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Monitor Articles for August 4, 2011
The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for July 30-August 4, 2011
Stock market crash: Think 1938, not 2008
Deal in Senate restores FAA funding. Is bipartisanship taking off?
Ground turkey recall: Why the lag between illnesses and a public alert?
Bruising battle over the debt limit: Where did it leave Obama?
Tough words, tighter sanctions for Syria, but no end to state-led violence
Scientists find 'best evidence' yet for liquid water now on Mars
Dow plunges 512 points: Here's what's bothering the stock market
Possible 'Star Wars' spin-off: Boba Fett falls into the Sarlacc pit, but not the bargain-bin
Visions of energy crisis and alien terror come together in 'The Darkest Hour', starring Emile Hirsch
Stocks plunge, Dow sees sharpest drop since 2008
Top 5 conservative holidays
Two and a Half Men kills off Charlie Sheen's character
Mortgage rates at record lows. Will that finally lift US housing market?
The Monitor's View
A hand up, not a handout, for young black and Latino men
Ribbons of summer bounty
A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, by Amanda Foreman
Reader recommendation: Encounters, by Nancy Keeney Forster
Can George Soros, Michael Bloomberg save New York's troubled young men?
Darfur ... and now more genocide in Sudan?
Stockpiling seeds today saves plants for the future
Is 'Uncle L.D.' the notorious skyjacker D.B. Cooper? Experts are skeptical.
A friendship: equine, and online
Dress up the grill with versatile lamb
In Israel, raft of new laws shows rise of the right
Australian teenager freed from fake bomb; police say it was extortion plot
My third son
Uncle Sam's war on apostrophes
Ukulele: The little guitar that could
Top Picks: Korean food, hipster farmsteads, self-appointed superheroes, and more
Why Europe's debt crisis is still spreading
Piracy on the rise off West Africa's coast
Haiti's 'tent cities' brace for Tropical Storm Emily
Stocks plunge: four factors behind investor pessimism
Opinion: US policy on Congo conflict minerals well-intentioned, but misguided
Paul McCartney at Wrigley Field: Concert review
Facebook acquires Push Pop Press: bad news for publishers?
It's lonely in the middle
State tax holidays: Is your state on the list?
'Heterosexual Pride Day' in São Paulo?
The other side of Mexico's drug war successes
10 things you probably didn't know about 'The Lion King'
Look to the cold war to chill fresh calls for American isolationism
Putting the farmer first in Bali
A long, hard path to renewal
The comprehensive detective novels quiz
Colombian military chief's FARC comment may chill ties with Venezuela
Australia refugee swap with Malaysia faces key test
MasterCard posts 33 percent profit increase
6,060 year sentence imposed for 1982 Guatemala massacre
With love to Oslo
Oh no! Another recession?
Syrian protesters criticize UN Security Council statement as insufficient
Cargill recall: Is your ground turkey on the list?
Mortgage rates plunge, but little boost for housing