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Monitor Articles for January 19, 2012
Republican debate brings out aggression in candidates
Keystone XL oil pipeline ensnared in political gamesmanship
The Circle Bastiat
How regulators caused the bank meltdown
Forecast: Seattle weather could stay eventful in next three months
South Carolina debate: Gingrich and Romney face each other - and their baggage
Marianne Gingrich interview: Is it ethical for ABC to air it now?
Top Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke dies from injuries after accident
The Reformed Broker
Jobless claims lowest since 2008
Will Ron Paul pick up many of Rick Perry's voters?
Stocks continue their steady climb
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lashes out at SOPA, PIPA
NASA still not hiding aliens: Triangular 'UFO' debunked (+video)
Obama at Disney World: foreign tourists could create 1 million jobs
Ex-wife said she could destroy Newt Gingrich campaign. Will she? (+video)
American Idol ratings slip in Season 11 premiere. So what?
GM reclaims title as world's No. 1 automaker
Is Mitt Romney really a job creator? What his Bain Capital record shows.
Feds shut down file-sharing website Megaupload
Oops! Turns out Rick Santorum beat Mitt Romney in Iowa. Does it matter?
PIPA and SOPA: What you need to know
A federal umbrella for state rainy days?
Porters are unheralded heroes of Africa's Mt. Kilimanjaro
Pentagon report: Sexual assault in the military up dramatically
Apple digital textbooks: Can Apple reinvent another industry?
Africa's single currency, the CFA Franc, in a Post-euro Future
Attack on foreign tourists widens rift between Ethiopia, Eritrea
Costa Concordia captain: symbol of the era?
The verdict on Rick Perry: He just wasn't ready, analysts say
Burger King delivery: Have it your way. At home.
The Monitor's View
Eight reasons to hit 'mute' during TV ads by super PACs
Why Russia is willing to sell arms to Syria
Custom-mutated bacteria converts seaweed to fuel
5 reasons US must avoid war with Iran
Apple's new iBooks 2 fulfills one of Steve Jobs' last dreams (+video)
Eastman Kodak employees, retirees, stockholders brace for pain
Stir It Up!
Curried fig butter biscuits
Sue Monk Kidd's 10 favorite books
'Amazing Spider-Man' star Andrew Garfield, producer give new details on the film
Canada hopeful US will approve Keystone pipeline
Chapter & Verse
Apple announces iBooks2, a new textbook program for iPad
Jobless claims lowest in three years
Why is Stephen Colbert's former super PAC attacking him?
Unlocking the mystery of Romney's 15 percent tax rate. Yes, it's legal.
Peyton Manning is retiring, according to Rob Lowe tweet
In Ohio, a fresh approach to help struggling homeowners
How Obama can slash defense budget: Cut unnecessary nuclear weapons programs
William Shatner 'dies' again. Bye-bye Priceline Negotiator.
SOPA and PIPA protest power: why Marco Rubio backed off piracy bill
Finally, some good news for the housing market
Israel says ... Iran isn't building a nuclear weapon
Why is Rick Perry backing Newt Gingrich now?
National Mentoring Month: 10 life-changing stories from celebrities
Rare turtle back in the wild with fancy new satellite tracking device
Global News Blog
Climbing higher at German wind farm
Heaven Cracks, Earth Shakes
Reader recommendation: To Be Sung Underwater
Early Twitter reaction to Rick Santorum win in Iowa
Will Mitt Romney get the military vote in South Carolina?
Can Costa Concordia's captain get a fair trial in Italy?
Europe's debt crisis: 5 ways it's been put to good use
Rick Perry exit gives Newt Gingrich momentum as the anti-Mitt
After Costa Concordia disaster: 8 safety tips for cruise ship passengers
Latin America Monitor
Guatemala's military to tackle internal threats
Global News Blog
Chávez appointment - a slap to Colombia?
Hitler lair to become tourist spot in Poland
Rick Perry abandoning bid, backing Gingrich
Nokia Lumia 710 review roundup
Chapter & Verse
'Alcatraz' author Michael Esslinger: Why a prison fascinates us
Medicare fraud: Florida hands down prison sentence
Costa Concordia: Did the captain break any law in abandoning ship?
Jude Law gets about $200,000 in phone hacking settlement from Murdoch
The Simple Dollar
Here's exactly how much you'll save doing laundry in cold water
Mysterious invisible galaxy may be composed of dark matter
Eastman Kodak files for bankruptcy
Costa Concordia owner offers refunds, but gets low marks for response
If Rick Santorum won Iowa, why is GOP calling it a 'split decision'?
Syria's quagmire points to eventual foreign intervention
Dealing with colds and flu
American Idol: Can Steven and J-Lo avoid Sophomore Slump?
Terrorism & Security
Despite rhetoric, Iran and US appear to be trying to restart Iran nuclear talks
Five major SOPA supporters
The prophecies of Ron Paul
Despite his words, Romney's policies are terrible for the poor
Europeans fear Iran oil embargo will wreck economy