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Monitor Articles for June 20, 2012
Investors lukewarm on latest Fed move
At last, college football playoffs: BCS commissioners agree on plan
Immigration debate takes center stage in campaign
Economy casts shadow on Rio+20 environmental summit
Obama expects to be outspent by Romney
New Greek prime minister after month of uncertainty
Congressional committee finds Holder in contempt
800 number on Blink plug-in stations? Useless, don't bother
House panel cites Eric Holder for contempt. Will he go to jail?
Your moon base here? Sun-washed crater rim has big vistas, but little water.
Much-hyped Samsung Galaxy S III revs toward US stores
Fed's latest action doesn't impress investors
Title IX at 40: what it’s done for gender equity – and the road still ahead
Fed moves to juice US economy, but Wall Street wanted a jolt
Hillary Clinton meets with Palestinian and Israeli. Is something cooking?
Latin America Monitor
Chile and the temptations of petro-populism
Got milk? Research finds evidence of dairy farming 7,000 years ago in Sahara.
On Fast and Furious, Obama invokes 'executive privilege.' What's that?
A little column about something big
Stir It Up!
Sweet grits with sorghum peaches
Samsung Galaxy S III is an iPhone contender: review
The Monitor's View
Arab Spring's second revolution
US plans to base regional force in Kuwait. Will Iran get the message?
The Simple Dollar
The giving tree: Shade trees save money, raise resale values
The Circle Bastiat
The Federal Reserve's new and improved transparency
Jeff Bezos and the $42 million immortal clock
Military soft 'coup' in Egypt has precedent
America's Great Debate
Reader recommendation: Unbroken
J.C. Penney stock tumbles after president's exit
The battle for standalone HBO GO
With Mubarak's health in question, both candidates declare victory in Egypt elections
Facebook readies app subscriptions
Rio+20 welcomes heads of state, but change driven at local level
Heat wave could bring record temps, but utilities ready for A/C demand
Could novel technique to curb global warming also trigger earthquakes?
Obama invokes executive privilege to protect Eric Holder: Can he do that?
Nadal to carry Spanish flag in opening ceremonies of London Olympics
Jury deadlocked in landmark Catholic sex abuse trial
Chapter & Verse
Marco Rubio's memoir is released as his star rises
Listen closely when Candidate Romney talks taxes
Zoo animals among those escaping Duluth flooding (+video)
Oriental poppies: Glamour girls of the garden
Nuclear waste: why environmentalists are pressing NRC on reactor licenses
NBA Finals: Heat come from behind again in Game 4 win over Thunder
7 ways to trim your summer energy bill
Social media keeps Duran Duran fans hooked
US spy agency undertakes 'critical national security launch'
Sandusky trial: Defense rests without calling Sandusky to testify (+video)
'The Dark Knight Rises' new trailer may be the best yet
Rio Summit: Environmentalists slam agreements as too weak
Gunman in Toulouse captured by police, hostages released
Pakistan arrests French Al Qaeda leader amid turmoil with prime minister
More news on the housing front as mortgages continue to decline
Teenagers and sexting: Studies aim to reveal frequency, behavior
Rio+20 earth summit should look to reduce black carbon through carbon trading
4 ways US and Iran can make nuclear talks work
In Texas, a father who killed daughter’s attacker is no vigilante (+video)
Summer Solstice: Why the days will shorten from here on out (+video)
Has Puerto Rico found a solution to the US housing crisis?
How one man swam to freedom and into fight against modern-day slavery
Obama leads Romney by 13 points in new poll. Can that be right?
Greeks get a government, but Europe needs confidence
Aer Lingus gets buyout bid from Ryanair
Chapter & Verse
Alice Walker refuses publication of 'The Color Purple' in Hebrew
Dimon in the rough: Keeping regulators off of Wall Street
Latin America Monitor
Latest shortage to plague Venezuela? Parking spots
Tunisians opened their homes and hearts to people fleeing Libya
In China, one giant leap for womankind?
Mitt Romney says Marco Rubio is being vetted for VP. What's going on? (+video)
Firefighters making progress on Colorado wildfire, while new one flares
Burger King stock returns to the market
Job openings plunge to 5-month low
Will cars ever really run on natural gas?
Unpacking 'Romneyomics': how Mitt would adjust dials on the US economy
Iran nuclear talks yield only one agreement: Let's meet again
Terrorism & Security
Man claiming Al Qaeda ties takes hostages in Toulouse, France