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Monitor Articles for May 17, 2013
Gold loses value. Gold mining stocks plunge.
Ken Venturi dies: CBS golf analyst remembered for 1964 US Open win (+video)
Why do planets farthest from sun have highest winds? Team closes in on answer
SEAL dies Fort Knox: SEAL team member killed, others injured in accident
Hearing on IRS: What ousted chief offers, Republicans don't buy
Drones are cheaper and more powerful. In US, that's a problem, lawmakers told
Stocks gain on good economic news
The Monitor's View
A record Powerball jackpot isn't a record to celebrate (+video)
Test your Gangnam style?
Texas tornadoes: The missing are found, more storms possible
New fracking regulations upset just about everybody
EA turns its back on the Nintendo Wii U: report
Congress demands answers on Google Glass privacy concerns
Frozen in Time
Canada boosts advertising budget for tar sands, Keystone XL
No more drug war in Latin America? Report explores new ways to fight drugs
Venezuela's Maduro still waiting on Washington's recognition
Reader recommendation: Fatherhood
'Someone Could Get Hurt': 5 stories from the front lines of parenting
The real IRS scandal
EU austerity hawks shrug off criticism of flawed academic paper
Chapter & Verse
'The Great Gatsby': Why it draws fans in prison
'Big Bang Theory' finale beats 'American Idol' season ender in the ratings
Playing the IRS card: Six presidents who used the IRS to bash political foes
Spain's controversial educational reform: Will the Green Tide wash it away?
Canada 5.2 quake: Earthquake felt in Ontario
Former IRS commissioner apologizes on Capitol Hill: 'Foolish mistakes were made'
New Orleans parade shooting: Arrests show city's reworked approach to policing
Jets RB arrested: Mike Goodson facing drug and weapons charges
Gazans struggle to reel in a livelihood
Why US Senate race in Massachusetts is Ed Markey's to lose
Lotto winner in cookie jar: Man facing eviction finds fortune in lottery ticket
'The Office' series finale: Was it a satisfying send-off?
After IRS scandal: Right-wing fear of government isn't paranoid
Global News Blog
Don't let strangers in, even in Paris
Why Afghanistan is nervous about the US troop withdrawal
Jorge Rafael Videla, former dictator, dies in Argentine prison
Google Glass: An early look at Google's next-gen spectacles
Chapter & Verse
Laini Taylor's 'Days of Blood and Starlight' sequel will be released spring 2014 (+video)
Bob Woodward compares Benghazi with Watergate. Is he right? (+video)
Chapter & Verse
'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' will become a London stage play
Japan's 'secret' trip to North Korea disrupts united stance against Pyongyang
This graduation season, let's remember the 20th century
Muddah, faddah! Not everyone loved summer sleepaway camp
Actor, dressed as woman, feels Egypt's sexual harassment
Latin America Monitor
What does genocide conviction of Ríos Montt mean to Guatemalans abroad?
'The English Teacher' could benefit from being a bit more daring
'Frances Ha' star Greta Gerwig is always worth watching
'Stories We Tell' focuses on a family's varied versions of their history
Toilet paper shortage sends Venezuelans scrambling for rolls
David Chandler trial: Ohioan to appeal case hinged on dying man's blinks
Chef killed over meal? Japanese chef's death under investigation in Germany.
The Office finale: How I made this sad moment a happy one for my family
Terrorism & Security
Russia boosts its naval presence in Syria, sends regime new missiles (+video)
Mom gives chase to child abductor: 'I don't ever want to lose my kids'
American Idol finale recap: America crowns its next 'Idol' (+video)
Graduation: a time of renewal
Tesla Motors can't email customers, says North Carolina law
He serves breakfast – with a side order of respect – to the homeless
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