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Could a North Korean missile reach Hawaii?
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Are N. Korea’s short-range missile tests a prelude?
Coming to 25 states: higher taxes
Congress grows impatient on Iran, N. Korea, vows action
What's known about missile shield in Hawaii
Terrorism & Security
US shores up missile defense in Hawaii in response to N. Korea threat
US needs more F-22 fighters than Gates wants, says an Air Force commander
Today's coverage: World reaction to Obama speech, and more
The Shadow of Sirius
Chapter & Verse
I like my history (and books) on the messy side
The summer of staying close to home
With second test, North Korea asserts nuclear-power ambitions
Why Democrats buckled to GOP fears on Guantánamo
Weddings go green
Who is responsible for averting an asteroid strike?
As fires advance in Santa Barbara, residents flee to friends' homes
The Shadow of Sirius
The Transplanted Gardener: Iowa isn't Hawaii
A father's international flair
Ocean power surges forward
China, Taiwan ink trade and crime-fighting deals
After budget resolution, the real work begins
'Pig Book': Congressional 'pork' hits $19.6 billion in 2009
2009 White House Easter Egg Party – change you can roll
When Mt. Redoubt erupts, these scientists are on the job
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Obama task force's NSA proposals go 'much further than anyone expected' (+video)
Christmas Day spacewalk? Astronauts will go outside to fix space station.
Who's more wrong in row over Indian diplomat's treatment? It's complicated.
Federal Reserve finally hits 'taper' button … and markets like it (+video)
Budget deal cuts benefits to some vets: Heartless or painless?
How budget deal might signal new normal in Congress – and how it might not (+video)
'Pajama Boy' on Obamacare: Will Millennials hear a grownup in a onesie?
Healing a community: the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings
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On Arab Spring anniversary, Tunisia again inspires
Monitor Political Cartoons
US educators: Engage China, but defend freedom
7 days in Iran
Texas judge pressured to give 'affluenza' teen drunk driver jail time (+video)
How many arms does The Milky Way have?
Did US mistreat Indian diplomat? Her country is furious.
Indian diplomat's arrest in NY sparks anger back home. But what about the nanny?
How the world became Will Ferrell's 'Anchorman 2' trailer (+video)
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