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Monitor Articles for September 24, 2012
Mexican report describes out of control, self-governed prisons
Ahmadinejad's comments inflame Israeli ambassador (+video)
Avalanche survivors in Nepal tell of predawn confusion (+video)
Venezuelan challenger edges closer to Chavez, but close enough?
In Massachusetts Brown, Warren release competing heritage ads (+videos)
South Carolina voter ID law goes before panel of judges
Former Alabama professor gets life in prison
State ID laws: 10 million Hispanic voters could be affected, study says
Gas prices dip, but are still pretty high. Should Obama be worried?
Court decision produces twist in Wisconsin union fight
Liquid power: New battery can be painted on most surfaces
Mitt Romney: A warrior for the wealthy?
Imelda Marcos shoe collection now worthless, says Philippines government
Toyota unplugs electric car hype
Apple factory brawl? Rioting at Foxconn plant delays production.
Zombees: First 'zombie' bees found in Washington state
Stocks waver as confidence falls in Europe
Tales of two Delhis
Reader recommendation: A Secret Gift
Six reasons this UN General Assembly is must-see TV
'SNL' depicts undecided voters as dumb. Is that right?
Iran threatens attack on US bases in event of war with Israel
iPhone 5 sales top 5 million, but miss some estimates
New home data shows jump in prices
Apple iPhone sales fall short, but sales potential intact
Arctic warming could spur regrowth of ancient fossil forest
Syrian conflict makes Palestinians into both refugees and combatants
The Monitor's View:
Today's democracy heroes are in the fiscal trenches
Obama opens up lead over Romney with NASCAR voters: Another straw the wind?
Money in politics: Big oil's ties to Washington
William Faulkner: 10 quotes on his birthday
GOP backer Adelson accused of commandeering Israel's media market
Economists' surprising election-year request: Raise taxes, please!
Chapter & Verse
The sequel to Stephen King's 'The Shining' gets a release date
International monitors say Belarus election neither free nor fair (+video)
Chapter & Verse
'The Casual Vacancy': Adult content shows we're not at Hogwarts anymore
Why Obama, Romney gravitate to '60 Minutes' and 'The View' (+video)
Mars fragments and moon rocks on meteorite auction block
Ahmadinejad nears last UN speech: expect a doozy
Humongous, gassy halo found surrounding Milky Way
Iran's Ahmadinejad says that Israel will be 'eliminated' (+video)
Latin America Monitor
'El Loco' Barrera: What does the capture of Colombia's last big drug lord mean?
Complex web of interests drives US bid for calm on South China Sea
Latin America Monitor
US Drug Enforcement Administration may reopen office in Uruguay
Salmonella outbreak spurs peanut butter recall
Euro crisis spurs Italy's 'big baby' boom: grown children living with parents
Club for Growth president: Mitt's business credentials present challenges
Toyota plans 21 new hybrids by 2015
National Plug In Day: Electric car fans push pedal to metal
Bill Nye, former 'Science Guy,' warns creationism threatens US science (+video)
Obama and Romney on '60 Minutes': What were the defining moments? (+video)
Before China's transfer of power, a would-be defector gets a 15-year sentence (+video)
Chicago Fed index shows weakening economy
Jessica Lange and other Emmy winners: Check out the full list (+video)
Romney needs Hispanics more than they need him
In Europe's sketchiest election, Belarus votes in entirely pro-government parliament (+video)
Pakistani officials disavowal minister's bounty offer on anti-Islamic filmmaker
Tracy Morgan prank falls flat, but other comedians kept the Emmys entertaining
How a mobile phone vendor became Zimbabwe's fastest-growing bank
Israel's Ehud Olmert handed surprisingly light sentence in bribery case (+video)
As leaders gather at UN, 'a time of turmoil and transition' (+video)
How Brandt Snedeker took the $10 million FedEx Cup bonus
Libya's vow to rein in militias is immediately challenged (+video)
'Homeland' and 'Modern Family' big winners at Emmy Awards
Stir It Up!
Meatless Monday: Cumin spiced squash
3 views on how US should combat illegal immigration
Tropical storm Miriam now a Category 2 hurricane
CBO: Electric car subsidies ineffectual on fuel efficiency
The Simple Dollar
Pay annually to minimize insurance costs
Balancing food, weather, and population
North Korea farm reforms: First step to a market economy?
Village Voice cuts ties from sex ad-linked Backpage
Giant 655-pound leatherback turtle rescued and released (+video)
Terrorism & Security
As China and Japan set meeting to ease island dispute, Taiwan steps into fray
Bullying facts: Sifting through the hype for a clear picture
Torrey Smith relies on Ravens to handle grief, defeat Patriots (+video)
Rescue dog: Dogs will be dogs. Squirrels beware!
Readers Write: Grading teachers isn't enough; Teachers deserve useful evaluation and support.
Bo Xilai case: Police chief Wang Lijun gets 15 years, avoids death penalty (+video)
Don't splurge for a purse. Here's how.
Foxconn: Chinese iPhone factory erupts in violence
Global hunger: What can I do?
Microsoft launches charity for young people
Asian stocks, boosted by stimulus, fall on economic outlook