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Monitor Articles for September 25, 2012
Texas man: 'Ready to go home'
Obama: Nations must 'honestly address' tensions
Akin won't give up (+video)
How can humans touch Mars? Bring back a soil sample
Will the Occupy movement dissolve Spain's parliament? (+video)
MySpace is ready for a big comeback, says Justin Timberlake
Home prices rise – so does faith in housing turnaround
Could you live in 150 square feet? Cities try out micro-housing.
The real reason Romney is losing
Battered RIM sees uptick in BlackBerry subscribers
Apple iPhone 5 delays? Blame the screen technology.
Why is Barack Obama's signature on Mars? (+video)
Dueling speeches: Obama, Romney offer different foreign policy visions
Dow plummets 100 points in stock sell-off
Holidays to cheer: Retailers plan to increase hiring this season
The New Economy
Candidates indulge in China-bashing. But it's a distraction, not a solution.
The Great Unexpected
Reader recommendation: The Terror
Can the United Nations do anything about Syria?
Stir It Up!
Chicken and bacon pot pie with sweet potato crust
Army Corps not liable for Katrina damage, appeals panel finds
Space-time-crystal-powered eternal clock could keep time after end of universe
New mortgage data shows slight rise in home prices
T. S. Eliot: 10 quotes on his birthday
Roger Goodell: Packers vs. Seahawks tragedy was all about him
The Monitor's View:
How Obama, Romney foreign policies are alike
Canada gets cold feet over China oil deal
Why is Mitt Romney saying nice things about Bill Clinton? (+video)
Loco for cocoa: Artisanal chocolate looks to Mesoamerican roots in Nicaragua
Bestselling books the week of 9/27/12, according to IndieBound*
JFK White House recordings: 8 excerpts from the new book
Gay Germans tap Oktoberfest to make push for marriage rights
Daredevil plans record-breaking leap from edge of space
Latin America Monitor
What are Mitt Romney's foreign policy goals in Latin America?
Ahmadinejad: Iran 'could have behaved better,' IAEA has 'double standards'
Is Mitt Romney's Ohio bus tour a waste of his time?
The war on coal: spotlight on Ohio
The Simple Dollar
The best gifts in life are free
Aung San Suu Kyi wants sanctions against Myanmar(Burma) lifted
Consequences of a nuclear Iran 'immense,' Obama says at UN
Too fat to fight: Is childhood obesity a national security threat?
Apple products popular targets for thieves
China's first aircraft carrier: Is it any good? (+video)
Forced blood test for a drunk-driving suspect? Supreme Court to step in.
NFL backs controversial call in Packers vs. Seahawks game
As Anglican Church picks new leader, gay marriage weighs heavily
At UN, Obama urges nations to confront 'violence and intolerance' in Muslim world
GM pays you $10,000 to buy a Chevy Volt
Mars Curiosity rover touches rock, 'does a science' (+video)
Staples speeds up store closures, focuses online
Chapter & Verse
Chinese authorities ask booksellers to ban Japanese works
President Obama on 'The View': Should he have skipped it? (+video)
Chapter & Verse
Clifford the Big Red Dog turns 50
Anti-Islam video clip spotlights difference in global free speech limits
Home prices lift in July
Yemen needs a US reset, not a retreat
Middle East protests: Signs of hope, challenge for fledgling democracies
Israel eyes gas reserves in contested waters
NFL referee debacle costs everyone, except the NFL
Home prices rise in 20 major cities as housing market climbs back
Is Bush making a comeback? Why two Democrats mention him uncritically.
Would Mila Kunis return for a 'Ted' sequel?
Dolphin birth captured on video in Hawaii
Solar power startup to get subsidy: smart move or another Solyndra?
Stir It Up!
Last chance tomatoes in a Burmese-style salad
Curiosity rover makes contact with a Mars rock named 'Jake'
The healing power of song
Tesla 'superchargers' up the ante for green technologies
Toys R US: more holiday hiring than in 2011
Battling back: US veterans help each other
Why Midwest drought could have been much worse for some corn farmers
Israelis shrug at Netanyahu's urgent warnings on Iran (+video)
North Korea reforms? Hopes dashed after parliament session
NFL replacement refs and the Seahawks win. A Week 3 NFL quiz
Dirty clouds: Data centers waste billions of watts of electricity
Anti-bullying laws: A mom dares to critique the social trend
Packers vs. Seahawks: Will this call end the NFL referee lockout? (+video)
Terrorism & Security
UN envoy to Syria: Assad thinks he can turn back the clock (+video)
The Simple Dollar
Frugal relationships: Why money can't buy love
American Airlines: Let's talk. Pilots: Put it in writing.
Discover: The card that pays you back after you overpay
Five ways big banks' Libor scandal affects you