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Monitor Articles for April 4, 2012
Holder: Administration will respond to judge in health care case
Officers receive long sentences in Katrina shootings
White House seeks to head off showdown with judges over health-care comments
Dressed to kill: A feathered tyrannosaur is discovered in China
Sheriff Joe Arpaio defies Obama administration, legal showdown likely
George Zimmerman 911 call: what the fallout is from botched editing
Keith Olbermann: the cautionary tale of why he was fired, again
Non-manufacturing business activity down in March
Guantánamo trial of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is on again
Google reveals futuristic 'Project Glass'
US stocks plunge; Dow down 124
Global News Blog
Thai censors say out, damned spot, out to Macbeth film adaptation
Censored: 5 plays and novels banned around the globe
A fabled city of the Sahara: How much do you know about Timbuktu?
MLB Opening Day: 'Batter up!' for fast facts on the 2012 season
Increasing carbon dioxide levels ended the last ice age
Private employers added 209,000 jobs in March
Texas tornadoes: How much warning time was possible? (+video)
The Monitor's View:
Goldilocks banks: not too big, not too greedy
Mitt Romney: Obama warning on budget has 'no relevance in reality'
Wendell Berry: New Collected Poems
Reader recommendation: Daughters of the Revolution
Was Tyrannosaurus rex actually fuzzy? (+video)
Keeping an eye on China? First US Marines arrive in Australia.
The Hunger Games: Great book. Good movie. Dangerous video game?
Billy Payne says Augusta National membership is a private affair (+video)
Lions and humans likely collaborated in mammoth slaughter (+video)
New York's next-gen taxis: moonroofs and phone chargers
30-year mortgage rates drop to 4.03 percent
Obama signs STOCK Act, banning insider trading by members of Congress (+video)
Chapter & Verse
Is Ann Patchett the female Jonathan Franzen?
Students protesting expensive courses pepper-sprayed (+video)
Hitched to Qatar's rising star, Al Jazeera takes a bumpy ride skyward
The canna that thinks it’s a banana
Texas tornadoes disrupt airline flights, cut off electricity
Is Iran's proposal to hold nuke talks in Syria, Iraq, or China brinksmanship?
New Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson cuts 2,000 jobs
Moscow Ambassador McFaul's 'reset' with Kremlin stumbles
German powerhouse leaves working mothers behind
Social Darwinism is here to stay
Obama's jab at Romney: Who describes a budget as 'marvelous'? (+video)
Brittney Griner and Baylor women perfect, beat Notre Dame for NCAA title
Terrorism & Security
Deadly blast at Somali theater mars Mogadishu's budding peace
DWTS elimination: Jack Wagner exits, a rule change enters (+video)
The Masters: 12 women candidates for Augusta National membership
A leap of language
Is GOP at war with women? 4 points to keep in mind on the gender gap
'Mrs. Kennedy and Me': A Secret Service agent shares his memories
Tech stocks in 2014: Apple, $1 trillion; Microsoft, (toward) zero?
The Simple Dollar
Should you sell or donate your old clothes?
US must seek conservative Muslims as allies in fight against Boko Haram terror
Pakistani militant taunts US: 'I will be in Lahore tomorrow'
Chapter & Verse
Pottermore gives users a sneak peek (+ video)
Mitt Romney running mate: Marco Rubio, Sarah Palin – or Paul Ryan? (+video)
A growing answer to rising seas: floating homes
Suicide bomber kills six in Somali capital
Obama must reset relations with Russia along economic lines
GOP nomination all but assured, Romney zooms in on Obama (+video)
Netanyahu says Iran sanctions aren't working. His UN ambassador disagrees.
Texas tornadoes: Why no fatalities after a dozen tornadoes? (+video)
Terrorism & Security
France arrests 10 suspected militants in latest post-Toulouse raids
Breaking away from anxiety
Amazon taxes: Good for states, and taxpayers, too
Stir It Up!
Don't need a whole Easter ham? Try glazed Canadian bacon.
Obama says Reagan would lose modern GOP primary