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Monitor Articles for November 14, 2012
It's official, Xi is China's new leader
Tragic killing of Honduran teen leaves US asking questions
Security Council responds to Israeli strikes on Gaza (+video)
GOP gives a top House spot to a woman (+video)
New leadership in China, but same old decision-making problems
Border Patrol faces increased scrutiny following use of lethal force
US cybersecurity report points accusing finger at China
Obama vigorously defends UN envoy Rice, calling criticisms 'outrageous'
Israeli assassination in Gaza risks wider conflict
The Simple Dollar
Shop and save on tax-free holidays
Irish abortion debate inflamed by pregnant woman's death
Stocks slide as impasse over budget deficit looms
Stephen Colbert shuts super PAC. Where did the money go?
Immigration reform: Obama predicts action, calls to 'seize the moment'
Is Hamas responsible for Gaza rocket fire? Not exactly.
Should Nancy Pelosi rightfully be speaker of the House?
Political gridlock over 'fiscal cliff'? Not if CEOs can help it.
Tim Tebow and TiVo: Jets QB gets a new endorsement
Why Pakistan's release of Taliban might help peace
The Monitor's View
A model leader for Syria?
Natural gas: Why are export terminal permits necessary?
Where are China's women leaders?
Why Nancy Pelosi wants to stay on as House minority leader
State laws legalizing marijuana put Obama in a bind: What are his options?
For Israel, costs and benefits of striking Gaza
Reader recommendation: The Lieutenant
Anti-austerity strikes rack Europe, but will they foment change?
Chapter & Verse
Oxford American Dictionary's word of the year: 'GIF'
Obama's grand bargain: economy first, deficit second
Chapter & Verse
World Book Night returns to the US
Keira Knightley: What's next after 'Anna Karenina'?
Space cooperation with Australia the latest sign of US pivot toward Asia
Petraeus to testify: What Congress wants to know about Benghazi attack
Mortgage rates down from last week
'Oz: The Great and Powerful' trailer gives insight into Disney's world of Oz
State petitions to secede from US: Are they just helping liberals?
'Fiscal cliff' meets debt ceiling: Should Washington tackle both now?
Google TV voice control: Now, yelling at your TV actually works
Different China, same risky political system
Latin America Monitor
McAfee flees from Belize authorities - should he fear the police?
Angus King of Maine helps Senate tilt toward Democrats
Google Nexus 4 sells out within an hour in US, UK
Putin's invite to Obama: a formality or a good omen?
Walmart Goodies: retail giant goes gourmet
Israeli airstrike in Gaza: Hamas confirms its top commander killed
Pakistan frees Taliban prisoners to jumpstart peace process?
Anti-austerity strikes spread across Europe, lead to arrests, canceled flights
Obama's post-election Syria policy is unlikely to change, but it should
Fiscal cliffs, loopholes and entitlements: The truth behind politicians' favorite buzzwords
Confronting bullying, one drumbeat at a time
Terrorism & Security
Spate of deadly bombings rock Iraq before Shiite holy month
How water could bring Israelis, Palestinians together
Israel pushes back on Palestinian bid for new UN status
Toyota recall: 670,000 Priuses in US are part of global recall
Who is Jill Kelley? (+video)
Who are China's next leaders?
Home Depot gains hint at housing market recovery
The Simple Dollar
Avoid the lure of the checkout aisle purchase
Stir It Up!
Pumpkin bread pudding with cream cheese icing
$53 million scam. Reagan's hometown robbed. Guilty plea?
An America self-sufficient in oil? Don't bet on it.