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Monitor Articles for January 29, 2013
School bus driver shot, child seized
Super Bowl 2013: Is 'flag football' ahead for the NFL?
Ex-governor emerges from prison into changed world (+video)
L.A. to crack down on 'birthing tourism'
Hillary Clinton: 'I don't see myself getting back into politics' (+video)
Tornado threat: How are January tornadoes possible? (+video)
Would change on gays allow Boy Scouts to recapture role in society? (+video)
Immigration reform: a bid to attract workers who will boost the economy (+video)
Sinkhole swallows building complex in China
Man in 'sextortion' case might have coerced 350 women
Armed Arizona posse guards schools: Vigilantes or vigilance?
Mississippi River oil spill: why Yazoo turn is treacherous
Senate confirms John Kerry, a foreign-policy buff who has Obama's trust
Payroll tax cuts may boost the economy more than you think
Obama on immigration reform: I'll act if Congress doesn't
A123 purchase by Chinese firm approved by US. Are energy secrets safe?
Egypt shudders, with leadership nowhere in sight
In Timbuktu, a giant task of reconnecting a remote city to the world
Exxon Mobil passes Apple to again become world's largest company
Stocks climb with Dow approaching 14,000
Gulf oil spill: BP's record $4 billion criminal plea deal gets judge's OK
What does the world expect from newly confirmed Secretary of State John Kerry?
Golden cookie stolen, suspects include a Sesame Street character
Will your state taxes go up? How legislatures are leaning.
Ford Motor Company generates most 'buzz' in car industry, study says
Leaked photos hint at skinnier, lighter Apple iPad 5
Google Maps presents North Korea through a new lens
The Monitor's View
Egypt's protests reveal deficit of trust in Muslim Brotherhood
Stir It Up!
Guyanese-style chicken chowmein
Chapter & Verse
Robert Frost memorabilia goes on display fifty years after poet's death
Consider the Fork
As Egyptians flout curfew, Army warns of 'collapse'
Spanish economy shows glimmers of hope, but prime minister gets no love
Reader recommendation: A Sand County Almanac
Bestselling books the week of 1/31/13, according to IndieBound*
Chapter & Verse
Can a computer carry out sophisticated literary analysis?
Office 365 brings the cloud home
George Clooney pays for fellow diner's bill in Germany
Did Alex Rodriguez use performance enhancing drugs?
Cats kill billions of creatures every year according to new study
Immigration reform 101: How would Senate plan actually work?
Syrian activists: scores of bodies found in Aleppo
6 reasons why President Obama will defeat the NRA and win universal background checks
Women could be great Navy SEALs, says head of Special Ops
Chapter & Verse
Amy Poehler will release an 'nonlinear diary,' her first book, in 2014
Iran and the US need a middleman – or two
1913 nickel worth millions? Humble coin on the auction block.
Focus turns to safety in clubs across Brazil (+video)
Immigration reform bill: GOP's Marco Rubio seizes opportunity, but also risk
Case-Shiller: Home prices down slightly in November
Super Bowl XLVII: 18 pregame facts on Ravens and 49ers
Global News Blog
Putin eyes trip to Antarctica, shuns elder image
Detroit bankruptcy: City 'teetering on the edge' of financial crisis
Egypt's Army chief warns state could collapse amid political crisis (+video)
To tackle polluted runoff, cities turn to 'green' strategies
Latin America Monitor
Mixed feelings south of the border on Senate immigration plan
Mugabe talks up reconciliation, but is it just 'lipstick on a frog'?
Barnes & Noble closing about a third of its stores, facing tough online competition
Society is not a zero-sum game
In Port Said, alienation from Cairo makes anger burn hotter
Jennifer Lawrence, Tina Fey and Bryan Cranston provide best quotes of the night at the SAG Awards
Immigration reform: Teaching kids about the “pathway to citizenship”
Why combat role for US women could reverberate worldwide
Terrorism & Security
Mali: French bring the troops, world now bringing the funds (+video)
Kazakhstan passenger jet crashes, second in a month
Scandal at world's oldest bank upends Italian elections
Texas joins list of states considering electric car tax