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Monitor Articles for July 16, 2012

New Microsoft Office designed for fingers, styluses, keyboards, and mice
Clinton: U.S. and Israel aim to 'build the pressure' on Iran
Missing girls leave officials frantically 'grasping for straws' (+video)
Comcast, NBC build a wall between MSNBC website, TV channel
Syria: Civil war engulfs Damascus (+video)
Afghanistan detainees get their day in US court, again. Why they're back.
George Zimmerman's cousin accuses him of sexual molestation (+video)
End of 'Linsanity'? New York Knicks fans brace for Jeremy Lin exit.
Amid unusually widespread drought, warnings on food prices
Yahoo's new CEO: Marissa Mayer
Patty Murray: Democrats will go over 'fiscal cliff' unless GOP relents
LIBOR scandal: Will Feds target not just employees, but a whole bank?
Global News Blog Talk on stolen Caravaggio resurfaces
Decoder Buzz Mitt Romney: Republican 'friendly fire' grows over tax returns
Nigerian military plans major operation after Jos attacks
Rodent thieves explain mystery of tree survival
NASA's free video game for Xbox Live: 'Mars Rover Landing' (+video)
Retail sales down three months in a row: why economy is cooling
Johnson’s Life of London
Adoption: Judge upholds child support in Russian adoption charges
Chapter & Verse American Writers Museum gets a concept plan
Reader recommendation: The C.S. Lewis Encyclopedia
Israel to Clinton: Tell us what Egypt is thinking
Future Mars rover mission could rely on new supersonic parachutes, atomic clocks (+video)
On Syria, who might give first – Russia or the West?
The Monitor's View Out of disasters in Russia and China, a bloom of compassion
The Simple Dollar Buying a new home? Consider downsizing.
Solar storms: Five key facts
Farm-friendly speed dating? Try 'weed dating'
Modern Parenthood Mission happiness: Go on a mission, find happiness in the journey
Modern Parenthood Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise: Time to give them a break?
Decoder Buzz Beyonce praises Michelle Obama in new campaign ad. Will that win votes? (+video)
Repealing Obama health-care law will be difficult, slow
Economist Mom Why women should be happy we can't have it all
A year after Space Shuttle's final flight, workers still struggle (+video)
12 best quotes about writing
Decoder Buzz Is Mitt Romney catching up? (+video)
Opinion The threat to American democracy that Romney and Obama aren't talking about
Hundreds join search for missing Iowa girls (+video)
Chapter & Verse Neil Gaiman will pen five children's books
Chapter & Verse 'Gone Girl' will come to the big screen
Latin America Monitor Brazil's solution to prison overcrowding: time off for reading books
Inside Sudan's prisons: Sudanese protesters speak out
Opinion Push in Congress to ban biofuels in military has big long-term costs
Romney demands Obama cease Bain attacks
Robert Reich Is US democracy for sale?
North Korea's removal of army chief seen as purge (+video)
SpaceX capsule one step closer to manned flight, says NASA
Culture Cafe 'The Dark Knight Rises' early reviews arrive
How one San Francisco restaurant defies California foie gras ban
Fifth moon discovery reminds us how little we know about Pluto (+video)
Syria conflict: Is the West 'blackmailing' Russia to pass UN resolution?
Latin America Monitor Long subsidized, gasoline now rationed in parts of Venezuela
Veteran crew en route to space station
Culture Cafe 'Breaking Bad' premiere explores the nature of power
Stir It Up! Meatless Monday: Asian soba noodle salad
Change Agent University of the People offers low-cost college courses via the Internet
Global News Blog Japan's low-profile military steps up during flood rescue (+video)
Three soccer players in Houston struck by lightning
American Idol: Will Randy Jackson stay? (+video)
MSNBC.com joint venture dissolved, Microsoft and NBC go separate ways
Lackland Air Force instructor faces sexual assault charges
Parents spending less on students’ college expenses, study says
Terrorism & Security Syria war deepens: Damascus sees worst fighting yet (+video)
Jason Kidd and Jeremy Lin leave Knicks reeling
Stefan Karlsson For better or worse? Making sense of Ireland's economic progress.
Summer camp life lessons
Modern Parenthood China adoption diary: Madeleine becomes a US citizen in minutes
Oil prices fall below $87 per barrel on Chinese economic warnings
Gas prices fall 7 cents. But is the decline over?