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Monitor Articles for January 22, 2013
Filing taxes? What you need to know.
Hey, alien hunters: NASA's alien planet archive is open for business
Texas college shooting: Are Texas lawmakers now ready to act? (+video)
Texas college shooting started with a fight
Asteroid mining: Second company announces plans. Time to stake a claim? (+video)
White House, gun advocates find small piece of common ground
Support coalesces around GOP's temporary fix to debt ceiling crisis
UN unanimously condemns North Korea rocket launch: why China joined in
Deep freeze: In northern US, mercury plunges, heating costs rise
'To protect ... not exploit.' Ex-cop gets 3 years for traffic-stop thefts.
Why elections in Israel may not bring better ties with US
Oil and climate change in the age of energy scarcity
Virginia governor proposes fee for hybrids, electric cars
Along Sudan's border, old disputes trigger new violence, hunger
Stocks rise on strong earnings reports
No terrorist 'safe haven' in North Africa? That's a tall order.
Rep. Sander Levin: ‘Dribble by dribble’ approach undermines tax reform
The Monitor's View
Obama's chance to lift suspicions of China
'Iron Man 3' will be released internationally in IMAX in April
Dinner with Lenny: The Last Long Interview with Leonard Bernstein
Boeing 787 battery debacle: lessons for clean energy
Reader recommendation: Marmee & Louisa
Obama's inaugural address defines domestic policy debate
Beyoncé lip sync on national anthem: Does it matter? (+video)
Bestselling books the week of 1/24/13, according to IndieBound*
Chapter & Verse
Libraries are still vibrant, say Americans – but need to keep up
High school graduation rate at highest since 1976
Keystone XL pipeline approved by governor, now in Obama's hands (+video)
NFL reviewing Brady 'kick': Should he be fined?
Firefox phone to go on sale in February, Mozilla says
Roe v. Wade at 40: a new surge in support for abortion rights
Shooter reported at Houston-area college campus
Republicans call Obama inaugural speech too partisan. Right or wrong? (+video)
Duct-taped students: Should Ohio teacher be fired?
'Piracy' at sea: Has definition changed? Supreme Court declines to enter fray.
30,000 Iranian spies? Library of Congress withdraws report
Have sword, will travel: How to sign-up to beta test Elder Scrolls Online
AT&T to acquire Alltel for $780 million
How a princess can help Saudi women find their voice
SuperSonics return? Seattle-based group will buy NBA's Kings.
Home sales down in December
Algeria natural gas plant takeover is bad news for region's energy
AnnaLynne McCord hosts the Catdance Film Festival
France wary of domestic 'lone wolf' terrorism amid Mali ops
Why Israel's Netanyahu can win without a party platform (+video)
Stir It Up!
Sweet and spicy honey chipotle infused beets
China pivots to join US in UN resolution against North Korea
'Fringe' series finale: Was it a satisfying conclusion?
Vote seen as referendum on Jordan's gradual reforms
Super Bowl 2013: The 7 best halftime shows of all time
Did judge insert his religious views into case? Supreme Court refuses appeal.
A security vacuum in Obama inaugural address
Death sentence for UK grandmother in Indonesia drug case
Start of something big? Russia pulls a hundred citizens from Syria. (+video)
'The Following': Is the violence too much?
Army general defers plea on sex charge court-martial
iPhone 6: Fingerprint sensor included?
Music and delinquency linked: Points for parental advisory stickers
Kelly Clarkson, Beyonce perform at the 2013 inauguration
'Jollywood' film school shines spotlight on Haiti
Britain's Prince Harry back from Afghanistan deployment (+video)
Teacher duct-taped students: Akron school board pursues firing
Sasha Obama yawn at Obama's inauguration goes viral (+video)
Eurogroup picks Dutch finance minister as new president
Ashley Judd: Senate race for real? (+video)
Terrorism & Security
Algeria defends hardline response to hostage crisis (+video)
Roe v. Wade at 40: Six questions about abortion rights
Blockbuster closing 300 more stores. Why?
Boeing 787 probe widens. Overcharged battery ruled out.
The Simple Dollar
How much is 'enough'?
Destination: health and wholeness