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Monitor Articles for May 24, 2011
New US sanctions target Iran's refined petroleum imports for first time
Casey Anthony trial: Defense says toddler Caylee drowned by accident
Oklahoma, Alabama, Joplin: Why we're seeing so many tornadoes and superstorms
Why such a warm reception for Benjamin Netanyahu at US Congress?
'Too Big to Fail' – real story's not over
The 2011 Saveur Best Food Blog Awards
Venezuelan state oil company hit with sanctions over Iran trade
Rudy redux: What's behind the Giuliani-for-President rumors?
Seed starting: A lesson learned
Tyson Tattoo: Why The Hangover II is getting sued by Mike Tyson's tattoo artist
An Arab Spring ... for the Kurds?
Iceland's volcanic ash over Britain could be gone tomorrow – but back Friday
Harry Potter, X-Men, and Green Lantern TV spots released
Stocks close lower after choppy session
Winfrey farewell show taped live in front of 13,000 fans
Do we really need a minimum wage?
What's the ratio of cars to people in China?
'Taxes are off the table': GOP family feud over what that means, exactly
Obama in London: Ping-pong diplomacy and pomp bolster 'special relationship'
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California can relieve packed prisons without eroding safety
The latest craze in South Korea: the jimjibang
Iraq's Arab Spring: Protests rise against persistent poverty in oil-rich nation
Local peace builder Henri Ladyi helps Congolese turn from violence
The Dark Knight Rises adds two more to star-studded cast
Modern Warfare 3: See the latest Call of Duty trailer [VIDEO]
Muhammad Ali joins US Muslim appeal to Iran to release US hikers
Libya's rebels come to Washington. Who else has offered support?
West Africa Rising: Could Guinea-Bissau jack up fishing rates on the EU?
Chocolate chunk coconut macadamia cookies
iPhone 5 to get curved touchscreen: report
Why I won't miss Oprah after her last show
Netanyahu's real message to Congress: There will be no peace talks
American Idol: Are youngest-ever finalists key to Idol revival strategy?
Are you middle class? Take our quiz to find out.
10 (more) giant money wasters
NBA playoffs: Thunder snatch defeat from jaws of victory in loss to Mavericks
Amid more doping allegations and probes, Lance Armstrong battles back
West Africa Rising: Ivory Coast recovering from season of violence
Philly mob boss (reputed), others indicted
What Oprah has done for books
Netanyahu before Congress: his talking points about Israeli-Palestinian peace
New home sales up last month, but still 23 percent below last year
Which country has the world's biggest car market?
Amazon tablet: Will it be a 'Kindle for movies'?
Small business tax: Who will be affected by changes?
Mexico fields candidate to lead IMF. Does he have a shot?
Snickers, sin, and salvation: the Puritan themes of TV's 'The Biggest Loser'
Highest-paying majors revealed by new college study
Why smart women still don't make it up the career ladder
Cut the deficit? Go after tax breaks. Yeah, tax breaks.
Sautéed walleye fillets with tarragon
Forex trading: Has dollar lost its primacy?
Netanyahu's make-or-break speech to Congress
Sony hackers breach Greece music site security
Violence against women rises in El Salvador
Mass layoffs jump by about 300 in April
Airstrikes pound Tripoli as NATO escalates Libya campaign
Summer forecast: weak stocks and a big sell-off. Then QE3?
NATO dismisses nuclear security concerns after militants strike Pakistani naval base
Prayers for Joplin, Missouri
Newt Gingrich and the gaffe: what's in a word?
South Sudan threatens to retaliate against North in border dispute
Iceland's volcanic ash cloud to cover British air space today
Academic freedom under fire in royalist Thailand
Jackie Evancho, Greyson Chance following in Justin Bieber's footsteps? (VIDEO)
Germany loosens up about regulating store hours
Rein in government contractors who use taxpayer money for political advantage
Joplin tornado: Will it be one of the Top 5 costliest?
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