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Monitor Articles for October 2, 2012
Border Patrol shooting: No suspects yet (+video)
Hong Kong sinking: Arrests, but no answers yet (+video)
Will Georgia see a peaceful transfer of power? (+video)
On eve of first debate, Romney floats tax proposal that hits the rich (+video)
US Border Patrol agents targeted in Arizona (+video)
Fraud in scientific research: It happens, and cases are on the rise
Can GOP find votes in wreckage of Pennsylvania voter ID law?
Critics pounce after Mitt Romney says he'd honor Obama approvals for illegals
Joe Biden says middle class 'has been buried' past 4 years. Oops.
The sad, sorry state of US roads
Presidential debate: Which questions might trip up Obama, Romney?
Facebook and YouTube blocked in Kashmir
Iran's president blames currency nosedive on 'psychological pressures' (+video)
Weak demand for fertilizer tugs at stocks
Drone warfare: top 3 reasons it could be dangerous for US
Reader recommendation: The Parties Versus the People
Is Venezuela's Hugo Chavez sincere in endorsing Obama?
Bestselling books the week of 10/4/12, according to IndieBound*
Great Barrier Reef declining faster than ever, coral cover could be 5 percent in a decade (+video)
The Simple Dollar
Waiting is the best part: how anticipation can save you money
Rioting forces UN staff to abandon Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
T-Mobile and MetroPCS could soon be merged: report
Saakashvili's party loses as Georgian democracy takes step forward (+video)
Key actors in Afghan peace process say it's a no-go
10 best books of October, according to Amazon's editors
The Monitor's View
Women can't be airbrushed out of Arab Spring
Brown-Warren debate: Will race boil down to jobs, character, or both?
iPhone 5 targeted in Samsung's new legal attack on Apple
Chapter & Verse
Junot Diaz and other writers are awarded MacArthur genius grants
Clues about who's behind recent cyber attacks on US banks
Nest Learning Thermostat: temperature control for the iPhone crowd
What's causing Iran's currency to collapse? (+video)
Pennsylvania judge blocks controversial voter ID law
Peanut butter recall expands to 101 products, major stores (+video)
Blasphemy in democracy's birthplace? Greece arrests Facebook user.
Eccentric billionaire now poised to become Georgia's next president (+video)
In Libya, the man who would avenge Amb. Stevens
The Reformed Broker
Ben Bernanke 'dazzles' with speech on unemployment
South Africa OKs fracking for natural gas
Presidential debates: Game-changers or time-wasters? (+video)
Latin America Monitor
Where to go for the straight skinny on Venezuela's election
Election 2012: Can Democrats retake the House?
The Entrepreneurial Mind
Turn off the computer and start your business
MacArthur Foundation 'genius grants' for 2012 revealed
Judge bars Pennsylvania voter ID law until 2013 (+video)
Sanctions on Iran: Is there a limit to their effect on Iran's oil production?
3 views on whether US states should require voter ID
One solution to Palestine's economic problems? Export bits and bytes
Smoked salmon blamed for salmonella outbreak in US, Netherlands
Border Patrol agent shot and killed while on duty in Arizona
Stir It Up!
Sweet and sticky orange chicken
Chapter & Verse
Rick Riordan's new book quietly builds buzz
Mars rover finds surprisingly pleasant weather during day, deadly cold at night
'Homeland' season premiere ratchets up the tension
Nikola Tesla gets his own museum, thanks to cartoonist
Fraud in scientific research papers growing at alarming rate
Election 2012: In Senate, a mighty struggle to maintain status quo
Dallas Cowboys: America’s so-so team? A Week 4 NFL Quiz
Gordon Brown: Lack of global education fuels security threats (+video)
Half of Great Barrier Reef lost to starfish and cyclones in less than 30 years (+video)
Why China, Japan dispute islands once home to just albatross feathers and fish
Drew Barrymore: New mama welcomes baby girl 'Olive' (+video)
Presidential debate: 7 defining moments in history (+video)
American Airlines: Loose seats prompt emergency landing, investigation (+video)
Terrorism & Security
Syria: more UN assembly speeches, one less UNESCO site
Organizing and synthesizing the world's energy data
Hong Kong ferry accident: Crew arrested after collision kills 38 (+video)
Markets buoyed by US manufacturing, but Spain is still a drag
Armed with pickaxes, thieves take $2 million in gems, gold
China and Japan face off: Tiny islands, big dispute (+video)
Manufacturing rises in September
Helium shortage? Bureaucrats, firms are creating too little hot air.