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Monitor Articles for June 19, 2012
Dimon in the hot seat before Congress
Greece may form coalition government as soon as Wednesday
Romney is vetting Rubio for possible VP pick
Fight brewing in Congress over budget, taxes
Microsoft Surface: Can a Windows 8 tablet compete?
Obama tells G20 that Europe can "break the fever"
Got hybrid sticker shock? Just remember, it could always be worse
US sees progress and touts 'heroes' in fight against slavery worldwide
'Robin Hood tax': What is it and why does Occupy want it?
California dreaming? Under $4-a-gallon gas could rev up state economy.
The Simple Dollar
Don't let past stuff get the better of your present's wallet
How Asians displaced Hispanics as biggest group of new US immigrants
Stocks jump nearly 100 points on hopes of Fed action
Bully watch: Raising a cowboy unafraid to wear blue nail polish
Iran nuclear talks: New plan barely masks failure
Latin America Monitor
WikiLeaks' Assange seeks asylum in Ecuador, an anti-press regime
Is global warming responsible for chinstrap penguin decline? (+video)
Did archaeologists really find bones belonging to John the Baptist?
Good Reads: A Calvin and Hobbes take on Egypt
Reactions to the Egyptian military's power grab
Stir It Up!
China becomes third nation to successfully dock spacecraft in orbit
Google cracks down on a popular YouTube ripping site: report
Are Americans with Obama on illegal-immigration move? Poll says yes.
3 of the best summer 2012 novels
The Reformed Broker
Winner takes all: The marketing of Wall Street
Did someone smuggle a Tyrannosaur skeleton out of Mongolia? (+video)
JPMorgan Chase CEO: Shareholders had risk info
Is Ron Paul's campaign better with money than Mitt Romney's?
WikiLeaks' Assange seeks asylum in Ecuador
Gas prices drop, following oil's lead
Tahrir Square fills again as protesters contest Egypt's military rule
Reader recommendation: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
Reintroduced bears flourish in Italy, but feed on livestock
Whale hits boat: Man safe after his boat collides with whale
Bestselling books the week of 6/21/12, according to IndieBound*
Chapter & Verse
Author band the Rock Bottom Remainders calls it quits
British sailor looks to continue medal-winning ways at London Games
Student loans: 5 steps to pay down your debt
Mercury crater mysteriously resembles Mickey Mouse
G-20 deal sets up BRICS to backstop eurocrisis
With elections behind them, Greece goes to bat with Germany
Pakistan bombing hints at free rein for radicals in Quetta
Rio +20 Summit kicks off amid global pessimism (+video)
Q&A with Ahmed Rashid: What's going on with Pakistan's prime minister?
Just like us: Why Republicans worry about corporate feelings
Psychiatrists: Breivik was sane during Norway attacks
A six-year-old bully? Really?
New findings could rewrite scientists' model of how universe hangs together (+video)
China and Philippines pull back from sea dispute
The Monitor's View
G20 summit can help Greece by looking at host Mexico
Octopus photographed clinging tenaciously to dolphin's nether parts
Three reasons Mitt Romney will win Michigan, and three reasons he won't (+video)
Why isn't Mitt Romney vetting Marco Rubio as a VP candidate?
Growing up: What a 10-year-old wants to drive when he grows up
Gains made in homebuilding, but permits still below peak levels
Sandusky defense claims police gave details to accusers (+video)
Suu Kyi cheered by supporters in Britain
Aung San Suu Kyi signals change in Burma, but investors should proceed with caution
In Egypt, the army wins. Again. (+video)
Three-wheeled carts, better septic tanks help clean up Jakarta
Racial gap in life expectancy reaches new low in US
Tyrannosaur allegedly smuggled to US to be returned to Mongolia (+video)
Jamie Dimon fields Congress questions on $2B trading loss
Why I shop slowly here
The Daily Reckoning
Washington elites talk the new 'US empire'
As Rio+20 kicks off, locals on the front lines of conservation
Court in Pakistan rules prime minister disqualified from office
Was Obama’s move on immigration legal? Lawyers' memo makes the case
Roger Clemens acquittal could boost Hall of Fame bid (+video)
In hopes of steadying eurozone, G-20 leaders to advocate growth proposals
Second day of power-sharing talks begin in Greece (+video)
Terrorism & Security
Russian effort to send helicopters to Syria hits snag
Latin America Monitor
At G-20, Mexico joins negotiations for next generation trade deal with Asia
Stir It Up!
Coconut toffee tarts with Nutella topping
French envoy: Russia is key player in Syria crisis
Bully: Teacher has class line up, hit alleged 6-year-old bully (+video)
Health-care reform law will survive even if mandate doesn't, experts say
Chapter & Verse
Microsoft Surface: first serious iPad competitor?
Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, et al: Some teen role model advice
Summer travel: 4 airfare price hikes and how to avoid them
Of honeybees and world food supply
Pakistan's Prime Minister Gilani 'disqualified' from office by top court
'Draw Something' on TV: CBS develops game show based on popular app