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Monitor Articles for April 3, 2013
Why Obama is taking a pay cut
U.S. readies for 'real and clear danger' from North Korea
60-inch Apple TV to come out later this year
West Virginia sheriff shot; suspect in custody
Fort Knox on lockdown after shooting
Carnival cruise ship secured following Alabama wind storm
Jimmy Fallon faces impossible 'Tonight Show' task (+video)
Hagel invokes Eisenhower as he signals era of austerity at Pentagon (+video)
Rutgers fires coach Mike Rice for abusing players: Will more heads roll?
Obama 5% of salary: He'll give it back, in sign of 'sequester' solidarity
Mortgage rates drop to 3.62 percent
Behind prosecutor's withdrawal, 'Aryan' prison gang's legacy of violence
Clouds blamed for record ice melt in Greenland
Stocks down on weak economic reports
Did orbiting antimatter detecter spot signs of dark matter?
Gun control: Can Obama use Colorado bully pulpit to accomplish anything?
Stir It Up!
Girl Scout cookie upside down cake
'New affluent workers' and 'precariats'? Britain's classes get makeover
When Egypt's satirists poke fun, public prosecutor hits back (+video)
Despite public support for Keystone XL pipeline, activists step up criticism
New black eye for Spanish royals? Princess Cristina under criminal investigation (+video)
The Monitor's View
Australia's example in healing the sexually abused
Ten White Geese
Reader recommendation: A Sand County Almanac
Home prices rising, but troubles for housing market not over, poll says
Corporate tax reform is more complicated than politicians think
Singapore urges Obama to take stronger stand in Asia
Shain Gandee and the appeal of the 'reckless redneck'
$5 million bounty offered by US for Joseph Kony
Alabama joins new antiabortion drive, legal challenge may be next
Kim Jong-un: Can US trust North Korean leader to act rationally?
Samsung teams up with Mozilla to build a better browser
Whom does Obama read? Ezra Klein, Taylor Branch, Bill Simmons.
First glimpse of deadly sinkhole in Florida (+video)
The cellphone revolution kicked off 40 years ago today
Sea lion boogies down, overturns theory (+video)
Madrid, Catalonia play down secret talks on independence
How much is a nuclear program worth? For Iran, well over $100 billion.
Jesus portrait taken down at Ohio school due to lawsuit fears
The future of fuel-efficient, self-driving cars
Sacred eels and peace in an occasionally troubled corner of Indonesia
Rutgers fires basketball coach Mike Rice after abusive video is broadcast by ESPN
Justin Bieber's infant monkey held by German authorities
Mike Rice fired by Rutgers, Pernetti: Parents, tell kids what bad coaching is
Iran and world powers should focus on action steps for short-term agreement
ADP: Private employers add 158,000 jobs in March
My first four wildflowers to bloom each year
Latin America Monitor
Looking for day when Mexico's underworld is violence-free? Try looking back.
'Close your foreign accounts or be fired,' Putin tells Russian officials
15 promising nonfiction books for spring 2013
Hilary Duff will play Ashton Kutcher's love interest on 'Two and a Half Men'
Chapter & Verse
'The Little Prince' turns 70
Liberal hypocrisy on Bloomberg's moneyed fight for gun control
North Korea unexpectedly closes entry to key industrial park, upping tensions
'Once Upon A Flock': 5 stories about raising backyard chickens
Bill O'Reilly battles Laura Ingraham: Is 'thump the Bible' a slur? (+video)
Despite techie distractions, kids still dig ant farms
Hyundai, Kia recalling over 1.8 million vehicles in US
Kate Hudson gives advice to teen girls at leadership forum
Mark Cuban: Brittney Griner could play in the NBA
How Ontario is putting an end to coal-burning power plants
For Egypt's rich, a touch of irrational exuberance
Bread riots or bankruptcy: Egypt faces stark economic choices
Chuck Fairbanks dies, leaves legacy as Patriots and Sooners coach
Terrorism & Security
Palestinian prisoners go on hunger strike en masse to protest inmate's death
Making a difference
What immigration reform could mean for US workers
A bus-stop tennis clinic