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Monitor Articles for January 3, 2012
Iowa caucus results: Mitt Romney wins by a whisker over Rick Santorum
Nokia Lumia 900: AT&T's 'Ace' in the hole?
At $99, Steve Jobs action figure is priced like an Apple product
On the Economy
'Job creating' particle accelerators?
Ron Paul: Can Kelly Clarkson and Chuck Norris help Paul win in Iowa?
Iowa caucus results: For Romney, what constitutes a win?
Federal Reserve unveils plan to be a little less secretive
The Reformed Broker
For the economy, a new year with old problems
Why Iran's currency dropped to worst low in two decades
New hybrid sharks discovered: Signs of global warming?
Pentagon to abandon two-war strategy, but at what cost to US security?
Does Ron Paul want to be president, or a prophet?
2011 Reflections: Europe's ideals thrown into tumult
Unusual Russian quasicrystal rock has ancient extraterrestrial history
BP parries with Halliburton over recovery costs for Gulf oil spill
Stock market's Happy New Year: Dow up 179
At the dawn of 2012: future imperfect
Oil prices: What happens if Iran shuts down the Strait of Hormuz?
Thirty ideas from people under 30: The Artisans
Six steps to choosing the best refrigerator
The Entrepreneurial Mind
In business, more money is not always a good thing
Teaching on the run
So, just where is this omnibus taking us?
Iowa caucuses: Can 'relentlessly positive' Gingrich rebound with negativity?
The Monitor's View
The Syrian protesters' cry for help
Starbucks price hike: 10 cents more for 'tall' in New York – but not L.A.
Iowa caucus: Why Mitt Romney can't lose
Hungarians cry foul as new Constitution comes into effect (VIDEO)
10 memories from the book that inspired 'Downton Abbey'
Chapter & Verse
Walter Dean Myers chosen as new YA literature ambassador
Youssou N'Dour - the singer - takes on Senegal's long-serving president
Rick Santorum tears up ahead of Iowa caucuses. Why that's not a problem.
Predicted 2012 Democratic ticket: Obama-Clinton
Honda hybrid lawsuit: Are new mileage labels misleading?
Will Apple block the new Steve Jobs action figure?
Five reasons the world won't end in 2012
Global News Blog
Peace progress? Qatar gives Taliban an office address
Minimum wage worker once made $31/hour. Now grateful for $7.64.
Nigeria dispatches troops to north to stop Boko Haram attacks
Palestinians open new peace talks with a threat
After Iran threatens US carrier, bluff will probably be called
Too white? Iowa is 91% white, but does that mean it shouldn't vote first?
November construction spending shows weak expansion
'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' sequel is still on track, says Sony
No Enemies, No Hatred
12 simple ways to go green in 2012
L.A. arsons: Coordination among agencies, with public credited in arrest (VIDEO)
Ancient City of Angkor may have been ruined by drought
Quadrantid Meteor Shower peaks Weds, one of 2012's best
US envoy visits China to talk about North Korea after Kim Jong-il
Stir It Up!
Food makeover: How to set up your 'real food' kitchen
Mission Impossible leads box office at end of weak year
Workers dropping out of the work force for school: Bad sign for the economy
When character counts in choosing a president
Álvaro Cogollo uses popular music to entice Colombians to love nature
Murder at Queen Elizabeth's country estate in England?
Latin America Monitor
Brazil's bright economy clouded by low productivity
Global News Blog
Good Reads: Predicting the end of history and the fall of China
Clear the clutter: a New Year's resolution
As sanctions bite, Iran threatens US aircraft carrier (Video)
German arrested in L.A. arsons declares, 'I hate America' (Video)
Staying positive may have cost Newt Gingrich Iowa. Will he change strategy?
Terrorism & Security
Syria pipeline explodes as Arab League mission limps on