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Monitor Articles for August 8, 2012
Moving toward the correct answer on this one
Komen president resigns, founder's role to change
Allyson Felix: Olympic gold at last for athlete of uncommon grace
Spirit of London Olympics overcomes Falklands War saber-rattling
London Olympics 2012: US women wrestlers answer the doubters
Sikh temple shooter's ex arrested. What role do women play in racist groups?
Olympic medal count: US back on top
Would David Petraeus say yes to Mitt Romney? Why that's a long shot.
Have you been ICEd? Gas guzzlers park in electric car-charging spots.
Why gas prices climbed 13 cents in a week, and look set to keep going
After new poll: Is Obama losing his touch with Colorado voters?
The New Economy
Papa John's pizza controversy: Another fast-food chain embroiled in culture war
Mars rover landing site surprisingly 'Earth-like,' say scientists
Liar & Spy
Reader recommendation: Creole Belle
Review: Siri versus Google Voice Search versus S Voice
Will Stephen Colbert mess up Mitt Romney's VP rollout?
US hurdler Lolo Jones responds to harsh media criticism
Fossil discovery complicates Homo sapiens' family tree (+video)
Conan wades into Apple, Samsung imbroglio
So. California shakes from moderate earthquakes
The Reformed Broker
Are markets broken? Two insiders say so.
Cash, credit, or phone? Starbucks joins Square for mobile payments
Help wanted: Geek squads for US cybersecurity
Next steps in Syria after Kofi Annan's exit
Gold medal quotes from the London Olympics
Curiosity rover sends 3-D images of Martian surface
Hottest July on record: Dust Bowl redux?
California Fish and Game official removed after killing cougar
Social networks help Filipinos deal with Manila floods
London 2012 basketball: Spain beats France in men's quarterfinals
The Monitor's View
US-Vietnam Agent Orange clean-up sets a model
Japan's employment: fewer people, fewer jobs
Early human ancestors had lots of company, fossils reveal (+video)
Could Rep. Paul Ryan put Wisconsin in play for Mitt Romney?
So. California shakes from moderate earthquake
In Tibet, defiant self-immolations spread beyond monks, nuns
July was hottest month in US on record, reports NOAA (+video)
For Somali pirates, July was a very bad month
Wade Michael Page shot himself; no motive yet: FBI
London 2012 Olympics: 5 best venues
Tropical Storm Ernesto races across Yucatan Peninsula
5,000 Afghan 'militants' have surrendered - but are they real?
London 2012 Olympics: A family postcard from the Games
Romney repeats charge Obama is 'gutting' welfare reform. Is that a distortion? (+video)
Chapter & Verse
College textbooks: how to spend less this year
'The Avengers 2' will be directed by Joss Whedon
NYPD battled Twitter over threat to Mike Tyson show
The Daily Reckoning
Mario Draghi's big bazooka: a weapon, not a cure
Jennifer Lawrence negotiates a pay raise for 'Hunger Games' sequel
London 2012 Olympics: Has Russian sports machine broken down?
Weather? Climate change? Why the drought is persisting and growing.
Olympic moms: 13 mothers compete for Team USA
London 2012 basketball: US men and women take on the Aussies
Fire at 1 World Trade Center: maybe yes, maybe no. Confused?
Sikh temple shootings prompt calls for justice in US ... and India
Latin America Monitor
Guatemalan police graduates ready to protect and serve ... without guns.
Missouri primary: Tea party win sets up battle for control of Senate (+video)
As hacking victim's story spreads, Apple and Amazon tighten security
Stephen King quiz: How well do you know his books?
As cities grow, technology could help quench the world's thirst
Justin Bieber disses Prince William's thinning hair: Let’s talk male body image
Chapter & Verse
Joan Rivers protests Costco ban of her new book
Stir It Up!
Strawberry banana bread
Latin America Monitor
Argentine and Venezuelan oil partnership sets up potential conflicts with Europe
In Oak Creek, Wis., hearts open to Sikhs after temple shooting
Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones in 'Hope Springs': movie review
Olympic medal count: A day of ups and downs for the US women
Neighborhood fighting between Syrian forces and rebels continues in Aleppo
Terrorism & Security
Egypt airstrikes in Sinai kill 20 'terrorists' in reprisal for attacks on military posts
Drought: Farmers dig deeper, water tables drop, competition heats up
Fastest texters in America battle it out for $50,000
Mars: NASA rover Curiosity taking giant leap for today’s students?
Mazda cars losing weight? Try 220 pounds.
Toward stopping violence in Chicago: why there is hope