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Monitor Articles for October 10, 2012
IMF pushes for more action as Europe's recovery drags
26 people testified against Lance Armstrong
Amnesty International reports rise of forced evictions in China
Could Democrats steal a Senate seat in Arizona?
Man behind 'Innocence of Muslims' denies violating his probation
Obama says, 'I had a bad night' during Denver debate
California gas prices take a dip, amid calls to investigate the spike
Supreme Court: In affirmative action arguments, conservative bloc seems united
Chemistry Nobel could lead to drugs with fewer side effects
Running on sunshine: how to charge your electric car with solar panels
House hearing: ‘weak’ security drawn down further before Benghazi attack
Staying warm could be a bit pricey this winter. Is anyone to blame?
The Monitor's View
What Supreme Court missed on use of race in admissions
Gloomy outlook from Chevron, Alcoa sinks stocks for third straight day
Nurturing but letting kids tumble is the best strategy for parents
US takes wait-and-see approach to Georgia's Ivanishvili
Obama picks Marine general to lead Afghanistan war effort
Rio de Janeiro on building spree for Olympics, World Cup – but at what cost?
Global News Blog
Middle East peace: What would an Israeli entrepreneur do?
Best rewards credit cards sometimes come with a fee
Taliban shooting of 14-year old sparks outrage in Pakistan
RIM's pitch: Earn $1,000 off a BlackBerry 10 app, RIM will pay you $10,000
How well do you know Brazil? Take our quiz and find out!
With Heriberto Lazcano now dead, are Mexico's Zetas in decline?
Stir It Up!
Shrimp fideos with red bell pepper and edamame
Middle-class students are taught by parents to speak up, says study
Microsoft Office reportedly bound for iOS, Android in 2013
James Cameron's 'Avatar' films run on clean energy (+video)
Lance Armstrong's former teammates testify against him
Mitt Romney wants to arm Syrian rebels: What are the risks?
Bizarre star spiral may provide glimpse into sun's future
Dragon capsule reaches space station, chocolate ripple ice cream intact
Walking the Amazon
Reader recommendation: My American Journey
SpaceX Dragon: Private space capsule delivers precious cargo to space station
The hidden value of marginal tax rates
Chapter & Verse
National Book Award finalists are announced
Einstein's math may also describe faster-than-light velocities
Social media monitoring: Is it good or bad parenting?
Toyota recall affects 7.4M cars. Power window could be fire hazard (+video)
The 'fiscal cliff' looms. Ways to soften the tax bill blow.
Libya consulate security was too weak, says former military team chief (+video)
Counterfeit airbags draw warning from Obama administration
Rise of euroskeptic party in Britain rubs off on Cameron
Obama Big Bird ad: a mistake, or shrewd? (+video)
Mortgage rates flat in latest report
What if Britain left the European Union?
Zetas leader killed by chance, says Mexican navy
'Call Me Maybe': Being happy in a minor key
Libraries reinvent themselves as labs of creativity
Alex Karras remembered for star turn in pro football, TV and film acting
'Community' and 'Whitney': Is NBC bringing them back?
Discipline in parenting: Take charge over your child
How to create jobs in Africa
Romney, Obama reps square off over energy plans in debate
Latin America Monitor
Will Chávez victory fulfill Nicaragua's megaproject dream?
NFL's Goodell upholds some player suspensions in Saints' 'Bountygate' probe
Putin defends court decision as two Pussy Riot members are sent to prison camp (+video)
Vladimir Putin 2.0: A harder, eastward-looking presidency
Anti-Putin opposition groups still finding their way
Fear and voting in America
Chapter & Verse
Joe Biden vs. Paul Ryan: The evolution of the vice president in America
Parenting in Mexico: Families' fear tested in 'virtual kidnappings'
Bestselling books the week of 10/11/12, according to IndieBound*
Why Angela Merkel may not be able to keep Greece in Europe (+video)
Malala Yousufzai: Pakistani schoolgirl had defied threats from Taliban for years (+video)
Israel's 'unchallengeable' Netanyahu calls elections at prime moment (+video)
Drowning in natural gas: Are exports the answer?
Why watch the vice-presidential debate? Entertainment value. (+video)
Terrorism & Security
Turkey vows tougher response if Syrian shelling continues
Wells Fargo sued by US for mortgage fraud
Wings of love for Syrian refugees
Pizza Hut 'free pizza' stunt could spoil presidential debate
The Simple Dollar
Financial honesty is the best policy