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East St. Louis has had it tough. But here’s how one woman ...

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After a Navy and civil service career, Charmaine Savage began publishing a top-notch magazine that highlights those making a difference in her hometown. February 17 ...

Friday, Feb 16

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The stark message behind Mueller indictment of 13 Russians

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February 16, 2018 Washington—Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday indicted 13 Russians, and three Russian organizations, with meddling in the 2016 US election ...

As Mueller moves forward, lingering questions about Comey ...

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February 16, 2018 Washington—The challenge facing Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of President Trump and his associates extends beyond ...

Unilever's gambit reflects advertisers' role in cleaning ...

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February 16, 2018 —Since their ascendance in the 2000s, Google and Facebook have emerged as rule-setters for how businesses and people interact online. The titans ...

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02/19 Photos of the Week - The Christian Science Monitor ...

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On three different Syrian front lines, the violent events of recent days signal that the long-running conflict has reached a critical moment of evolution ...

In Gaza, amid warnings of an explosion, a sense of abandonment

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In overcrowded Gaza, jobs, food, water, and electricity are in short supply, with warnings that a collapse is imminent. The parties that seemingly would want to make a difference – Hamas, Fatah, Israel, and Egypt – haven't. February 15,…

After large-scale killings, aid groups find new ways to ...

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February 16, 2018 —Charitable giving in the United States went up 4 percent last year, a nice jump after near-zero growth the year before, according to the ...

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Whose nature? Colorado leads push to democratize the ...

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In one of the largest-scale initiatives to combat the 'nature deficit,' Colorado is investing millions of dollars to connect low-income and minority children to nature.

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More than glitter: How US women pin Nordic medal hopes on ...

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February 16, 2018 Pyeongchang, South Korea—Not so long ago, the idea of Americans winning an Olympic medal in Nordic skiing was about as heretical as the thought of ...

Black and Latino mortgage borrowers still face subtle ...

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February 16, 2018 Philadelphia—Jonathan Jacobs had almost no savings, a modest income, and a credit report marred by a disputed cellphone bill. But he easily bought ...

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Capitol Hill reaction to Florida shooting follows a ...

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In the wake of the shooting at a high school in Florida, many Democrats in Congress call for tighter gun laws, while Republicans emphasize mental health.

After the Olympics, war-torn families still hope for ...

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Families separated at the outbreak of the Korean War hope that thawing relations between the two Koreas will be enough to restart reunion programs with loved ones ...

Six boys who survived the Florida shooting find strength ...

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A group of high school students, who lived through the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14, say their connection is their key to finding a way to move ...

Utah County Jail culinary program provides skills, bridges ...

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A culinary program at the Utah County Jail employs inmates in the jail's commercial kitchen, aiming to change behavior, provide employable skills, and bridge divides ...

New online tool helps seafood companies fight slavery ...

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February 16, 2018 Phnom Penh, Cambodia—A new online tool helps seafood companies assess the risk of forced labor or human trafficking in their supply chains, the ...

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In GMO debate, Uganda seeks to balance hope and fear ...

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After publicly supporting a bill that would have legalized genetically modified crops, Uganda's president is now calling for additional measures to address anti-GMO ...

'Down and Across' is a lively YA debut starring a self ...

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February 16, 2018 —In Down and Across, the crossword-themed young adult debut from Arvin Ahmadi, a teenager grapples with his own insecurities and struggles to live ...

The irrepressibility of life - CSMonitor.com

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Today’s column explores how an understanding of God as indestructible, eternal Life itself brings renewal.

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'Loveless' is an encompassing indictment of Russian ...

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The film is an Oscar nominee for best foreign language film and is by the extraordinary Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev.

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Will Holder run for president in 2020? - CSMonitor.com

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February 15, 2018 Washington—I didn’t quite know what to expect when Eric Holder came to the Monitor Breakfast on Wednesday. Sure, I had seen him on TV during his ...

Thursday, Feb 15

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An antidote to despair over yet another mass shooting ...

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Progress to prevent large-scale violence in the US can seem slow. Yet any exasperation can be countered with gratitude toward humanity’s progress over many ills ...

At crossroads of policing and murder, a long push for ...

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The game began to change in many ways in New York because of the relentless work of the city's community of activists. They are pushing for what they see is a common ...

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Beyond ticket sales: 'Black Panther' wields cultural punch ...

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The movie is headed for a box office blitz. But it is the potential it has to elevate the role models for young people of color that has rallied donations of more ...

Florida school shooting: Does 'national emergency' warrant ...

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February 15, 2018 Parkland, Fla., and Winchester, Ky.—As the fire alarm blared for the second time on Wednesday, it seemed like yet another drill for how to deal ...

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Albuquerque rethinks approach to often-absent elementary ...

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Absenteeism in the younger grades, where students largely rely on parents to get them to school, can be a product of poverty. In Albuquerque, N.M., and elsewhere ...

'Black Panther' is easily the best of the Marvel superhero ...

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Director Ryan Coogler is also the co-writer of “Black Panther,” with Joe Robert Cole, and he understands better than any of the other Marvel maestros that for a ...

Israeli police recommend Netanyahu be indicted on bribery ...

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February 15, 2018 Jerusalem—Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases ...

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Judge brings officials, lawyers to soon-to-be-closed ...

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Known for an unconventional style, the Southern California judge brought lawyers and government officials to the two-mile long riverbed encampment to talk to ...

McDonald's tries to shake its junk food image by slimming ...

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February 15, 2018 New York—McDonald's will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium ...

Discovery becomes top media sports brand in Europe ...

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February 15, 2018 Pyeongchang, South Korea—Inside a hulking five-story building at the Winter Olympics, TV production crews are working with video in 21 languages ...