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Monitor Articles for February 27, 2012
The Simple Dollar
How to cope with higher gas prices. Permanently.
If Bob Kerrey runs for Senate, can he save the majority for Democrats?
Billy Crystal in blackface: Are the Academy Awards out of touch on race?
Has Mitt Romney already won the Michigan primary? (+video)
Does it help Rick Santorum to slam JFK on religion's role in politics?
Chardon High School shooting: what we've learned since Columbine
How many Los Angeleans are stealing subway fare?
Encrypt your computer, get out of jail free? Not quite.
Why Asian carp are such a threat
EU heaps new sanctions on Syria
Mobile World Congress: Best of day one
Want to hear Obama sing the blues? Best chance is tonight on PBS.
Syria approves new Constitution as dozens murdered in Homs
Dow just misses 13000. Again.
Humongous asteroid could strike Earth in 2040
How to design a coherent tax system
WikiLeaks publishes Stratfor e-mails. What's in them?
Supreme Court rejects Asian carp appeal
Behind the mask of Kim Dotcom
Tacugama gives sanctuary to chimpanzees - through war and peace
In Nigeria, Somalia, and Afghanistan: what is a foreign fighter?
Chapter & Verse
Harry Potter e-books coming to schools, libraries around the world
Michigan primary: Why GOP evangelicals like Catholic Rick Santorum (+video)
Venus, Jupiter, Mercury, and moon to put on rare spectacle in sky
German vote on Greek bailout hints at tough road ahead for Merkel
Chapter & Verse
Oscars: A cartoon about the wonders of reading takes the prize
Murdoch celebrates 'amazing' success of new tabloid as inquiry delivers new blow
NATO pulls out of Afghan ministries. What's the impact?
Global News Blog
Weaving together traditions in Jerusalem's Old City
The Monitor's View
Why America can 'make stuff' again – just not the old stuff
Pending home sales on the rise
West is meddling in Syria's affairs, government spokesman says
Supreme Court doesn't want to hear about asian carp
One student in custody in Ohio, after fatal Chardon High School shooting (+video)
Five steps to bring back American manufacturing jobs
A Syria hit list? A list of regime enemies emerges.
Profile: Yemen's new president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi
Latin America Monitor
FARC strategy change a result of Chavez's illness?
Oscars: 5 films that should have been nominated
On Stratfor, Assange and Anonymous just don't get it
'The Hunger Games': 10 favorite scenes
Elections may go to runoff in Senegal, West Africa's stablest democracy (+video)
Global News Blog
France celebrates historic sweep of Oscars (+video)
Oil prices: Yes, Fed can be partly blamed for spike
Have scientists unraveled the mystery of the northern lights?
Mitt Romney at Daytona 500. Shouldn't he be in Michigan?
Dream job? Live in a capsule in Hawaii eating astronaut food.
Why credit unions and small businesses are beating out big banks
Oscars: Billy Crystal's best lines
How serious is the bombast from North Korea?
The New Economy
How to raise taxes on millionaires without really trying
Victor Hugo: 10 quotes on his birthday
WikiLeaks to release five million emails stolen from Stratfor
Putin assassination plot: opposition, security experts cast doubt (+video)
The Reformed Broker
'Bloomberg Rewind' is must-see financial TV
Colombia's FARC rebels say group will stop kidnapping
With Oscar winners 2012, Hollywood stays in its comfort zone
Top 5 signs of a weakening FARC in Colombia
Oscar winner 'A Separation': Iranians celebrate historic award
Terrorism & Security
Taliban claim Afghanistan suicide attack, citing 'revenge' for Quran burnings
Rick Santorum slams JFK, Mitt Romney OK with being wealthy (+video)
Australia's first female prime minister keeps her job, for now
Smartphone comeback bid: Nokia's new low-cost Windows phone
Stock market woe: high oil prices
The Loon at Shackford Head
Helping New Orleans make a comeback is her personal passion
Stir It Up!
Meatless Monday: Cumin-scented quinoa with beets and curried chickpeas
The Orphan Master's Son
Reader recommendation: On Hitler’s Mountain
Gas prices high? Oil price survey points to more increases.
Readers Write: Islamists still dangerous; Irish history matters; US needs a CEO prez
Paul Ryan's warning: US must cut debt or face 'bitter austerity'