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Monitor Articles for February 12, 2013
Best in show: Banana Joe the affenpinscher wins Westminster
Christopher Dorner update: Body found in burned cabin (+video)
Did Tyrannosaurus rex look like Barney? College kids get it wrong.
Nevada earthquake followed by three aftershocks
Brazil Carnival fire: Celebrations turn deadly
Why Lady Gaga postponed her next four concerts (+video)
7 years in prison over $2? Only in New York.
Medal of Honor recipient: Taliban 'simply couldn't have' outpost
State of the Union: Who's coming besides Ted Nugent?
My Nissan Leaf life: the Times's Tesla mistake
Domestic violence bill passes Senate: Is GOP chastened by Election 2012?
State of the Union address: Can Obama pull off corporate tax reform?
Oldsters are hip in Hollywood
Were health care workers in Nigeria murdered for doling out polio vaccines?
What is a conclave? 7 things to know.
Pressure builds on Sen. Robert Menendez: Is it enough to topple him?
State of the Union address: Will Obama back coal?
Stocks up as Dow closes at year high
The hunt for Christopher Dorner: Do reward offers help or hinder?
John Kerr was a Tony-winning actor for 'Tea and Sympathy'
Syria border bombing: How will Turkey respond if attacks continue?
Stir It Up!
Mardi Gras recipe: crawfish cornbread
The State of the Union is ... boring?
The Monitor's View
Are Obama's state-of-the-union ideas the antidote to economic fears?
Keystone XL pipeline: Is Canada preparing for a US rejection?
Olympics move to drop wrestling: What is the IOC thinking?
On thin ice: As Arctic Ocean warms, a scramble to understand its weather
N. Korea nuclear test: UN issues quick condemnation, but how far will it go? (+video)
The Reformed Broker
Apple sell-off: Who saw it coming?
Model S battery problems? Tesla and the Times trade jabs.
Gay marriage and adoption bill passes in French Assembly
Westminster Dog Show, Monopoly kitten: What pet gets Valentine's Day love?
Immigration reform: Congress, Obama, and public are not so far apart
Russians may end up with a web vetted by The League for Internet Safety
Global News Blog
Good Reads: A family in isolation, Pakistan's difficult present, Africa's biggest game
Tunisian prime minister expects new government this week
Rebels capture air base as Assad's forces come under pressure
Stir It Up!
King Cake for Mardi Gras
GOP success strategy: Recruit more Hispanics (like Marco Rubio) and women
Ted Nugent to attend State of the Union. Will that backfire? (+video)
Is Iran's Ahmadinejad going rogue as his term ends?
Tesla Motors CEO rebuts New York Times Model S review
Stop blaming video games for America's gun violence
At core of Obama's State of the Union address: the middle class (+video)
Valentine's Day: Do chocolate high heels say, 'I love you'? (+video)
Obama to announce Afghan troop withdrawal at State of the Union (+video)
Apple iPhone: Could it run on solar power?
Chapter & Verse
New errors are discovered in 'In Cold Blood'
Yale graduate takes low-paying job as a village official in China
Why we need an investment budget
Hot, smelly cruise ship with 3,143 passengers being towed to Alabama (+video)
Brazil's affirmative action law offers a huge hand up
African heritage in Latin America
The power of a change of thought
'Walking Dead' record: The zombie show hits a series high
Christopher Dorner: Hollywood anti-hero casts self in real-life drama (+video)
Barclays to cut 3700 jobs following interest rate scandal
Terrorism & Security
Two years later, Egyptians' euphoria over Mubarak's fall a distant memory (+video)
North Korea tests third nuclear device, prompting emergency UN meeting (+video)
What will a retired Pope Benedict do? (+video)
State of the Union: Obama's ambitious second-term agenda (+video)
Portrait Inside My Head
Will your next car have plastic windows?
Reader recommendation: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass