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Monitor Articles for July 9, 2012
Texas’ Perry rejects Medicaid expansion. What now? (+video)
Fish appear to steer with magnets
Ocean acidity increases surprise researchers
Microsoft to Apple: Bring it on
In Egypt: Will parliament reconvene? (+video)
Great white shark sightings up on East and West Coasts: What are they after? (+video)
The Simple Dollar
Pull that plug: Watching TV is more expensive than many assume
DNSChanger cutoff is more whimper than bang. Score one for the good guys.
Fiscal zombie apocalypse in Washington? Obama and Congress on taxes. (+video)
'Fast and Furious': US offers reward for info on border agent's killers (+video)
Mladic trial: first witness recounts escape from massacre during Bosnian war
Will Ron Paul pull off one last delegate surprise? (+video)
The Entrepreneurial Mind
Crowding into the Board Room: A new way to invest
Obama tax-cut plan: easing risk of 'fiscal cliff'?
Stocks slide ahead of corporate earnings season
Stir It Up!
Simple s'mores pudding cups
Syria: Has Obama done enough to bring the violence to an end? (+video)
Lobbyists for listed Iranian terror group face new scrutiny
Neither liberal nor Islamist: Who are Libya's frontrunners? (+video)
DNSChanger: Removing the virus just got a lot harder (+video)
Russia to cease selling new weapons to Syria
The Reformed Broker
Wealth and the aggression factor: What makes a successful mogul?
Got student debt? Move fast, and some cities will help you pay it off.
Once the conflict's center, Kandahar City calms
Gas prices creep upward as oil soars
Mass hysteria blamed for Afghan schoolgirl 'poisoning,' not the Taliban
The Monitor's View
In Libya elections, lessons for Arab Spring
Romney earns $35 million more than Obama in June with help of rich few
Global News Blog
Execution of Afghan woman occurred under Western noses
Army uses 'Xena: Warrior Princess' as inspiration for new body armor for women
Summer books: Skip the blockbusters, let kids’ imaginations grow
Scandal of scandals: Barclays corruption probe digs up new dirt
Iran makes its nuclear case – with PowerPoint
New studies cast doubt on NASA's arsenic bacteria claims (+video)
Obama's call for middle-class tax cut extension: three key points (+video)
Weekend clashes kill 200, as Nigeria struggles for control
The incredible shrinking pay raise: Wages can't keep up with inflation
The Dictator's Learning Curve
Poor Russian flood response spurs charges of negligence (+video)
The Simple Dollar
Student loans overwhelming? Make a chart to track your payment progress.
Kyra Sedgwick discusses the end of 'The Closer'
Women help Spider-Man net Sony $341 million and counting
Chapter & Verse
Should young adult books have age ratings?
Kourtney Kardashian has a baby girl. Let the gushing begin.
NASA 'arsenic life' claim refuted by two new studies (+video)
New unemployment numbers show slight year-over-year gains
Roger Federer undecided on carrying Swiss flag at Olympics
Locals and Kabul authorities vow revenge after woman is killed by Taliban
Texas Gov. Rick Perry won't expand medicaid
Update on Spanish unemployment shows regional discrepancies
Why do the Sudanese protests get so little news coverage?
Latin America Monitor
Will Venezuela's violence undo Chávez, or save him?
Seventeen magazine promises to stop manipulating photos of models
Voter ID laws may deter thousands this November
Great white sharks: Close encounters on East and West coasts (+video)
Time to curb the illicit global arms trade
Congo rebels take eastern towns as conflict escalates
Stir It Up!
Meatless Monday: Kale, apple, almond and Pecorino salad
Why Obama wants to keep Bush tax cuts for another year
Are you more (or less) liberal than President Obama? Take our quiz!
Terrorism & Security
Annan and Assad agree on 'new approach' to Syrian conflict (+video)
3 million mile Volvo: Long Island man's P1800S won't quit (+video)
Koch Brothers: N. Y. fundraiser for Mitt Romney draws protestors
China adoption diary: Maoming or bust – a return to Grace’s hometown
What the lousy jobs picture means for Obama's future
'Let's Pretend This Never Happened': 7 stories from a memoir by The Bloggess
How big is your infinite?
Readers Write: America's class divide is really an information gap