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Monitor Articles for April 18, 2013
Babies are conscious? Science confirms what moms know.
AAPL, below $400 a share, may fall more
Chicago flooding closes airports and highways, opens sinkhole
CVS racist slur leads to lawsuit
Losing $25M a day? Congress shrugs off USPS losses
Livable super-Earths? Two candidates among Kepler's latest finds.
'Shame on you!' Gun vote shamed by Obama, Giffords, Maisch
L.A. bomb threats: Two threats, two very different responses
FBI releases photos of marathon suspects. Vindication for surveillance video?
Boston Marathon bombings: tips for calming kids' fears after tragedies
Boston bombings: City finds healing in small deeds and interfaith gathering
Pentagon sends troops to Jordan to counter Syria chemical weapons threat
Stocks slip on weak earnings
Obama goes from scolder in Washington to comforter in Boston
Second suspect charged in revenge killings of Texas prosecutors
Stir It Up!
Creamy green pea and potato soup offers hope, comfort
New Kepler exoplanets 'best candidates' for hosting life
Texas fertilizer plant: Why was the blast so enormous?
Jobless claims rise by 4,000
Twitter #Music launched for iOS and Web (but not Android)
Google Glass tester? Don't dare try to sell your new toy.
Nebraska hearing vitrifies Keystone XL pipeline debate
Global News Blog
Pakistan won't have Musharraf to kick around anymore
10 quotes from "E.B. White on Dogs"
South American leaders likely to back Venezuela's Maduro in emergency meeting
3 novels with unforgettable main characters
Reader recommendation: Eighty Days
Mississippi man charged in ricin attacks was an Elvis impersonator
Texas fertilizer plant blast: Was it 'freak accident' that tore town apart?
Humongous Chicago sinkhole swallows three cars, injures one driver
Rhino head heist: Half a million euros' worth stolen from Irish museum
After Senate defeats, prospects for gun control shift to states
Could mining bonanza be Afghanistan's next source of funding?
The Monitor's View
Post-bomb faith service for Boston reaches for the light
Boston bombing. Ricin in D.C. Texas inferno. Any links?
House passes CISPA bill
Verizon continues to grow, despite complaints from some customers
Guatemalan court faces calls to halt former dictator's genocide trial
Russia aims to set stern example with NGO prosecution
'Emily Post's Manners in a Digital World': 6 lessons for being polite with technology
Latin America Monitor
Post-election disputes and Venezuelan law
Why the 90 percent lost on gun background checks
Chapter & Verse
'Berenstain Bears' books come to Put Me In The Story reading app
Climate change deniers strike out – even in energy-rich Kansas
Time cover of terrified child at Boston Marathon is disturbing media trend
Can Pakistan drive the Taliban out of its tribal belt?
Talks with North Korea? Better to apply financial pressure (+video)
At prom, flowers not just for corsages and boutonnieres anymore
Patrons praise restaurant staff near Boston Marathon blast
Google Glass guidelines: No ads, for now. No charging money, for now.
Edward Norton and Michael Keaton will star in the black comedy 'Birdman'
Palestinian Prisoners' Day: Breaking down the controversy
Ship on fire in Antarctica: Crew of 97 rescued
Southern Europe digs in against further austerity, as IMF calls for relief
Terrorism & Security
North Korea prepared to restart talks, raising hope for eased tensions
Death toll rising in firestorm at Texas fertilizer plant; sabotage discounted (+video)
'Beaver' actor dies, leaves legacy as 'Lumpy' (+video)
Toyota hybrid sales pass 5 million; 2 million in the US
American Idol: Who demonstrated the most girl power?
Prayer for North Korea
Shakira $250 million lawsuit: It's bogus, she says
Global News Blog
Was that the president in my Beijing taxi?
The Entrepreneurial Mind
Want to be a successful entrepreneur? Look for mentors.
Boston bombing suspects? Authorities seek IDs of two men seen on video (+video)
Pie transports me
Texas: Fertilizer plant blast injures hundreds