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Monitor Articles for December 28, 2012
Obama, Congress struggle toward fiscal cliff deal
FCC paves the way for better in-flight broadband
Gang-rape victim dies, India transfixed
Could going over the fiscal cliff be a good thing?
Stocks fall again with 'fiscal cliff' closing in
Gay marriage at Supreme Court: Will military couples get more benefits?
The Circle Bastiat
Sweden's war on cash faces opposition
Latin America Monitor
Venezuela: South America's most dangerous country
The Monitor's View:
India gang rape: why women are needed as justice officials
Port strike averted in eastern US, for now. Is labor starting to claw back?
Hybrid and electric car sales jump 73 percent in 2012
New Constitution divides Egypt as economy falters
'Fiscal cliff' meeting at White House: Will it be 'Lincoln' moment for Obama?
In fighting gangs, US should look to El Salvador
Drone use surges in Yemen, the frontline against Al Qaeda
The Simple Dollar
Tight travel budget? Adhere to the 'peak-end' rule.
Putin shows Russian insecurity in signing ban on US adoption of orphans
General Norman Schwarzkopf, Desert Storm commander, dies at age 78
Wind energy: Boom sputters as industry tax credit is set to expire
Stir It Up!
Butternut squash gnocchi with sausage and sage
'Les Misérables': Why musical-haters will like it
Pakistan Taliban chief says TTP will negotiate, but not disarm
Will Republicans avert the fiscal cliff? Don't bet on it.
Russia urges Damascus to talk with Syrian opposition
Terrorism & Security
US embassy evacuated as rebels surge in Central African Republic
Global News Blog
Putin signs antiadoption law, throwing pending adoptions into confusion (+video)
Immigration reform: Is 'amnesty' a possibility now?
Top energy stories of 2012. What's your pick?
The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm
A path to a fresh start
China clamps down on Internet restrictions
LNG exports still iffy, even if they win approval
The Circle Bastiat
Wait! Government did cause the housing bubble.
British team abandons drilling in Antarctic lake