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Monitor Articles for December 17, 2010
Amelia Earhart mystery solved? South Pacific bones may have answers.
Neb. college tuition rates will remain low for illegal immigrants
$11 million Christmas tree may break Guinness World Record
Asian carp: Midwest states welcome new US efforts -- but still want more
DREAM act poised for Senate vote Saturday
Iran's nuclear program: Is regime change the way to stop it?
Top 10 senators seeking earmarks
Bradley Manning in 'isolation'? US defends treatment of WikiLeaks suspect
Julian Assange in the crosshairs: Is he being unfairly vilified?
Collapse of the omnibus spending bill: rise of the 'tea party Congress'?
Johnny Depp and the new tax law
In Israel, a rabbi who argues that anti-Arab measures are un-Jewish
Facebook raked in $2 billion in 2010: report
Madoff victims to receive $7.2 billion from Jeffry Picower estate
WikiLeaks cable accusing India of Kashmir abuses may rattle tense region
Gold ATM: Why settle for cash? Withdraw gold.
Deficit reduction: Why it may not be dead despite the costly tax cut deal
Obamacare's mandate to buy insurance: Is it an eat-your-broccoli sort of thing?
With big spending bill's demise, is 'earmark' new dirty word on Hill?
Holiday gift ideas for your favorite foodie
Cynicism drives young Kurds away from government outreach, toward rebellion
Tiger Woods soap opera tops AP sports story list. Does he deserve it?
Tools that gardeners would love to receive as gifts
Should Wall Street get bonuses? No, say most Americans.
In hills outside Paris, tapping vast oil reserve presents risk but promises profit
Mexico touts progress in drug war, but death toll rises to 30,197
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Obama's small step to slow the flow of assault weapons to Mexico
Nexus S review roundup
New 'bipartisan' tax deal: Reaganomics redux
Don't believe everything you hear about Iraq. There's progress.
Deadly Chile prison fire puts heat on Latin America's crowded jails
When the solution to pollution IS dilution: Cigarette smoke and urban crowding
South Africa ups border security amid Christmas travel
WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange: Is the US pursuing him in secret?
Free shipping day is a good deal. Is it great?
Bill Clinton's teenage years, told in soprano
Kate Middleton 'will be burdened' by comparisons to Diana, say royal watchers
North Korea threats unlikely to dissuade South from planned military drill
"How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming" made Mike Brown a lot of enemies
For small business, 2010 is ending with a whimper
Federal pay freeze? Here's the flip side.
5 unusual gift ideas for booklovers
Why the Taliban gave me a Christmas tree
99ers and the continual decline
US official: Sudan's Abyei region unlikely to hold self-determination vote
Top picks: PBS's 'The Calling,' Leonard Bernstein 60-CD set, Keith Urban's 'Get Closer,' and more
House passes bipartisan tax cut deal, first of Obama administration
Australia signals harder line on asylum seekers following Christmas Island tragedy
Owen Wilson, Reese Witherspoon star in 'How Do You Know': movie review
Jeff Bridges stars in 'Tron: Legacy': movie review
Grace Mugabe sues paper over WikiLeaks diamonds story
Japan's new defense policy reflects growing concern about China
Yao Ming fans, China, and the NBA despair over hero's injury
TARP bailout cost to taxpayers expected to be lower, according to Geithner
North Korea threatens retaliation for South Korean military drill
BMW logo branded on eyelids: How did they do that? [video]
Making It All Work – getting perspective at 50,000 feet: purpose and principles
Roasted chili cumin chicken with pickled red onions
BlackBerry maker RIM sees profit surge
Voltaire: A Life
Reader recommendation: Cutting for Stone
LAPD releases Grim Sleeper photos showing possible victims
Out with the old, in with the new: Figure out your biggest mistake