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Monitor Articles for April 24, 2013
Mobile, Alabama: Fuel explosions rattle windows, open doors
House votes to honor Birmingham bombing victims
Boston marathon bombing: Could it have been prevented?
Bangladesh building collapse: Is the country's reputation among the injured?
New robots crawl like sea turtles
Kermit Gosnell defense rests without calling any witnesses (+video)
Chemical weapons in Syria? What Obama's high bar for proof could mean.
What Kobe won't tweet: Los Angeles is becoming a Clippers town
The top 11 promposals in 2013
The Simple Dollar
Don't fall victim to economic scaremongering
Astronomers discover the Ed Begley Jr. of galaxies
Why trial for Boston bomb suspect could be at least a year away (+video)
Day after cracks were found, Bangladesh factory collapse leaves 125-plus dead (+video)
Stocks held back by weak earnings
The Monitor's View
What history should record of the Boston bombings
Schwab website recovers after second day of cyber attacks
Are you as well read as a college sophomore?
Lance Armstrong sued by US for Postal Service sponsorship
Glenn Beck conspiracy theory: What's his evidence?
Flight delayed? Republicans blame FAA, and FAA blames 'sequester.' (+video)
Stir It Up!
Kale salad with crispy chorizo
Obama's tattoo plan for the girls: 'Mommy and me will get the same exact tattoo'
To Obama's dismay, America not outraged by gun control fail, poll suggests
Civic Accelerator boosts young businesses who want to do good
Stonehenge archaeologists reveal new theory of why monument was built
Israel seeks another type of coexistence – between tourists and the earth
Nissan Leaf electric taxis launch in New York
US military chief in Beijing warns of North Korea 'miscalculation'
With budget-friendly Asha 210, Nokia takes aim at emerging markets
Kindle TV: Is an Amazon set-top box on the way?
Top US general foresees 'prolonged provocation' by North Korea
Boar shooting: Crisis in leadership traced to Moldova hunting trip
Baby monkey: 'Big Bang' TV show supplies his name
Tiny satellites + cellphones = cheaper 'eyes in the sky' for NASA
Outside the camps, Syrian refugees face further hardship
Trump ad slamming wind farms is banned
Is Mexico's economy more a fiesta or a siesta?
Mayor of Illinois town says five dead in shooting, suspect in custody
Strapless dresses banned: The ugly truth about getting your pretty on
Chechnya: How a remote Russian republic became linked with terrorism
Chechen strongman corrects his minister - with a boxing glove to the head
In tiny Lesotho, Chinese immigrants set up shop
Ricin suspect released, as FBI shifts to new 'person of interest' (+video)
Let's Talk Diabetes with Owls
Reader recommendation: Dancing Dogs
Statoil eyes major new North Sea oil discovery
6.4 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea: No tsunami alert issued
Death penalty: A pragmatic case for repeal
The Reformed Broker
Apple $100 billion payback is a no-brainer
10 reasons NOT to love books (compliments of H.L. Mencken)
Paddling, banned since 2010, resumes in Fla. county's elementary schools
Over 80 reportedly killed in Bangladesh garment building collapse (+video)
Netflix, riding success of 'House of Cards,' welcomes 2 million new users
Want a pair of Google Glass spectacles? Better get comfortable.
Feds suggest two-second rule for driver distractions
Tunisians yearn for the good old days of a strongman
Ford's $1.6 billion earnings beat expectations
Boston bombings: Who's the mysterious 'Misha'?
AAPL: sweeter dividend, sour outlook
Terrorism & Security
Kidnapped Syrian bishops still missing, despite reports otherwise
Prayer and first responders
Global News Blog
Mystery clouds deadly clash in western China with 'suspected terrorists'
Pot-puffing pilot: Will he fly again?
Obama's immigration plan makes the US safer, says Napolitano
Pope Francis on abortion, gay marriage, priestly sex abuse, and more