Is the US still ahead of Chinese manufacturing?
North Korea walks out of talks. Is it setting the stage for more nuclear tests?
Did racism cause the financial crisis?
Egypt protesters seek to spread beyond Tahrir Square
"Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style"
Corporate tax: only a piece of tax revenue pie
How an activist's death in China inspired a wave of citizen sleuthing
Conservative argument is no match for liberal art
Land and spirituality in Africa
Small businesses hunker down for economic winter
Android phones: Before Honeycomb, watch for Gingerbread 2.4
Taiwanese general accused in high-profile Chinese spy case
Stock market in London and Toronto to merge
Reader recommendation: The Origin of the Species