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Monitor Articles for December 7, 2012
Supreme Court: Both sides in gay marriage debate voice optimism
Stubborn US drought could be costlier than hurricane Sandy
Supreme Court takes up gay marriage: what the justices have to decide
'Fiscal cliff' talks: Could they sink US job market?
'Cyber Pearl Harbor': Could future cyberattack really be that devastating?
Long term unemployment decreases in November
Too much religion at military academies? West Point cadet revives charge.
Stocks finished mixed; Apple drags down S&P, Nasdaq
Army-Navy: Honoring tradition, football and otherwise
Samsung Galaxy Muse, shaped like a skipping stone, on sale for $50
Gay marriage reaches Supreme Court: Justices to review Prop 8., DOMA
Michigan to join 'right to work' states. A blow to unions?
The Monitor's View
How to avoid revenge killings in post-Assad Syria
A foodie gift guide
Unemployment rate drops to 7.7 percent
Stir It Up!
Cookbook review: Cowgirl Chef by Ellise Pierce
Starbucks tax avoidance has Brits frothing mad (+video)
Pearl Harbor resurrection: the warships that rose to fight again (+video)
Bill Clinton: US ambassador to Ireland? Rumors catch fire.
Jobs report shows why job growth trumps deficit reduction
Will high approval ratings boost Obama's leverage in 'fiscal cliff' talks?
Key evidence for Argentina's largest human rights case found in Florida
Chapter & Verse
Writer David Nasaw discusses the turbulent life of Joseph P. Kennedy
Unemployment rate falls for November, but is it for the 'wrong' reason? (+video)
India tests ways to help farmers cope with climate change
Norwegian protesters say EU Nobel Peace Prize win devalues award
Parenting roundup: Kate Middleton's pregnancy, puppies for rent, and more
Top 10 metros for job growth
How to protect Americans from anti-terrorism data sharing
Kids Helping Kids is run by kids – and for kids
Test passed? Japan's earthquake causes quick response near Fukushima (+video)
Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady have a baby girl
Heating oil: a last stand in the Northeast?
Briefing: Catalonia's bid to breakaway from Spain
The Simple Dollar
Travel cheap by planning your own vacation
Private company to offer rides to moon by 2020
Terrorism & Security
With Hamas's confidence waxing, Khaled Meshaal arrives in Gaza
Stir It Up!
Orange maple glazed rosemary chicken
Bill Murray is FDR in 'Hyde Park on Hudson' (+trailer)
Marion Cotillard stars in the shamelessly romantic 'Rust and Bone' (+video)
'Ghostbusters 3' needs to happen soon, says Dan Aykroyd
Colombia: Peace talks resume, but local hope dampens
Getting and keeping Christmas
Cheapest way to heat your home? Four fuels compared.
Those who perished remembered on Pearl Harbor's 71st anniversary
'Anchorman' love interest: Which comedy actress may appear in the sequel as Steve Carell's girlfriend?
Why Obama's approval rating is rising
Larry Bird: 10 quotes on his birthday
Latin America Monitor
El Salvador gangs accept proposal to create 'peace zones'
Mall Santa fired for being naughty, not nice
'Crossing to Safety': Wallace Stegner's poignant classic turns 25
Netflix CEO in SEC trouble over Facebook post
Are electric cars cheaper to maintain than gas vehicles?
Izhar Gafni invents revolutionary cardboard bicycle
Tsunami warning lifted after 7.3 earthquake shakes Japan (+video)
Reader recommendation: Canoeing with the Cree
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