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Monitor Articles for August 24, 2012
Apple vs. Samsung: California jury awards Apple $1 billion
Back to school: 11 ways to save on textbooks
Why conventions still matter (+video)
US political convention history: How much do you know?
Notable moments in convention history
Convention bounce: How much will Romney and Obama get?
Cities turn to innovative 'green infrastructure'
Is the new Amazon Kindle Fire on the way? (+video)
Behind Empire State shooting: A layoff, a gun, and a targeted ex-boss (+video)
Why The Sun may see Prince Harry photo fallout (+video)
Clothing and toy subscription services: Are they right for you?
Facebook reportedly asking employees to replace iPhones with Android devices
Is the West inching toward military intervention in Syria?
Scientists probe mysterious origins of humongous star explosions
Lance Armstrong and Gary Kasparov: Explaining heroes to your child
In March, James Holmes told a Colorado classmate he would kill
Got broadband? Access now extends to 94 percent of Americans.
Police document photographed reveals Julian Assange tactics
The real problem with Mitt Romney's birth certificate joke (+video)
Two US government employees wounded in Mexico shooting
Breivik's acceptance of prison sentence brings relief to Norway (+video)
Spectacular new NASA video shows Curiosity Mars rover's daring touchdown (+video)
Romney vs. Obama: Why isn't someone pulling ahead?
Lance Armstrong may lose Tour titles: justice for doping or a witch hunt?
Top 10 pet-friendly hotels
Bernanke: More room for Fed action. Market runs up.
Martians, flying saucers discovered on Mars, report extremely unreliable sources (+video)
Isaac forecast: Storm could hit as hurricane near Pensacola, Fla. (+video)
Birthplace of most European and West Asian languages traced to Turkey
'Insider killings' challenge US exit strategy in Afghanistan
Mexico tunes in to needs of drug war survivors
Global News Blog
Fiscally conservative Romney-Ryan ticket: Does it appeal in Germany?
Stir It Up!
National Waffle Day: Savory waffles with mushrooms and braised veal
Egypt opposition take to the street, clash with president's supporters
Empire State Building gunman was disgruntled, laid-off worker
Joseph Gordon-Levitt hasn't signed on for 'Justice League'
The Green Wave: movie review
Romney uses secret data mining to unearth new donors, report says
Casey Anthony probation ends
Premium Rush: A two-wheeled action flick gets 3 stars
Samaras goes on charm offensive in bid to give Greece more time
Latin America Monitor
An interactive homicide map of Guatemala City highlights value of life
Reader recommendation: Gemini Ship
Robot & Frank: movie review
How France views Lance Armstrong fall from grace
Chapter & Verse
Navy SEAL author's identity is revealed
Greenpeace activists storm Russian oil platform
The New Economy
Facebook is worth $5 a share
Syrian conflict spills over into Lebanon, killing two
Chapter & Verse
The Bookscore: the new Rotten Tomatoes for books?
Gunman dead in Empire State Building shooting spree
Chapter & Verse
Haruki Murakami: early leader in Nobel Prize predictions
GOP convention speakers focus on women, reassuring party stalwarts
Chapter & Verse
Do sad songs make us feel better?
The Monitor's View
Lessons of Lance Armstrong doping scandal
Typhoon swoops over Taiwan but spares highly populated areas
The Simple Dollar
Raising self-reliant children: Five steps
How God sees you
NASA space radiation probes launch delayed 24 hours
Why Missouri conservatives are rallying around Todd Akin
After Penn State scandal, Congress should make NCAA put students, education first
Romney says big business 'doing fine,' with foreign tax haven assist
Michelle Obama unconcerned over girls' TV viewing
Mayan collapse mystery solved? Deforestation exacerbated a drought
Terrorism & Security
US drone attack kills 18 in restive North Waziristan, despite Pakistan protests
UN tries again to access suspected Iranian nuclear site
Found sane, Norway killer Breivik gets 21 years in prison (+video)
Student dies in beach sand pit: Experts warn of suffocation danger
In wake of mass panic, India blames Pakistan-backed cyber attack
Air attacks help slow Ponderosa wildfire in northern California
Red Vines black licorice recalled. Too much lead.
Tropical storm Isaac won't be a hurricane before Monday (+video)
The worst part of buying a car? Haggling.
New home sales match two-year high
Why Lance Armstrong may lose all seven Tour de France titles (+video)
Prosecutor: Holmes made threats before Colorado shooting (+video)