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Monitor Articles for March 4, 2013
Pastor sentenced in same-sex custodial kidnapping case
Will ships sail through the North Pole by 2050?
Second sinkhole appears, just miles from first (+video)
Pope Benedict XVI worked 18-hour days doing what, exactly?
Gun control: This time, it's bipartisan
Priest burns Benedict photo during mass: Why?
12-week abortion ban vetoed: Will the legislature override the veto?
Whitney Houston: FBI releases 128-page file (+video)
Sen. Robert Menendez faces new questions on ties to big donor
Do Obama cabinet picks match his greener second-term talk?
Israel takes heat for de facto segregation on new West Bank buses
The Simple Dollar
How to save money when everything you enjoy is expensive
Physicist nominated as Energy secretary. Are there enough scientists in Washington?
Tax revenue to hit record this year. So is spending 'the problem'?
Samsung Galaxy S IV, due this month, could get eye-tracking tech
Miriam Makeba: What's up with that clicking sound anyway?
Does Keystone XL report let Obama off the hook on climate pledge?
Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court
Deal at Czech nuclear power plant fuels US-Russia economic rivalry
Reader recommendation: The Entertainer
Global News Blog
Forbes 2013 billionaire list: rich get richer, women ascend
The Monitor's View
A global contest of values in EU-US-China trade
'Zero Hour' canceled after only three episodes
Stocks rise, pushing Dow back near record
Girl survives jet crash in French Alps
Latin America Monitor
Desperate for cash, Honduras to hawk bonds
Hong Kong bubble? Property prices fall in December.
'Sequester' is happening. What does the White House do now? (+video)
New iPhone release date lands in August: report
Chinese communism: cause or club?
Miriam Makeba: A woman with 9 passports but no home (+video)
Terrorism & Security
Pressure mounts on Pakistan to secure Shiites after Karachi blast
Iran nuclear talks: Saudis, IAEA, voice doubt over Tehran's intentions
'Red Widow' star Goran Visnjic discusses his villainous new role
Jeb Bush sounding more like a presidential candidate
The Entrepreneurial Mind
Finding the right customers for your small business
On Kenyan election day, limited violence and high turnout
Social progress is inevitable in China, says activist Chen Guangcheng
Push grows to blacklist Spain over digital pirating
Wholesale power: bankruptcies and lessons
$1,800 ATM mistake: Delaware student returns cash to bank
As emotions over US-Russia adoptions intensify, a rift widens into a chasm
How legal marijuana will affect troubled families
Bullied boy dies a day after turning 12
Aleppo takes first step toward post-Assad governance in Syria
The sequestration nation
Ann Romney blames media for Mitt's loss. Is that right? (+video)
Chapter & Verse
Choosing the Pope: Looking back at the process through the ages
Chapter & Verse
Holocaust survivor writes memoir about Oskar Schindler
Push for biogas in Kenya asks women to get their hands dirty
'The Walking Dead' recap: The newest episode examines Rick's past and features an unexpected return
Egypt locusts put neighboring Israel on high alert
Baby gorilla at Cincinnati Zoo has many mothers, some with moustaches
Arizona Prison Fight: 400 inmates brawl, 19 injured
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pitbull will perform at Preakness
The Bible miniseries: History Channel's take on the Bible not for kids
John Kerry: US to release $250M in Egypt aid
Authorities hope to get better look at Florida sinkhole after house demolition
Bobby Rogers was Motown legend, Miracles founder (+video)
First black student in white school reflects on family, life
New Mexico plane crash: High winds blamed
Terrorism & Security
Malaysia standoff in Borneo spurs concern about broader repercussions
Downton Abbey: Who's leaving and who's coming?
Ann Romney blames media for Mitt Romney loss (+video)
Cardinals hold first pre-conclave meeting in Rome amid scandal (+video)
Readers Write: The advantages of a decreasing Western birth rate
Casey Anthony bankruptcy: How much does she owe?
Painkillers and healing
The Bible miniseries: Mark Burnett tackles Bible 'illiteracy'
Miriam Makeba: The fame and exile of 'Mama Africa'