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Monitor Articles for December 27, 2012
Peter Parker death (gasp!) roils Spider-Man fans. Why they're taking it hard.
Digital reading rises, while books fade
'Fiscal cliff': Finger-pointing furiously, Congress slouches toward deadline
Russia's proposed ban on US adoptions: What would it mean for orphans?
Madoff prison letter: Beware 'dark pools' on Wall Street
‘Fiscal cliff’: Will Wall Street light a fire under Congress?
Los Angeles collects most guns ever, in post-Newtown buyback event
Gun owner map ricochet: Blogger publishes journalists' personal data
The Entrepreneurial Mind
A business plan? Start-ups need something else.
The Monitor's View
Egypt's big lesson in democracy
Next Mac Mini might be 'Made in USA'
Global News Blog
India gang rape spurs national dialogue
Gun control: Is David Gregory’s on-air stunt proof of media bias?
Benazir Bhutto's son takes up the family trade in Pakistan (+video)
The Reformed Broker
It's over, bond vigilantes
Energy independence for fossil fuels? There's no such thing.
Pakistani Taliban capture 22 soldiers after government rejects terms
EPA head Lisa Jackson will resign
Latin America Monitor
Why Latin Americans top the happiness rankings
In 2013, possibilities for stability from Somalia to South China Sea
Japan's new inflationary strategy: wrong target
Latin America Monitor
Top questions for Rio heading into 2013
Syrian conflict threatens to fracture Iraq
Chuck Hagel: why his candidacy for Defense post is losing altitude
More than a turnaround, Toyota sees record-breaking sales in 2013
Cleantech venture investing: dying – or just resting?
Beyond the 'fiscal cliff': 6 reasons to be optimistic about America's future
Netflix Christmas outage: Amazon to blame
Best value cars? Hybrids.
Oscars 2013: Will one of these movies win Best Picture?
China's new leaders to tighten Internet restrictions
Putin plans to sign law banning Americans from adopting Russians
Baby recliner recall involves 150,000 units
Terrorism & Security
UN envoy tries to revive Syria peace plan
With billion-dollar settlement Toyota tries to leave recalls behind
Empty the lint trap
George H.W. Bush hospitalized in intensive care unit
Fiscal cliff? Here are ways to cushion your fall.
Who's killing the electric car? Consumers.