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Monitor Articles for December 2, 2011
Unemployment rate may give Obama boost
Chevy Volt: Worried about fire? Sell it back.
Saving money: Little changes make a huge difference
Hurricane-force Santa Ana winds: Another sign of global warming?
So how did that happen? Unemployment rate dives to 8.6 percent.
Private sector adds 140,000 jobs
The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 27-Dec. 2, 2011
Chunk of metal crashes through Mass. warehouse. Did it come from space?
Payroll-tax cut not dead yet. Can the House save it?
Stock market caps its best week in two years
Are American Jews unfit to marry Israelis?
Historic 62 percent turnout in Egypt elections
Herman Cain announcement: Is he staying, or is he going?
Bank stocks: 2012 could be a very good year
The eurozone crisis explained in 5 simple graphs
Russian space probe failure: Should someone go to jail?
The Monitor's View
How to avoid war with Iran
Unemployment rate decline not as good as it sounds
Death by hazing? Why even tragic FAMU case won't end such rituals.
Periodic table to welcome two new elements
Strange red galaxies a 'missing link' in history of the universe?
Arthur Christmas: movie review
Under Fire: Journalists in Combat: movie review
Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, A Tale of Life: movie review
Tomboy: movie review
Children increasingly the victims of Syria crackdown, UN report finds
Algae helps explains Antarctic ice sheet formation
6 perfect gifts for the book lover in your life
Unemployment rate: How many Americans are really unemployed?
'Fast and Furious' chief investigator: not ready to call for Eric Holder resignation (VIDEO)
'The Muppets' co-writer Nick Stoller discusses the Kermit-Piggy relationship and more
Google takes aim at a new target: Amazon Prime
How status-seeking drives capitalism
Liberal vs. liberal in FDR's Supreme Court
A sharp contrast between CELAC's style and UNASUR's substance
Republican's warning to candidates: Profiling Muslims is 'far-fetched' (VIDEO)
Political sex scandals: Who survived – and who didn't
Is kidnapping older, unarmed civilians all that's left for Al Qaeda?
Penn State scandal sheds light on ethical gray areas
Why opposition is urging voters to sabotage ballots in Russia election
Why Royal Dutch Shell oil is pulling out of Syria
Braised short ribs
House committee subpoenas former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine
How to star in your own reality show: Cook more
5 great gift book ideas: something for everyone
Santa Ana winds: How the West was hit by hurricane-speed winds
Mitt Romney gets tough with Newt Gingrich
Unemployment rate falls. Job gains ease fears of new recession.
Vladimir Putin vs. the Pig in Russia's election Sunday
Congo elections: Poll results, and irregularities, trickle in
Is it time for Obama to simply ask Cuba's President Castro to free Alan Gross?
What a waste: Jonathan Bloom wants the US to reduce its food waste problem
Aung San Suu Kyi and Hillary Clinton establish strong bond (video)
Fed prints more money, but consumers won't see it
Carrier IQ: Controversial software stains AT&T, Apple, Sprint
Ex-foes Peru and Ecuador partner against a scourge of war: land mines
Unemployment falls to 8.6 percent
Clinton meets Burma (Myanmar) President Thein Sein, Aung San Suu Kyi
After NATO airstrike, Pakistan soldiers given permission to return fire
Newt Gingrich stomps Mitt Romney in Florida poll
Santa Ana winds: More high winds expected Friday (video)
Germany's Merkel takes hard line on fixes for eurozone debt crisis
Good Reads: A European bailout plan explained, and yoga lawsuits
Honda recall for faulty airbags expands. Again.
Unemployment benefits 101: four basic questions answered
Payroll tax bills defeated in Senate. Now what?
Getting off the conveyor belt of time
Nabors CEO: Stock falls. He's removed. Gets $100 million.
Leadership: Handpicking a new generation of African role models
Ten free winter activities
White Truffles in Winter
Reader recommendation: Mansfield Park
2012 Grammy nominations: Potter, Porter and Mormons - who will win?