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Monitor Articles for May 23, 2013
A vacation to the moon: Worth the splurge?
Parking deck collapses: Mall parking garage traps two, kills one
Scotland-England split? Some Scots say take the pound, leave the crown
Pope defends atheists: Atheists who do good are good, says Pope Francis
IRS replaces official: How many heads will roll?
'Colored' comment: Golf CEO compounds insults to Tiger Woods
Obama talks drones: Will it increase transparency for Pentagon to take lead?
Boy Scouts allow gay Scouts, but leave ban on gay leaders in place
Doodle 4 Google shows us that to support our troops we must support their kids
Immigration reform is stuck in House, but 'gang' is resolute
Obama renews push to close Guantánamo military prison
Trayvon Martin texts, photos: Might they change Zimmerman trial?
Abercrombie & Fitch: What's wrong with selling just to 'cool people'?
How cockroaches are evolving to avoid sweets
Death penalty reprieve in Colorado: what it could mean for James Holmes
Hurricane forecast: Three to six 'major' storms could emerge this year
The race against time for liquefied natural gas
Obama retools terror war, saying America is 'at a crossroads'
World's largest LEGO sculpture? 'Star Wars' X-wing fighter in Times Square.
Stocks down as investors reassess Fed fears
Japan's weak currency means tourism
For India, worries of another 1989 moment in the region
Google kite? Tech giant buys 'flying windmill' firm Makani.
With G8 leaders on the way, Northern Ireland ramps up security
Obama rhetorically ends the 'war on terror'
The Monitor's View
Obama reaches for moral high ground on drones, Gitmo
Defying naysayers on all sides, Kerry keeps pushing Israelis, Palestinians to table
House passes market-based student loan bill: Is it a step toward a solution?
Mailbox app finally arrives on the iPad's larger screen
In wake of hacks, Twitter introduces new two-step verification process
Cuomo: 'Shame on us' if Weiner wins
Horse meat scandal arrest: Dutch police arrest meat wholesaler in horse meat probe
Chapter & Verse
Life without Amazon? Barefoot Books is the David that cut ties to Goliath
The New Economy
New home sales rise, but market still a long way from ‘normal’ (+video)
Obama prom photos: Were those the good old days?
West Point video allegations add to Pentagon plague of sexual misconduct cases
James' overtime heroics lift Heat over Pacers in Game 1 of NBA Eastern finals
Tesla repays $465 million loan. Will Energy Department lend to more firms? (+video)
IRS scandal: Will House throw Lois Lerner in slammer? (+video)
Did similar detours bring terrorism to streets of Boston and London?
Time to require tornado shelters in Oklahoma? Moore's mayor says yes.
80-year-old Japanese man conquers Mount Everest
And the Mountains Echoed
Nissan recall for 841,000 vehicles over steering wheel problem
With youth pounding at kingdom's gates, Saudi Arabia begins religious police reform
Global News Blog
Gerard Depardieu goes to Chechnya to film next movie
Morgan Freeman stars in the magician caper 'Now You See Me' – check out the trailer (+video)
Terrorism & Security
London murder highlights 'lone wolf' terrorist concerns
'Ghetto' tours stopped amid Bronx residents' outrage
Reader recommendation: Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment
Chapter & Verse
Penguin Books settles with 33 states, consumers in e-book price-fixing suit
Zach Sobiech dies after his farewell song became a YouTube sensation (+video)
Chapter & Verse
Lydia Davis wins 2013 Man Booker International Prize
'The Hangover Part III' shows the series has worn out its welcome
How Moore, Okla., can cut through FEMA's red tape and build safer schools
Michelle Obama vacation: Will critics slam this trip too? (+video)
Meet the Wisconsin teen behind today's Doodle 4 Google (+video)
London street slayer references British wars, not Nigerian insurgency
Stir It Up!
Banana bread bars with brown butter frosting
Sergio Garcia sorry for racist remark. Will it cost him sponsorships?
Boy Scouts' historic vote on gays: lobbying right up to the end (+video)
Hispanic teen birth rate decreased dramatically
Changing the world, McDonald's style: 5 great social franchises
James Holmes: Online ammo purchased prior to Aurora shooting (+video)
Free burgers for life for Charles Ramsey, Cleveland rescuer (+video)
Tesla repays $465 million loan nine years early
The Simple Dollar
Fuel-efficient cars: Saving gas means saving money
Court to hear case on whether Obamacare violates religious liberties
Wayne Miller dies, leaves legacy of photos and forests