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Monitor Articles for December 28, 2011
10 most-visited websites of 2011
Sears closings: After store closures, little hope for a rebound
Inside the Iowa caucus poll numbers: Good news for Romney, bad for Gingrich
Virginia: If it's wrong to exclude Gingrich and Perry, can they get on ballot?
Santorum surge: Underdog candidates push for surprise Iowa caucus 'win'
After deaths in Detroit, Backpage.com advertising comes under scrutiny
Campaign ads go negative in Iowa as Romney, Gingrich, Ron Paul mix it up (VIDEO)
Gary Johnson sets third-party pot bubbling as he quits GOP race
Obama would trounce Romney, Perry among Latino voters, survey finds
The Monitor's View
Women on the front lines of faith vs. state
Sexual assault reports rise at military academies. How is Pentagon responding?
Snakes on a plane (almost) in Argentina
Truly free elections in Russia could solve Putin's problem with protesters
Iran's threats over Strait of Hormuz? Understandable, but not easy
In Russia, a new badge of honor for Putin critics: a jail term
Corruption in India: I was approached for a bribe
Is France's Armenian Genocide law merely a domestic ploy for votes?
Boom goes the churro: Chilean court upholds damages for exploding sweets
'Most admired' list: Gingrich up, Palin down; Obama, Clinton still No. 1
An accelerating covert war with Iran: Could it spiral into military action?
Are you up on Latin American news? Try our quiz.
America's big mistake on indefinite detention of terror suspects
For 2012, 12 trivia questions about all things 'twelve'
China wins $700 million Afghan oil and gas deal. Why didn't the US bid?
After Kim Jong-il funeral: collapse or continuity for North Korea?
Who's who in Iraq after the US exit?
Why did Hugo Chavez spam Venezuelans on Christmas?
Five innovations working to empower women
See no evil? Activists doubt credibility of Arab League mission to Syria.
Great leap forward for China's military? China gets GPS.
Just how isolated is North Korea? 6 facts to consider
In budget battle, voters are the 'adults in the room'
Breaking out of 'boxed in' thinking
The Apple Lovers Cookbook
Comfort food with an English accent: Lancashire Hotpot