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Monitor Articles for December 21, 2009
As deadline approaches, Obama speeds up Guantánamo Bay closure
US stocks rise on winter solstice. More good days ahead?
Home mortgage foreclosures rise in third quarter
Can Christmas shopping sales recover from snowstorm?
Michigan asks US Supreme Court to act in Asian carp flap
World's most handsome man? Bruno!
Coakley: ‘Yes’ to health reform bill, even with abortion limits
Tarmac delays: how the airlines rank as US cracks down
Iran opposition energized by Montazeri funeral in Qom, say eyewitnesses
Winter solstice 2009: What it's all about
Three big differences between House and Senate healthcare bills
Video games can be energy hogs. Three tips to cut your power bill.
Best of 2009 poetry: "The Looking House" by soldier-poet Fred Marchant
Ford: WiFi on wheels coming with SYNC system upgrade
David Tepper and Co.: Which traders profited most from the downturn?
Germany: To protect tradition, no shopping on Advent Sundays
Lockerbie bombing families find 21-year anniversary a tough one
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood: widening split between young and old
Federal government closed today but Redskins game must go on
Health care bill 2009: what happens next
Woodrow Wilson: A Biography
Move over NATO: Russia pushes new security treaty for Europe
UN: Guinea military junta leader Camara responsible for massacre
A word that works its way across the social spectrum
Who gets a White House Christmas card, and why
Reading Gogol in Wyoming
My George Bailey epiphany
Stones Into Schools
12/21/09 Monitor Books podcast, including year-end look at books in 2009 and an interview with Scottish historian and author Niall Ferguson
Six Picks: Recommendations from the Monitor staff
A real-life "You've Got Mail" story: No Christmas miracle for Laredo's last bookstore
Videos looking for a home
Iran: What the death of dissident cleric Montazeri means for opposition
Meet the new mobile shopper: Smarter phones, savvier spenders
Cleric Montazeri stood tall in Iranian opposition movement
Philippines Mayon volcano ready to blow, but some residents slow to go
Nigeria rebels vow more attacks after 'warning strike' on oil pipeline
Classic review: The Man Who Invented Christmas
Re-reading some, banishing others from the bookshelf
Does the Federal Reserve need an audit?
WTO tells China to share the wealth on Hollywood movies
From Cheney to Dobbs, resolutions to swear by
Terror trials will pose tough questions about Islam
Classic review: Hugging the Shore
Will Italy's sympathy for Berlusconi allow him to avoid corruption trials?
Saudi air strike kills Yemen rebels as US drawn into fight
China's Ant Tribe: millions of unemployed college grads
Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong
The e-book, the e-reader, and the future of reading
These native plants attract birds to your winter garden
More herbicide use reported on genetically modified crops