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Monitor Articles for February 25, 2013
Is the Keystone XL pipeline worth it?
Syrian government offers to meet with opposition
iPhone hack: Your iPhone's not as locked as you think
C. Everett Koop, Reagan's revolutionary surgeon general, dies
Family on sinking boat: Coast Guard increases overnight search
Blizzard warnings: Cars stranded, power out in central US
Military draft registration: Goodbye to the draft board?
Iceland porn ban: Can a wired country go porn-free?
Little telescope to hunt big game: hard-to-see near-Earth asteroids
A cappella group Pentatonix offers powerful vocals in their takes on top 40 hits
'Sequester' scare tactics? White House details 'devastating' 50-state impact. (+video)
'Sequester' in US skies: Is an FAA 'calamity' avoidable?
Raul Castro promises an end of an era in Cuba
President Obama vs. GOP in a sequester showdown
Mars might still harbor life, say scientists
Scientists link extreme weather to giant atmospheric waves
Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial begins. How much will BP pay?
Will Oscar host Seth MacFarlane be asked back? Probably not.
Did scientists find a lost continent beneath the Indian Ocean?
The Monitor's View
Is Oscar Pistorius really Africa's 'biggest' story?
How did those dinosaurs get such long necks anyway?
Homeless man returns a ring, gets $145,000 'reward'
Stocks fall on threat of Italy deadlock
Kansas braces (again) as blizzard roars across Texas Panhandle
Big tally for Berlusconi throws wrench into Italy's election
Oscar winners 2013: Check out the full list
John Kerry hints at more aid for Syria rebels. Does that mean arming them? (+video)
Iran response to Argo: The DVD sells for $1 in streets
Hamid Karzai is mad as heck and he isn't going to take it anymore
What's big at Mobile World Congress 2013
Firefox enters the smart-phone industry, challenging Google, Apple
Looks like Pluto will have a moon named 'Vulcan'
Global News Blog
Good reads: the meteors we miss, Tesla's frigid review, car-buying woes, bionic eyes
Obama looks for new allies in 'sequester' fight: Republican governors
Les Misérables' Victor Hugo: 10 quotes on his birthday
Chapter & Verse
Oscar winners 2013 are dominated by literary adaptations
Egypt's economy is collapsing, and no one is stopping it
Ranulph Fiennes pulls out of 'Coldest Journey' expedition
Why Obama is on top in 'sequester' battle, but could lose long-term (+video)
Unsuspecting target chosen for asteroid-smashing mission
Amid mounting pressures, some see potential for new Palestinian uprising
Fallout from Olympic wrestling takedown – a mother's protest
Afghan president orders US troops out of volatile province on Kabul's flank
Campaign finance: Supreme Court declines case on contributions by corporations
Chimpanzees enjoy brainteasers, say scientists
South Korea's first female president inaugurated today. Will she bring change? (+video)
Small Canadian satellite to hunt big space rocks
The Simple Dollar
Four things to do today that will save money
Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence, and Christoph Waltz: Behind the scenes at the Oscars
Fidel Castro appears at parliament, leadership speculation continues
Warming climate could cut labor capacity by 10 percent, study finds
Naming Pluto's moon 'Vulcan' only logical, says William Shatner
Newly Russian, Gérard Depardieu tours his adopted homeland
Karen Olson taps religious groups to help the homeless
PGA: Putter ban opposed by PGA tour commissioner
Former Manhattan Project nuclear plant leaking radioactive waste
Michelle Obama announces 'Best Picture' at Oscars. Was that appropriate? (+video)
India launches asteroid-hunting spacecraft, tiny telescopes
Greece helicopter prison escape plan foiled
Beyond 'Zero Dark Thirty' Oscars fail: Torture is an ineffective interrogation approach
Seth MacFarlane: The reviews of his performance and the moments we actually liked
Barnes & Noble buyout? Chairman mulls buying bookstores, leaving Nook.
Why Bangkok struggles to bring peace to Thailand's 'Deep South'
Where have all the customers gone?
Stir It Up!
Meatless Monday: Brie and walnut topped portobello mushrooms
Oscar winners: 2013 a night of surprises, pleasant and not so much (+video)
19 arrested at Chicago mall – where were moms when teen melee shut the mall?
19 arrested at mall, 'not related' to boy band concert
'Life of Pi’s' Oscars give limelight to Taiwan (+video)
Jennifer Lawrence stumbles on way to Best Actress Oscar (+video)
A Cuba beyond the Castros? (+video)
Ikea: Horse meat found in Swedish meatballs
After quiet week, Jimmie Johnson makes some noise winning Daytona 500
Why Cardinal Keith O'Brien is stepping down
Terrorism & Security
In shift, Syrian regime says it's ready to talk to rebels (+video)
William Shatner can't save Seth MacFarlane at Oscars