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Monitor Articles for January 7, 2013
TV cancellation causes uproar in Thailand
For CIA chief, Obama taps drone strike defender (+video)
Chinese businessman pleads guilty to $100 million in software piracy
Casey Anthony appeals lying convictions (+video)
Lottery winner killed: Should lottery winners' names be kept secret? (+video)
Hundreds protest censorship of Chinese newspaper
James Holmes hearing: At last, a chance for victims to testify
NHL lockout over, but why did it take so long?
With John Brennan, Obama doubles down on drone strikes (+video)
Chuck Hagel at Defense? Energy, climate activists intrigued.
Chuck Hagel: why Obama is using political capital on Pentagon pick (+video)
CES 2013: If you want a really big HD TV, is it time for an 'ultra HD'?
Stocks drag S&P 500 down from 5-year high
Global News Blog
Good Reads: Boomtown slum, democracy in progress, and 'rewilding' in the Netherlands
Reader recommendation: Mao, The Real Story
Elvis Presley: 10 quotes on his birthday
Stir It Up!
Roasted carrots and a spinach, roasted carrot, and fennel salad
The Monitor's View
China censorship protest as 'living in truth'
NHL hits the ice: Take our pro hockey quiz
Energy sector cyberattacks jumped in 2012. Were utilities prepared?
Will China really end 'forced labor'?
Supreme court will hear gay marriage arguments in March
Chapter & Verse
'Print is Here to Stay': a WSJ article spreads like wildfire
In Egypt a new cabinet, but same old IMF problem
Sheriff thinks Conn. tragedy a factor in Ala. school bomb plot
Obama's 'in your face' cabinet picks: why he chose Chuck Hagel, John Brennan
With Screen Pack, AT&T challenges Netflix
Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon: The tablet that's also a table
India rape case: Will protests finally spark change?
McDonald's chicken wings? Testing expands.
Republicans talk up a 'government shutdown.' Do they mean it?
Notre Dame, Alabama stoke strong feelings for BCS national title game
Healthy food carts for kids in Indonesia get a boost
Is Iran's presence in Latin America a threat? The White House says yes.
Mom rescues baby from python: Finds six-foot snake in bed [+video]
Ghana inauguration goes on, while opposition plots court comeback (+video)
Ala. teen accused of planning school bomb attack
UN estimate of Syria death toll highlights discrepancies in casualty reporting
Mall of Louisiana flash mob riot: not all flash mobs are alike
Hagel, Brennan, and history: How often does Senate reject cabinet nominees?
Recession probability indicator rises in October
Is this the year that the eurocrisis ends?
Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones star in 'Driving Miss Daisy'
'Once Upon a Time': The evil queen is framed in the midseason premiere
'Downton Abbey' recap: A wedding and changing times (+video)
IMF arrives in Egypt in effort to head off currency crisis
Stir It Up!
Meatless Monday: Spicy Indian tofu curry
India gang rape: Why was everyone so slow to help?
To deter extremists in Syria, Obama must heed lessons of Kosovo intervention
Chapter & Verse
Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing Kennedy' will be adapted as a National Geographic special
Ravin' about a retiring Raven: an NFL wild-card weekend quiz
Israel's 'self-defense' argument against Hamas holds no water
Colo. policeman kills 'limping' elk, candlelight vigil held (+video)
Prosecutors to outline case against alleged Aurora shooter James Holmes (+video)
The Entrepreneurial Mind
Just because nobody is doing it is not a reason to start a business
Who faces tougher nomination: John Brennan at CIA or Chuck Hagel at defense?
Judge bans media from courtroom in India gang-rape case
Google chairman Schmidt arrives in North Korea on humanitarian trip
Bank of America settles with Fannie Mae. $10B for risky home loans.
Australia fires burn 50,000 acres of farmland and forest
How well do you know India? Take the quiz.
Rashid Saleh al-Anzi gets two years in prison for Twitter insult
Chinese stage protests, strikes against media censorship
Mall of Louisiana shut down after flash mob brawl (+video)
Terrorism & Security
Assad speech dismissed by opposition and allies
Spain lottery, 'El Nino,' gives away $1.1 billion
Notre Dame in BCS national championship game: Take our Fighting Irish football quiz
Four job trends for 2013
Rape: how to help heal the hurt and stop the attacks