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Monitor Articles for August 5, 2011
Wall Street thankful for jobs report after turbulent week
Standard & Poor's downgrades US credit rating
Six major food recalls
Asian carp: DNA evidence finds something fishy near Lake Michigan
Dow Jones roller coaster finishes higher. What made the stock market so wild?
Would Al Shabab agree to humanitarian corridors in Somalia?
Rick Perry, on eve of likely presidential run, gambles with big faith rally
Tea-party hobbits? Hardly, say indignant Tolkien scholars.
Toshiba Qosmio F755 laptop: How do you do 3D without glasses?
Honda recall: 1.5 million vehicles for software fix
'Next stop, Jupiter': NASA's mission to the giant planet blasts off
Police guilty in post-Katrina bridge shootings. 'Healing' for New Orleans?
Will Casey Anthony be forced back to Florida? Case is a 'mess,' judge says.
Reader recommendation: Interpreter of Maladies, by Jhumpa Lahiri
Stocks mostly lower after a day of wild swings
The economics of military budget cuts
Back-to-school shopping: Use it to teach kids about money
Global markets fall, US markets recover, leaving investors jittery
The Future: movie review
Russia, Georgia remain in distrustful deadlock on anniversary of 2008 war
The Monitor's View
How to find hope beyond the gloomy job numbers
Who won the debt-ceiling standoff? No one, poll suggests.
Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman star in 'The Change-Up': movie review
5 classic novels that beautifully explore the dark side of life in New York City
Unemployment rate giving you the blues? Try these top five cities for jobs.
Did tea party lawmakers win the great debt debate? They don't think so.
The Whistleblower: movie review
Stock market volatility: Dow jumps on jobs report, plunges, then rises again
Long-term unemployment mixed in July
Want more Woody Allen after seeing 'Midnight in Paris'? Check out 'Small Time Crooks.'
'Breaking Bad' considers leaving AMC for its fifth season
Ancient first-aid kit discovered in shipwreck
Dow Jones: a seesaw day of tension
Paul McCartney 9/11 concert in a Showtime film
In Congress, a bid to make US firms take steps against modern-day slavery
Brazilian President Rousseff ousts another cabinet minister
Why Iraqis in oil-rich Kirkuk want US troops to stay
No violets shrinking among attorneys general
Lego figures to Jupiter on Juno spacecraft. Why send toys into space?
Turkey's military defanged: Is it good for democracy?
US-funded coalition restores key West African slave-trade 'castle'
A Southern garden thrives in the heat
Peace Corps teachers return to Sierra Leone
Sonia Gandhi's surgery abroad points to medical tourism trend: quality over price
Jobs report eases US market, but EU feeling heat
Thailand's first female leader takes helm of divided nation
Mysterious orange goo washes up in Alaska village
Can you measure the truth of a memoir?
Tribute to a red brick schoolhouse
Hostage video: Europeans kidnapped in Nigeria blame Al Qaeda
Medicare prescription premiums won't rise in 2012
What NASA hopes to learn from Juno spacecraft on Jupiter mission
Not measuring up?
Unemployment, payroll better than expected, but still weak
Rise of the Planet of the Apes: movie review
Groupon and daily deals: the 'low-fat cookie' problem
6,060 year sentence in Guatemala only a beginning
Libya's rebels report death of key Qaddafi son
Asian stocks fall, indicate rush to safety
Randi Zuckerberg quits Facebook, starts new company