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Monitor Articles for August 2, 2011
Gold prices reach record. Buy on pullbacks.
Skype releases free iPad app
iCloud opened to developers in advance of fall launch
Former UBS banker charged with helping clients dodge US taxes
Muslim Americans are optimistic despite discrimination, new poll says
What will debt-ceiling deal do to the fragile US economy?
Fewer cops, more potholes: How debt deal could hit states hardest
Tropical storm Emily moves west in Caribbean. Will it hit US coast?
Debt-ceiling drama just a preview of December?
Tiger Woods gets ready for PGA return at Bridgestone
The tea party and the debt deal: Fiscal 'terrorists' or principled heroes?
Stocks now down for year as economic concerns grow
US to aid groups: Feed the starving, even if Al Qaeda gets collateral benefits
The Chitlin’ Circuit and the Road to Rock ‘n’ Roll, by Preston Lauterbach.
Reader recommendation: Custer, by D.A. Kinsley
To watch for: Fox premieres 'Terra Nova' this fall
Bestselling books the week of 8/04/11, according to IndieBound*
"Sarah's Key": Does the novel work as a film?
It's time to order your spring bulbs
Debra Ruh makes high-tech available to the disabled
Fresh corn buttermilk biscuits
The Monitor's View
Debt deal as a cry for US modesty
Creating an entrepreneurial culture
What does it mean when central banks start buying gold?
A monster month for used car sales
Mosasaur: How a reptile came to dominate the seas
'Anonymous' joins student protesters in Chile
How Turkey's military upheaval will affect NATO
Why Kashmir is so quiet - for now
A new D.B Cooper book – and a new lead
In South Korea, mud season is a cause for celebration
The wild west side: 'Cowboys & Aliens' and 'Attack the Block' face off
Despite debt deal, US could still face a downgrade in its credit rating
After the debt deal: A tax reform idea
Life in a Day: movie review
Norway attacks: What happens if Breivik is deemed insane?
Rupert Murdoch: Read all about him and the phone hacking scandal in a new e-book
Top 8 Putin moments: From Harley-riding bad boy to Formula One driver
Looking for a better drum teacher?
Why Arab leaders are largely silent on Syria's brutal crackdown
Ford recall: 1 million older pickups could have faulty fuel tank straps
Vietnam loses appeal to foreign investment amid economic woes
Who lives in better neighborhood: rich blacks or working-class whites?
Indigenous in Colombia call for demilitarization
Spain’s 1575 default
Japan's fresh claim to disputed islands reignites feud with South Korea
National debt-ceiling deal: Why did that take so long?
Allstate shares up after smaller-than-expected loss
Studying the Bible in public schools can help US students 'win the future'
Can US Libya strategy survive the assassination of rebels' top general?
Health insurers must provide free birth control
Finding comfort from grief
After China train crash, it's not just rail safety that worries Chinese
Foreclosures in New York City near 2,000. Are banks keeping up the buildings?
Gabrielle Giffords appears for debt deal vote (VIDEO)