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Monitor Articles for June 5, 2012
Sandusky trial: nine jurors selected, three (and alternates) to go
Bill Clinton suggests extending tax cuts
Gay marriage question heads to US Supreme Court
Wisconsin recall: Walker keeps his job
Long lines for voters in Wisconsin recall
Eyes are on the sky during transit of Venus
Starbucks stock takes hit, but plan looks solid
In defeat of Paycheck Fairness Act, Senate goes into deep campaign mode
A better way? The case for a new kind of tax reform
Wisconsin recall election: Why voters can't wait for it to end
The Simple Dollar
Family vacations on a budget: Yes, you can have it all.
Stocks inch higher as investors await Europe news
Disney bans junk-food ads during children's programming
Decriminalize marijuana? Four ways America's views of pot are changing
Prop. 8: appeals courts set stage for Supreme Court review of gay marriage
'Bachelorette' lawsuit settled. Can spoilers help reality TV?
Bath salts: Gruesome Miami attack adds to drug's bizarre history
In Egypt, American NGO workers head to court in civil society trial
The Monitor's View
Euro crisis can build European identity
The latest 'top Al Qaeda leader' reported killed in Pakistan
The Entrepreneurial Mind
Feeling lucky? Entrepreneurs may need all the luck they can get
Venus transit 2012: a chance to test Earth-hunting techniques (+video)
'Hannibal' the TV series casts its villain
Think the Wisconsin recall is rare? It's just one of 103 so far this year.
Britain's Big Lunch aims to bridge big divides amid Jubilee's good spirits
Bestselling books the week of 6/7/12, according to IndieBound*
The Ocean of Life
Nigerian banker urges a businesslike approach to poverty in Africa
Nigerian plane was faulty, airline official says
Are the L.A. Kings the worst thing to happen to hockey?
June weddings: 7 measures of matrimony
Wisconsin recall: Why stakes for Obama are lower than you think
Reader recommendation: Haven
Chapter & Verse
Harry Potter 'Book of Spells' will come to life via Sony
Estonia rising: The little country that could
Paycheck Fairness Act up for Senate vote
Why it's time to call Syria a civil war
Transit of Venus: What to expect (+video)
Sarah Jessica Parker: Is she helping or hurting President Obama? (+video)
CBO report: US could be the next Greece – in 2037
Facebook access for under-13 kids is good – if parents involved
Non-manufacturing business index flat, but industry optimistic
Stosur, Errani advance to French Open ladies semifinals
All but three states reject 'pink slime' in school lunches (+video)
Father's Day gifts in a divorce: Who buys? Who makes the cards?
Russian activists sound alarm at soaring fines for civil 'disorder'
Turkey takes lead in rebuilding Somalia
Europe needs a central government to manage its debt crisis
Latin America Monitor
Mexico to witness transit of Venus, as Mayas did before (+video)
Pre-school graduation: Sad symptom of accelerated childhood
Sarah Jessica Parker to host next Obama donor dinner (+video)
Batman: Death by Design
The Daily Reckoning
Ready to pop? The subprime student loan bubble balloons
Bill Clinton says Romney win would be 'calamitous.' Why the harsh turn? (+video)
Stir It Up!
Fire up the grill!
Crowds gather in London to cheer queen on last day of Jubilee (+video)
Disney: No more junk food ads for kids; and Mrs. Obama backs it
Thunder rolls on the road, beats Spurs in Game 5 (+video)
Pakistan: Al-Qaida's second in command at house hit by US drone
Why Gov. Cuomo of New York wants to reduce marijuana penalty
In Algeria, no taste for an uprising of their own
Latin America Monitor
Gringo cafe: A restaurateur starts his dream cafe in Brazil.
Global News Blog
NATO will exit Afghanistan as Soviets did, through Central Asia
Don't penalize asylum-seekers at US ports
Terrorism & Security
UN nuclear watchdog announces talks with Iran – and suspicions about a coverup
Jerry Sandusky trial: He could get 500 years in prison
Community harvest with biblical gardening tools
Father's Day gifts: 5 tips for buying a great grill
Global News Blog
China to US embassy: Stop telling people how bad the air is in Beijing.
Wisconsin recall: a big deal for GOP conservatives, not just Scott Walker (+video)
European markets lose early gains. Hopes slim for G7 action.
Data-only wireless plans likely in two years, AT&T CEO says