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Monitor Articles for October 4, 2012
Libya: FBI investigators visit crime scene
Obama campaign adjusts strategy after debate (+video)
UN: Syria has 'grave impact' on regional security (+video)
Despite rain, Chavez's final rally is packed (+video)
Manson family member's plea for freedom is answered (+video)
Will Sprint steal MetroPCS from under T-Mobile's nose?
Election 2012: top seven super PACs
Why a clean Mars rover is a happy Mars rover (+video)
Mitt Romney pitches smaller government: Is his target realistic?
At edge of black hole, a star Albert Einstein would have loved
Maple syrup seized. Is Quebec heist solved?
The first presidential debate: Romney's style trumps Obama's substance
Turkish villagers thrust into center of Syria-Turkey tensions (+video)
Latin American nations push UN to drop zero tolerance on drugs
Presidential debate 101: Is Romney right about $716 billion in Medicare cuts?
Rising seas washing away Ghana's former slave forts
Stocks climb after jobless claims report
Baseball 2012: The game's best off-beat, under-the-radar statistics and trivia
Duck-billed dinosaurs 'like walking paper mills'
Star hurtling through space near humongous black hole could prove Einstein's theory
Mortgage rates drop 9 points
Lesson from Turkey mortar strike: Russia still has Syria's back
Slowing down and using time wisely lets one mom catch her breath
Oil prices swing as unrest in Iran reaches fever pitch
The Queen of Katwe
Reader recommendation: The Newlyweds
Iran's currency: Why did the rial tumble so precipitously? (+video)
Facebook: 1 billion users. What's next for the social network?
Latin America Monitor
Just days ahead of Venezuelan election, how are the Capriles and Chávez campaigns looking?
Americans show support for clean energy in polls
What did we learn from Obama and Romney in the presidential debate? Not much
The Monitor's View
The Obama, Romney dance on debt in the debates
Chapter & Verse
Bill O'Reilly returns to presidential assassinations with his new book 'Killing Kennedy'
Poll: 57 percent of Millennials oppose racial preferences for college, hiring
Cell phone babysitting: NY teens pay valets for cell phone daycare
Starbucks launches new app function for 'digital tipping'
Stir It Up!
Which cookie will win the White House?
Swing voters the presidential debate forgot: veterans
Presidential debate 101: Does Romney have a $5 trillion tax cut, or not?
Big Bird fired? Cut wouldn't end PBS or balance budget. (+video)
After the presidential debate: How to close the voting gap among low-income people
NBC orders full seasons: Which shows made the cut?
'Frankenweenie' is a return to Tim Burton at his best
What does Syria's lack of oil mean for US involvement?
Is Turkey at war with Syria?
Latin America Monitor
Mexican cartels move into Ecuador – Colombian trafficking turf
Russia keeps door open to Pakistan after Putin cancels trip
Jobless claims up by 4,000
The return of Mitt the Moderate
Romney, Big Bird and Obama: Presidential debates and public media
Ex-NASA engineer designs an app to chart water quality
Stir It Up!
Oatmeal get-up-and-go muffins
The presidential debate makes the election more interesting for one household
One presidential debate over, and still undecided in Ohio
Big Bird endangered? The real-time tweets and Facebook reaction to debate
On Sputnik anniversary, World Space Week launches
Rare Alaska $5 bill up for auction. Worth up to $300K.
Facebook: 1 billion monthly users and counting
Employers add 162,000 jobs in September
Jobless claims hit 367K last week
How alleged 'arsenic munching' bacteria survives in toxic Calif. lake
Tigers' Cabrera earns baseball's first Triple Crown in 45 years
Iran's currency plunges 40 percent, riot police called out (+video)
Babies? Not in this economy. US birth rates plummet for fourth year
New African dinosaur is like cross between bird, vampire, and porcupine
Obama played bad defense against an articulate, high-scoring Romney (+video)
Scientists identify massive geothermal hotspot in Utah
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook tops 1 billion users
Terrorism & Security
Turkey tamps down talk of going to war with Syria (+video)
Presidential debate: Mitt Romney injects new life in his campaign (+video)
Seven in Texas charged with selling high-tech electronics to Russia
How does Norway rehabilitate Anders Behring Breivik?
Car sales are up, but so are prices
Never too young to love opera
Finding my way in France
Romney zinger: Obama backs 'green' energy losers. Is he right? (+video)
Mitt Romney scores points in presidential debate, but will it help him?