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Monitor Articles for January 2, 2012
Tablet computers: Sony Tablet S now $100 cheaper
How fracking might have led to an Ohio earthquake
Iran currency plummets: A sign US sanctions are taking hold?
What Iowa caucuses mean for Democrats
Mount Rainier evacuation complete as suspect's body found in snow (video)
10 best books of January, according to Amazon's editors
Chapter & Verse
George R. R. Martin releases online excerpt from 'The Winds of Winter'
The Iraq war death toll? At least 162,000 and counting
Rick Santorum's endorsement regret: Why he backed Romney in '08
Why US won't be center stage in new Israeli-Palestinian talks
Minimum wage milestone: Why Washington State surpassed $9 an hour
Middle East in 2012? Egypt and Iran and Syria and... oh, my.
Quadrantid meteor shower won't have to compete with moonlight
Newt Gingrich is down in Iowa, but with voters so unsettled he's not out
Rebels seize two military checkpoints in Syria
Quadrantid meteors and 11 other big skywatching events of 2012
The New Economy
Forecast for 2012: recession, but not a Great Recession
Mount Rainier National Park closed; manhunt on for gunman who killed ranger
Four Molotov cocktail attacks on NYC sites, including a mosque
Visitors evacuated from Mount Rainier, hunt for gunman continues
Utah family rescued from icy river by bystanders
Minimum wage tops $10 an hour in San Francisco
Stock market in India to open to foreigners
LA arson fires: 'Person of interest' in custody
Iowa caucus and beyond: What's the role of government?
Terrorism & Security
Iran test-fires new missile as Strait of Hormuz posturing continues
Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg: 'Republican Party is in trouble'