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Monitor Articles for October 9, 2012
Danville, Kentucky sees upside in hosting Vice Presidential debate
State Department admits it knew Libya attack was terrorism
Physics Nobel goes to quantum theorists
Romney, Obama fighting hard in Ohio (+video)
Nobel Prize for Physics rewards 'groundbreaking' quantum experiments
Chapter & Verse
Syrian author Samar Yazbek is honored as an 'International Writer of Courage'
California's dueling tax hikes: 'Nightmare' ahead?
Senator prods Gang of 8 to make middle class, deficit-cutting top priorities
Car trends: Small is the new big
Will Palestinians accept Romney's outstretched hand?
Will NATO attack Syria?
Athens vents anger at Angela Merkel's visit
Stocks slump after weak IMF report
Jerry Sandusky gets at least 30 years in prison, but case isn't closed yet (+video)
Girl who defied Pakistani Taliban shot for ‘promoting Western culture'
Lytro 'light field' cameras launch nationwide, adds new controls
The Monitor's View
World's big 'wanted' sign: 600 million jobs
The Simple Dollar
Money won't save your marriage
Wal-Mart tests same-day holiday delivery
Bad weather scuttles supersonic jump from the edge of space
Kenyan lawmakers raise taxes, take a hefty bonus
What's ahead for US as more Americans lose connection to religion
College-bound, one daughter's departure means changes at home
Polls: How big a bounce did Mitt Romney get from the debate?
Taliban gunmen target 14-year-old girl. Is this a new low for Islamists?
Inner-city grocery chain innovates by hiring ex-cons, providing fresh food
Did Mars rover photograph a broken piece of itself?
Supreme Court case on use of race in admissions could be landmark
'Revolution' delivers a shocking death in its newest episode
Nobel Physics Prize awarded to photon-detecting quantum pioneers
NATO vows to back Turkey in Syria clashes. Is a broader war likely?
The Entrepreneurial Mind
For small business owners, the recession continues
Nobel Peace Prize: Could a Russian win this year?
Homework help is overwhelming for some parents
Latin America Monitor
Heriberto Lazcano, a Zetas leader, was killed in Mexico - but is the cartel done?
Why did Greece give Merkel such a chilly reception? (+video)
Haitians, Dominicans try to move beyond Parsley Massacre's long shadow
'Casual Vacancy' + two more noteworthy fall novels
Reader recommendation: Under Heaven
Toyota Prius Plug-in: the little electric hybrid that could (+video)
The toast of Texas? 5-0 Houston Texans: A Week 5 NFL quiz
Supreme Court: If affirmative action is banned, what happens at colleges?
Food stamp use rises in July
Jerry Sandusky sentenced to 30-60 years in jail on child sex abuse charges (+video)
Grandparents are helping grandchildren more with school, says study
Go west, young mountain lion: California offers lush habitat, easy prey
Land of opportunity for Southern Europeans? Germany.
Presidential debate 101: How much would US save by cutting off Big Bird?
North Korea threatens US after it helps South Korea
The case against mail-in voting
Mitt Romney skips 'Nick News' questions session with young viewers
Uncertain power: a return to nuclear energy for Japan?
Kremlin calls in top Russian protest leader for questioning
Private rocket glitch: SpaceX launch anomaly won't scrap mission
Pakistani Taliban shoot teenaged champion of girls' schools
Latin America Monitor
Venezuelan election: key takeaways from a Chávez victory
Obama must stand up to Netanyahu on Israeli settler violence
Jessica Ridgeway: The search continues in Colorado
US, French scientists awarded Nobel Prize in physics (+video)
Stir It Up!
Autumn harvest buns
100-million-year-old fossil reveals ancient spider attack in progress
Small business owners pessimistic over weak employment, sales
Obama's new program for young illegal immigrants: How is it going?
Terrorism & Security
Double blow to Mexico's Zetas? Top man Lazcano reportedly killed, another captured
Germany: taking a deficit for the team
ING Group sells UK business to Barclays at massive loss
Arctic drilling, China's clean energy, and Iran's 'nuclear gamble': energy's week ahead
IMF cuts world growth forecast
From humanly trafficked to humanely freed
Why do gas prices vary state to state? It's not just taxes.