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Monitor Articles for December 9, 2011
South Korea's enviable unemployment problem
Inside terror: Canadian charged in murder of 5 US soldiers in Iraq
Chris Paul trade rejected: Was it really to save NBA parity?
Lunar eclipse: Why will this one be so big and red?
Payroll tax cut boosts chances for further tax reform
Stephen Colbert almost bought naming rights to South Carolina GOP primary
Stocks rise as Europe nears budget agreement
How GOP made its unemployment benefits plan palatable for conservatives
The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Dec. 4-9, 2011
How valuable is downed US drone to Iran?
Libya's missing missiles: a threat to US airline passengers
Video deepens mystery around ex-FBI agent Bob Levinson, a hostage in Iran
Virginia Tech shooting: how university helped avoid another massacre
The Monitor's View
Lessons from Detroit Three's surprise comeback
Payroll tax holiday will help small businesses, too
New wild card in Congress's fight over payroll tax: an oil pipeline
Hollywood shootout: Police kill gunman in Los Angeles
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: movie review
'Iron Man 3' is best script he's read in five years, says Robert Downey Jr.
Bid for peace accord with China backfires on Taiwan's president
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Americans are poorer than they think
Tyler Clementi case: Roommate rejects plea deal, parents launch foundation
$203,150 purse: Hermes bag sells for what?!
Europe lays out bold plan to save euro: Can it avert global recession?
Africa Rising: Carbon credits save Sierra Leone's Gola Rainforest
South Korea a center for Gaelic games
Lunar eclipse will turn moon a fire red
Europe's new fiscal union: how big a step out of crisis?
Writer Beware: the watchdog of the publishing world
Dickens' London comes to life in a new app
5 best books about John Lennon
Virginia Tech shooter shot himself
Donald Trump to moderate GOP debate. But what if nobody shows up?
Occupy Boston deadline passes without eviction
If someone calls you a rat, take it as a compliment
Give the holiday gift with the most staying power
Euro deal boosts US stocks – for now
Food stamp participation continues to rise
Fish night: Seared halibut aiolli garni
Newt Gingrich: Talking 'crazy' or 'crazy like a fox'?
Nobel Peace Prize 2011: Groundbreaking recognition that women get the job done
Kids' tablet computers? Just accessorize your iPad.
Charlize Theron in 'Young Adult': movie review
Ford dividend: It's back. But will it help?
Missing ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson in hostage video: 'Help me' (Video)
America's one sure thing: the dollar
Virginia Tech: Gunman in police killing wasn't student (Video)
Downed US drone: How Iran caught the 'beast'
In Brazil's Amazon, teens go to 'Satellite High'
Despite rise of Mexican cartels, Colombian traffickers still strong in Central America
Romney camp shifts into attack mode as Gingrich threatens (Video)
Chinese cheese, who knew?
Why deforesters could soon have freer rein in the Amazon
Germany's Merkel: Will she save the euro or seal its demise?
Israel-Gaza violence: Testing the Arab world's appetite for fresh conflict?
Air strikes against Iran nuclear program? Israel reconsiders.
Cities adapt to wacky weather
Eurozone crisis: Who wants what
The Food52 Cookbook
Reader recommendation: The Paper Bag Christmas
Twitter introduces new look, and new HQ
Jawbone offers 'no questions asked' refund on Up wristbands