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Monitor Articles for November 12, 2013
One World Trade Center is – arguably – the tallest US building
Israel halts plans for new settlements that could have derailed peace talks
Unleash your inner curator with embeddable Twitter timelines
SeaWorld killer whale trainer dies: Is SeaWorld to blame? (+video)
Orange diamond sells for $35 million. Next up: a $60 million pink diamond (+video)
Educational toys, clothes, tech toys for sale – on Thanksgiving Day
Gay marriage: With state Senate vote to legalize, Hawaii closes the circle (+video)
'Keep your plan': House Republicans try to tweak Obamacare (+video)
Is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev getting fair trial? Judge sympathetic to concerns.
Does Iran have a 'right' to enrich? Answer is key to nuclear deal, and beyond. (+video)
Kicking the can down the road
Renisha McBride shooting: ways it is, and isn't, like Trayvon Martin case
The Simple Dollar
Looking to buy a home? Make sure it's worth it.
Is Nicaragua's Constitution facing an extreme Sandinista makeover?
Philippines: US military's ships, aircraft to aid in typhoon Haiyan relief
Is global warming generating storms like Typhoon Haiyan? (+video)
First Harry Potter stamps, next owl post? USPS rolls out limited edition.
The Monitor's View
Black Friday's creep into Thanksgiving Day
Global News Blog
Public executions in North Korea? Report raises fear of new repression (+video)
Rare photograph of (itty bitty) Earth as seen from Saturn (+video)
Polish riots result in attempted attack on Russian embassy
Typhoon Haiyan: Where does it rank among huge storms?
Katey Sagal: More than the matriarch of 'Sons of Anarchy' (+video)
In light of NSA spying, Brazil may take a step back from World Wide Web
US to be No. 1 oil producer, but it won't last
Days from launch, Sony predicts big numbers for the PlayStation 4
Surprise! Apple's Retina-equipped iPad Mini hits stores today.
Evga Tegra Note 7 splices together tablets and gaming
Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven
Reader recommendation: The Civil War
Snowstorm brings early winter to Michigan
How to help with Typhoon Haiyan relief in the Philippines
Oil is tearing Libya apart
Chapter & Verse
Survey: 85 percent of US writers concerned about government surveillance
Chapter & Verse
Attention, 'Harry Potter' fans: Butterbeer reportedly available at Starbucks
The staggering price of birth in America
Poll: Christie leads GOP presidential pack, but still loses to Hillary (+video)
Russia backs Iran in post-talks finger-pointing
Low Obamacare enrollment numbers: Sign of problems to come? (+video)
New batsuit buzz: Does the costume make the hero?
Egypt's Christians close ranks as kidnappings spike
Oklahoma abortion law that required ultrasound: Supreme Court turns away case
Chapter & Verse
'The Hunger Games': Will Katniss's world become a theme park? (+video)
'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire': Are you an expert? Take our quiz
Thai political amnesty bill defeat: An end to protests? (+video)
New scorpion found in what was ancient Lycia fails to spit fire (+video)
With Iran nuclear deal missed, world powers rush back to talks (+video)
Testing, testing: A new CSMonitor.com is on the way. Here's what you'll see.
Will Typhoon Haiyan spur progress at UN climate talks?
North Korea claims it has captured South Korean spy
Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pratt star in 'The LEGO Movie' – check out the trailer
Boeing contract in spotlight after Washington governor signs incentive bill
A message from the Philippines: 'Ang ating Diyos ay mabuti.' (Our God is good.)
European satellite burns up on descent to Earth, as planned
Pakistan's release of Taliban prisoners – an empty deal
PG-13 gun violence surpasses R-rated movies
Typhoon Haiyan: Was The Philippines prepared? (+video)
Don't sacrifice Afghan women for a deal with the Taliban
Kellie Pickler: Why she's an outstanding country artist
Terrorism & Security
Preah Vihear ruling hailed as 'win-win' for Thailand, Cambodia
Gogo 'Talk & Text' will keep you plugged in at 30,000 feet
Curved iPhone? Report points to larger, more sensitive screens.
Stir It Up!
Thai red curry noodles