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Monitor Articles for January 4, 2011
Prehistoric ninja bird evolved nunchuck-like wings
For Los Angeles, fewest homicides since 1967. Why the drop?
USS Enterprise: Do lewd videos point to deeper problem for military?
Obama signs historic food safety law: Will it make dinner safer?
Emergency fund: Paranoid or practical?
Five ways Republicans will change the House
Prop. 8 gay marriage case takes detour to California Supreme Court
China’s consumers simultaneously save and destroy the world?
Are you smarter than an NFL quarterback? Take the quiz
Roger Ebert show names Vishnevetsky as co-host
Home loans: Nobody's buying in Massachusetts
Detroit's Big 3 all turn profits in 2010, pulling out of long skid
On Obama's agenda: maintain momentum and parry GOP jabs at 'ObamaCare'
Obama's shave ice order: A sign of bipartisanship?
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Coptic church bombing in Egypt: Mubarak must prosecute
Minivans a good family-car buy?
When selling your business, sweat the details
Paul McCartney urges India to declare vegetarian day
China lends a hand as Spain climbs from economic doldrums
Sudan's Bashir softens tone in rare visit to semiautonomous South
HTC EVO Shift 4G ready for the limelight
10-year-old becomes youngest to discover supernova
In Syria, a kernel of democracy
Interest rates: Fed sticks with $600 billion plan to lower interest rates
How much do immigrants cost?
For town made famous by 'Erin Brockovich,' a toxic sequel?
Oil prices rise. We adapt. (So don't panic.)
US deal with Afghan tribe promises to reduce Taliban strikes
Could you pass a US citizenship test?
Green Bay Packers, still in Super Bowl hunt, meet Eagles again Sunday
Is there room for political compromise in an era of permanent campaigning?
House GOP health-care repeal: What will that bill do, exactly?
Argentina bank heist echoes Woody Allen films and Sherlock Holmes tales
Blackbird mystery deepens: more birds fall from sky in Louisiana
Coptic church officials on alert around the world
Set up a truly useful calendar
Why Iran left the US off invite list for tour of nuclear sites
Some optimism about Sudan referendum after months of doubts
To improve schools, stop treating them like businesses
What to read? 3 intriguing memoirs for early 2011
OPINION: Congo conflict minerals legislation needs to go further
iPad, Kindle: not necessarily an either/or proposition
Will Obama repeat the Republicans' Big Lie?
Assassination of Pakistani governor Salman Taseer rocks Islamabad
How much do you know about marijuana? Take the quiz
Will the 112th Congress work hard -- or hardly work?
Real winner of this year's 'Olympics of Debating'? Host nation, Botswana.
Broiled salmon bruschetta
Solar Eclipse amazes Europeans
Be a bull. Here's why.
Panda cow with rare markings born on farm in northern Colo.
Oil prices rise. We adapt. So don't panic.
As another diplomatic attempt in Ivory Coast fails, African forces weigh military action
Republicans would rather default than raise taxes? Seriously?!
What is Pakistan's MQM?
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