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Monitor Articles for June 14, 2013
Is Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood backing a jihad in Syria? (+video)
NSA cyber spying on China not a surprise, but it's not ho-hum, either (+video)
East Antarctic ice shelves melting at surprising pace, study suggests
'You're not special' graduation speech: David McCullough spins it into a book
Fort Hood shooting: Judge nixes Nidal Hasan defense strategy. What now?
Stocks fall on disappointing economic reports
Top 10 fitness apps
Hillary Clinton's next big thing? Early childhood project called 'Too Small.'
Two Senate immigration reformers outline benefits to US ... and the GOP
NHTSA asks for Liberty, Grand Cherokee recall. Jeep says 'no.'
Global News Blog
Erdogan quiets Istanbul with softer tone, but calm is likely to be brief
First woman in space: Miserable cosmonaut or triumphant space flyer?
Its approval rating at new low, Congress plows ahead on immigration, taxes
Powerball winner? Mystery woman picks up tab for 180 diners.
Scientists find glow-in-the-dark protein in your sushi
Jeb Bush says immigrants 'more fertile.' Is that right?
'Full Upright and Locked Position': 7 (sometimes sobering) facts about air travel
San Onofre: the fallout from closing California's nuclear plant
Wayne White on arming Syria's rebels
Did Bill Clinton goad Obama into stepping up in Syria?
Has a 'red line' in Syria been crossed?
"Game of Thrones": Top 10 worst things Joffrey has done
IRS shakeup needed after scandal, chairmen of Congress' tax-writing panels say
Guatemalan syphilis victims lose hope in legal battle against US
Teachers experience rewards, challenges in their first year
McMinnville tornado: Weather Service confirms Oregon tornado
Massachusetts Senate race: Can Republican Gomez win over more women voters?
With tax evasion on G8 agenda, Cameron eyes Britain's own havens
Father's Day freebies: Treat Dad to lasagna, froyo, and more!
How Syria's conflict became more complicated as US debated arms for rebels
The Monitor's View
Father's Day: a role for everyone
GM offers $5,000 discount on Chevy Volt to boost sales
India to end state-run telegram service. Stop.
US military aid to Syria rebels: Why Obama is starting with the minimum
Unusual new planet casts doubt on how planets form
Stir It Up!
Grilled blackberry-jalapeno ribs
'The Bling Ring' needs to examine the cost of its characters' criminal exploits more deeply
Father's Day: 7 recipes to make for Dad
'20 Feet From Stardom' is a fascinating look at backup singers
Latin America Monitor
Mexico in the middle? Slowly, more people leave the lower class.
Yemen struggles to keep the lights on amid frequent power line sabotage
Five gifts to 'green' your dad on Father's Day
Nickelodeon TV channel is asked by senators to stop airing sugary food ads
Tax reform hits a political wall
Horrors, darling! A mansion shortage.
Another US-UK 'special relationship' - between intelligence services
Minnesota Nazi: Commander of SS unit lives in US after World War II (+video)
Sarah Palin is back on Fox! Why is she reappearing now? (+video)
Westminster explosion linked to natural gas (+video)
Chapter & Verse
Got a great love story? Quirk Books is looking for you
Chapter & Verse
Maurice Sendak exhibit features 'Wild Things' art and the author's script notes
Mystery solved: how diving mammals survive underwater
Chapter & Verse
Superman: Why we've loved him through the years
Edward Snowden: Whistle-blowing protections most likely won't help
Father's Day: Why a 'superhero' father wants to join the Mothers Association
You Are One of Them
787 Dreamliner: stretch version set to be announced
Empty nest: Diverse paths find an American family all in China, then gone
Reader recommendation: John Keats
South Florida sports bar deck collapse injures 24
Dodge Dart recall: Cold weather can stall engine
'300: Rise of an Empire' trailer shows a new Greek-Persian battle
Garth Brooks and Toby Keith plan Okla. relief concert
Iran's supreme leader pushes Iranians to vote in defiance of US (+video)
Could French flicks derail a US-EU free trade pact?
Could today's Iran election be a 1975 turning point?
Terrorism & Security
Russia warns of Syria chemical weapons fabrication as US ups involvement
Nine states charging hard against abortion
Powerful and unaccountable: NSA – and Wall Street
Debunking the electric car range anxiety myth
David Eads runs FreeGeek Chicago, 'an Apple Store for the rest of us'
Why boycotting Iran’s presidential election is an act of integrity
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