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Monitor Articles for May 28, 2013
Red Cross: Over $100 million in Sandy aid still unspent
Oklahoma tornado debris could pile a mile high: Obama promises help
Tablet sales will overtake laptop sales this year: report
Chinese cyberattacks hit key US weapons systems. Are they still reliable?
O.C. crash kills 5 teens: Police release teens' names
Los Angeles River: Kayaking, fishing come to downtown L.A. (+video)
After smoothing tensions in Slovenia, PM Bratusek seeks to win over Europe
Cut deductions to lower tax rates? Easier said than done.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy: 12 quotes on his birthday
Planned Parenthood victory: Supreme Court turns away abortion case
Stocks soar on surge in home prices, consumer confidence
Senator Boxer calls for probe on California nuclear plant
Obama-Christie bromance, Part 2: A win-win for both
Has Canada bet too much on oil?
Is a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini smartphone on the way?
Cicadas now emerging on Staten Island
Mitch McConnell tied in new poll. Does he miss Ashley Judd yet?
The Monitor's View
Why US must stop Russian missiles for Syria
Should we stop worrying and learn to love the 'Muslim bomb?'
Tense time: historically present, timelessly now
Global News Blog
Good Reads: From a Disney makeover, to unethical work conditions, to refusing US aid
What's behind Sweden's youth riots? (+video)
Latin America Monitor
Colombia, FARC rebels make peace progress with land deal
George Zimmerman defense team loses key rulings in Trayvon Martin case (+video)
Japanese bond yields inch up. Are 'Abenomics' to blame?
Chelsea Clinton projects focus on health, gay rights
Brooklyn Bridge closure caused by abandoned SUV
National Spelling Bee adds vocab test: Do the kids like it? (+video)
EU, Russia moving toward arming opposite sides in Syria (+video)
The New Economy
House prices post largest rise since 2006
How an iPad in a corner store can spell success in Mexico
Israel warns Russia it's prepared to strike weapon shipments to Syria
San Antonio Spurs advance to NBA Finals with win over Grizzlies
Divided EU lets Syrian arms ban lapse. What will it change?
In Boko Haram country, Nigeria's new crackdown brings mixed feelings
Egypt's antiquities face bigger problems than Chinese graffiti
Schroeder and Delors: Unity is as important as reforms in Europe
Filmmaker Mira Nair tells stories 'no one else will'
A Book of Voyages
Starbucks tip jar at the center of NY high court case (+video)
Japan mayor's sex slaves comment draws apology. Too little, too late?
Chapter & Verse
Amazon's Kindle Worlds fan fiction publisher draws mixed reactions
Mermaids: Are they real? NOAA says 'no,' but Mom and Animal Planet say ...
Stir It Up!
Sautéed cauliflower with chili sauce
'Arrested Development': Will there be more new episodes?
Commencement 2013: A sampling of advice to this year's college grads
Papa John’s racist voicemail rant gets employees fired (+video)
Hal McClure covered two Arab-Israeli wars, spent 21 years overseas for AP
Obama visits Jersey shore today. Will he play skee ball? (+video)
Keith Urban on American Idol and new album
When disaster strikes America, a more skilled response
Terrorism & Security
With EU arms ban set to lapse, obstacles to UK, French intervention fall
Chinese newborn baby rescued from toilet pipe (+video)
For light in Somalia
F-15 down off Okinawa, pilot OK
Readers Write: Other ways to close the income gap; Time to change US health system
Royal Caribbean cruise fire sends passengers home early (+video)
Yara Abbas, a TV correspondent, killed in Syria
Supreme Court affirmative action decision: Don't be fooled by flawed theories
Japan mayor: Sex slaves comment draws apology, sort of (+video)
Will Better Place bankruptcy affect Renault electric cars?