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Monitor Articles for December 13, 2011
Keystone pipeline, now a political football, won't determine oil sands endgame
MF Global bankruptcy: Exec says Corzine knew about missing money
Federal board wants cellphone ban for drivers. What happens next?
Geminid meteor shower: why spectacular light show puzzles scientists
As Syria death toll soars, so does US frustration with Russia
Reduced weeks of unemployment insurance is an awful idea
Steeler James Harrison suspended: Is he a throwback or a relic?
Ban cellphones while driving? Mobile firms react.
Hot toys through the ages (VIDEO)
Why did Jerry Sandusky waive his right to hearing on sex abuse charges?
Sarah Palin speaks, but are Americans heeding her anymore?
National ban on cellphone use while driving, recommends NTSB
Mitt Romney: why the primary calendar is against him, too
Stocks fall late, erasing midday gains
Why 'temporary' tax cuts never die: Payroll tax and 3 other examples
Carrier IQ disputes FBI connection
Are Mitt and Newt channeling their inner progressives?
Higgs boson: What scientists are saying about the 'God particle'
Minimum wage: San Francisco tops $10 an hour
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New wrappings for Christmas giving
Humongous plane to serve as flying launch pad for space tourists
Donald Trump withdraws as debate moderator. Did he just fire himself?
Why do objects have mass? The elusive Higgs boson could hold the key.
Liege attack: Gunman in Belgium targeted crowds with grenades, firearms
Meditating behind bars: How yoga in prisons could cut overcrowding
UN chief visits a safer Somali capital
Geek wisdom goes mainstream
Cell phone ban for all drivers nationwide, suggests NTSB
The connection makes all the difference
And This Will Be a Sign
Will airborne launch pads replace the Space Shuttle program?
Why Congo's elections matter so much to neighbors
Strait of Hormuz threat rattles oil markets. Time to sell?
10 top book headlines of 2011
Joe Lieberman contradicts Sarah Palin: Where's evidence of insider trading? (VIDEO)
Religious freedom no match for Washington gridlock?
Has the 'Occupy' movement jumped the shark?
Why is the Higgs boson so important?
My teacher, the billionaire? Russians see a teachable moment.
New Ron Paul attack ad: Will it slow Newt Gingrich's momentum?
Burqa ban: Canada prohibits Muslim veil in citizenship ceremonies (VIDEO)
Stocks creep higher after steep losses
Homeless children at record high in US. Can the trend be reversed?
US troops scramble to hand off last-minute security 'details' to Iraqis
Is Canada becoming a climate change renegade?
Confusion reigns over medical marijuana as states and Feds clash
Why Venezuela is key to quashing the FARC
Palestinians 'an invented' people? Lieberman rejects Gingrich view (video)
Did walking evolve underwater? 'Walking fish' suggests that it did.
Higgs boson: Physicists close in on the 'God particle'
Retail sales show slight increase in November
One village at a time in Haiti
The skinny on the 'naked' phenomenon in China
Grenade attack in Belgium leaves four dead, scores wounded
Jerry Robinson, cartonist and Batman collaborator: an appreciation
A message to Occupy from the 99%: Real change requires more than demands
Kindle Fire: good reviews, but some complaints
Officials say US drone crashes on Seychelles
The Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight. Don't miss it!
6 stories that made Christmas what it is today
Cranberry chipotle appetizer meatballs
Jerry Sandusky waives preliminary hearing on child sex abuse charges
We have to change our views on growth and economic recovery
3 great photo books
Higgs boson 'God particle' close to capture, scientists say
Mitt Romney vs. Newt Gingrich: Why delegate count will be close through April
Mali arrests kidnap suspects, Al Qaeda releases pictures of victims
Buying influence that should never be sold
Penn State scandal: What's Jerry Sandusky's trial strategy?
Iran's keeping the US drone. But can they figure it out? (VIDEO)
Gingrich's tax plan: Big cuts, big deficits