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Monitor Articles for May 17, 2012
Mladic trial delayed because of evidence issues
Facebook to debut at $104 billion
House reauthorizes Afghan conflict in bipartisan vote
John Edwards trial: Prosecution, defense deliver closing arguments
Greek parliament sworn in and dissolved as caretakers take over
As IPO nears, millions of users still opt out of Facebook
Romney moves swiftly to rule out anti-Wright ad (+video)
Trayvon Martin case: new documents paint complicated picture (+video)
Beyond SpaceX: Five companies seeking to change space travel
Obama names ambassador to Myanmar: Is US moving too slow or too fast?
Suave's lesson in 'soft skills'
US imposes tariff on Chinese solar panels, a victory for US manufacturers
Twice as many mega rainstorms in Midwest in past 50 years
The Entrepreneurial Mind
What the next generation of entrepreneurs will look like
Stocks fall amid discouraging economic reports
Battleship: movie review (+trailer)
Mitt Romney repudiates idea of using Jeremiah Wright against Obama
Cybersecurity: How US utilities passed up chance to protect their networks
Honda recall: Acura TL sedans have potential fluid leak
The gay marriage paradox: as acceptance rises, so do legal barriers
Boston Celtics' trident skewers Philadelphia 76ers
Mitt Romney would be the wealthiest president ever, Forbes calculates
House adopts hard line on Iran. Would stance move US closer to war?
Sweden: a spending reduction success story
Jennifer Lopez: Leaving 'American Idol' or stalling for more money?
The sacred and the profane: Indonesian churches and Lady Gaga
Upset patient charged with using mercury as chemical weapon against hospital
Stir It Up!
Coconut curry shrimp soup
Paralyzed woman masters mind-controlled robotic arm
Facebook IPO: Is co-founder Saverin cheating US out of $100 million in taxes?
Gay rights in America: How states stand on 7 hot-button issues
Donna Summer remembered as 'Queen of Disco' (+video)
The Monitor's View
At Chicago summit, NATO must take stock of its big shoulders
Obama's disappointing response to JPMorgan Chase
Basil spices up summer gardens and recipes
For Facebook IPO, some suitors wary of the big dance (+video)
Honda recall involves 53,000 Acura TL sedans
'Glee' adds guest stars Kate Hudson and Sarah Jessica Parker for next season
Known for scoring, Thunder turns up defense to edge Lakers in Game 2
Most well-read cities: Three Virginia cities on Amazon top 20 list
The Circle Bastiat
Are universities scared of the online learning movement?
German universities move to train next generation of imams
Donna Summer was Queen of Disco
With conference in Mogadishu, TEDx is officially everywhere
US Postal Service to close 140 mail processing centers
Interview: Michael Sfard, the Israeli lawyer battling illegal settlements
Chapter & Verse
PBS documentary explores the world of romance novels
Chapter & Verse
'The Amateur,' a new book slamming Obama, is already amassing critics
Google Knowledge Graph attempts 'next generation of search'
For sale: Tyrannosaurus skeleton at NYC auction
Malia Obama loved it: helping your teenager decide about camp
Inconvenient truths to a ban on texting while driving
Chapter & Verse
Jean Craighead George: remembering a Newbery Award-winner
Romney nearly matches Obama in April fundraising
White births in US no longer a majority
Jeremiah Wright returns? Political group plans $10m anti-Obama ad blitz.
Running With the Kenyans
Orhan Pamuk's Museum of Innocence opens in Istanbul
Facebook IPO: Who's resisting Facebook and why
The New Economy
Foreclosures down, short sales up. Are banks getting smart?
The kudzu of global business languages
Colorado wildfire prompts more evacuation notices
Reader recommendation: Véra
HTC One X and HTC EVO 4G held up at US customs
Tyra Banks talks skinny. We say models model clothes, not life, for our girls
Football stadium to host world's largest solar eclipse party
Mangroves reduce disaster risk, boost incomes in Vietnam
Your employer may be pocketing your state income tax
Latin America Monitor
Oil proceeds: Venezuelan driver wins F1 race with $66 million from Chavez
Lady Antebellum charity concert for tornado-struck Henryville, Ind. (+video)
Ratko Mladic genocide trial suspended indefinitely (+video)
7 ancient tips to good behavior, straight from the sage Erasmus
Who will fuel Facebook's growth? India.
More than half of US babies now minorities, US Census reports (+video)
John Edwards trial: What will verdict mean for campaign finance? (+video)
West African group mulls intervention in Mali
Terrorism & Security
Report: North Korea resumes construction on nuclear reactor
American Idol: Steven Tyler predicts a Jessica Sanchez win (+video)
Why China's economy may be heading for a hard landing
Afghan insurgent attacks down: A sign of widening Taliban fractures?
South Korea to North Korea: Learn from Myanmar
Facebook shareholders selling more shares
iPhone: Apple to boost screen size in next version