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Monitor Articles for December 1, 2011
Jetman joins two fighter jets in flight over Swiss Alps
Mindy McCready refuses to return child against judge's orders
X-37B mystery plane: nine-month flight extended
Santa Ana winds: Pasadena on emergency footing as powerful winds whip Southern California (VIDEO)
Clinton urges Burma (Myanmar) to deepen reforms, announces modest US moves
Why has inequality gone up so much?
Herman Cain admits payments to Ginger White, edges toward quitting
Can the GOP be tough on the rich? How about no food stamps?
Top Picks: Holiday cards with a unique story, how one man becomes Santa, and more
Global warming: winners and losers in the Arctic's 'new normal'
Markets soar, but has anything changed?
Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney: How different are they on the economy?
Stocks end lower after Wednesday's huge gains
Would EPA air-pollution rules lead to massive blackouts? Feds weigh in.
Al Qaeda claims kidnapping of American Warren Weinstein
What kind of society do Republicans want? It looks like social Darwinism.
Candy cane brittle
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The smokescreen of reclassifying pot for health
Syria now in a civil war with 4,000 dead: United Nations
Second foreign auto worker hassled: Will Alabama immigration law cost state?
With Newt Gingrich, how long can Mitt Romney afford to play nice?
Why GOP candidates keep debating illegal immigration, despite pitfalls
Why you should love your city more than your country
As EU tightens the screws, Iran looks toward China (VIDEO)
McDonald's skirts Happy Meal law by charging 10 cents for toys
Payroll tax cut: why Republicans might back Obama's plan (VIDEO)
How do key countries rank on corruption?
Biden brings down curtain on US Iraq operations (VIDEO)
Carrier IQ: Improving cellphones or stealing your data?
Action Comics 1, Superman debut, sells for $2.16 million in auction
Why the IRS will be flooded with estate tax returns this year
Kenya stirs up region with arrest warrant for Sudan's Bashir
Clinton visit to Burma (Myanmar): Will an economic opening follow? (VIDEO)
New Ron Paul ad: Newt Gingrich guilty of 'serial hypocrisy' (VIDEO)
US labor board under fire in latest union-Republican clash
Mugabe grilled in South African chicken ad
Rod Blagojevich should get 15 to 20 years: Prosecutors
'Fahrenheit 451' goes digital. Is Ray Bradbury mellowing?
Is Herman Cain running a zombie candidacy? (VIDEO)
Congo election violence: Time to address root causes of conflict
Russia elections won't pave the way for a Putin dictatorship
Construction spending increases in October
Buffett buys a newspaper. Time to invest in news?
Upshot of Egypt elections: Islamists are here to stay
Muslim Brotherhood surges out of the gate in Egypt's elections
Ahead of Russian elections, quashed Ossetia vote embarrasses Moscow
Newt Gingrich trails in organizing in early-voting Iowa
How corrupt is India? It's getting worse, index says
Illegal immigration: Are Obama deportations truly aimed at 'criminals'?
The US fiscal situation can be solved
What kind of leaders do we need?
Why Mitt Romney is losing the TV campaign ad war, again
Apollo 13: James Lovell's checklist sells for $388,375
Hillary Clinton barefoot in (Burma) Myanmar
PepsiCo’s i-crop system could save farmers precious water
Iran releases protesters detained in British embassy attack
Kanye West edges out Adele, Bruno Mars for most Grammy nominations (video)
SOPA Internet bill: Newspapers and op-ed writers pile on
Islamists in Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood's long wait for power is over
A prayer for our time
Good Reads: On World AIDS Day, global relief funding stalls
The limits of duct tape
How to prepare for unemployment
And So It Goes
Reader recommendation: The Mao Case
Are arsenic levels in apple juice too high?