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Monitor Articles for December 3, 2012
NASA's Voyager 1 hits a 'magnetic highway' out of the solar system
Magnitude-5.8 quake rattles Anchorage
More rain-drenched days ahead in North California (+video)
'We need help,' Cuomo says, lobbying Congress (+video)
U.N. pulls staff from Damascus, as fighting in Syria escalates (+video)
US court upholds $1 million for Latino student harassed in high school
White House rejects GOP plan: Tax rates for top 2 percent must go up (+video)
Illegal immigration, illegal question: how firm ran afoul of E-Verify
Longer school day? How five states are trying to change education.
Global News Blog
Boy or girl, Kate's royal offspring likely to reign - eventually
Shopper alert! Will labor strike at L.A. ports mean bare shelves?
Mars rover Curiosity soil analysis: why no news still isn't bad news
Obama tax plan: Which cities would it hit hardest?
The Simple Dollar
Late on a bill? Call customer service.
Stocks edge lower after weak manufacturing report
Bullets vs. rocks? Border Patrol under fire for use of deadly force.
New plastic lighting saves energy. Goodbye, fluorescent lights?
GOP 'fiscal cliff' counteroffer: What's in it?
Why Sam Adams' church is selling a bit of its history to pay for its future
Clean cookstoves in Mozambique lure big investors
Tesla Model S electric zaps the competition
Fuel subsidies get scrutiny at Doha talks
Manufacturing falls in November
11 best books of December, according to Amazon's editors
Royal baby news: How the Obamas react to Kate Middleton pregnancy
15 best books of 2012 – nonfiction
10 best books of 2012 – fiction
The Monitor's View
The holidays: extra shopping or extra kindness?
Going over the 'fiscal cliff': why more are sounding ready to take the plunge
The pope joins the twitterverse as @pontifex
Horse as bell ringer? It works for the Salvation Army.
John McAfee claims to have escaped Belize, is still on the run
Chevy Volt drivers top 100 million miles driven
Egypt's constitution hangs in balance as judges face off against Morsi (+video)
Obama administration promises Syrian use of chemical weapons a 'red line' for US, will prompt action
Trader Joe’s recall: Suspect frozen chicken affects 14 states
Kate Middleton pregnant: Where is the child in the line of succession?
Chapter & Verse
More sad news on 'Three Cups of Tea' with death of co-author David Oliver Relin
Chapter & Verse
E L James as 'Publishing Person of the Year' draws outcry from literary world
Construction spending up in October
Need help with money? Play a game.
Pressure on Obama grows for Keystone XL decision
Enrique Peña Nieto's 'economy first' strategy for Mexico would also help US
Helicopter parent: Techy dad builds drone to hover over kid (+video)
Rebel gains in Syria embolden Lebanese Sunnis
Hide cigarette display and teens buy less, says new study
Troubling uptick in violence in São Paulo's slums
Russia, China warn North Korea about potential rocket launch
The Simple Dollar
The perks of paying bills weekly, not monthly
Japan begins inspection of 50 tunnels after collapse kills nine people
4 ways to get phone service the next time a hurricane Sandy calls
Terrorism & Security
Has Israel's settlement expansion crossed a 'red line'? (+video)
Why five states will give their students 300 more hours at school
Bob Costas advocates gun control during half time show. Did he cross a line?
Virgin Atlantic: Is Delta an interested buyer?
A day without violence
China's leadership change is disturbing the corridors of power
Starbucks, Google, Amazon accused of 'immoral' tax avoidance
Readers Write: Environmental misconceptions