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Everyone's eclipse: America comes together in the moon's ...

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August 21, 2017 Salem, Ore., and Hopkinsville, Ky.—After all the hype and all the media attention and the lyrical first-hand accounts about the power of a total ...

Amid Mosul rubble, a crucial challenge: rebuilding ...

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Rebuilding Mosul's once-vaunted educational system is a crucial investment in Iraq's future as it seeks to overcome years of war, deprivation, and sectarian conflict ...

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Moss could be used to monitor urban pollution, Japanese ...

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Japanese scientists believe that moss – a common plant in the island nation – could be used as a 'bioindicator' to gain valuable insight into pollution and other ...

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'Mary McCarthy: The Complete Fiction' may startle you ...

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The genius of Mary McCarthy's fiction, writes Melissa H. Pierson, is that she lets no one off the hook. Monitor's Best: Top 5 August 21, 2017 —Mary McCarthy, a ...

Why it's becoming cool to live in your car – or a 150-sq ...

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August 21, 2017 Seattle and Los Angeles—When Shawna Nelson leaves her office in Seattle’s suburbs, she does what 28-year-olds often do: dines with friends, goes ...

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Teachable monuments? - CSMonitor.com

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August 21, 2017 —A week after Charlottesville, Va., broke out in street battles over city plans to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee, the Confederacy’s iconic ...

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Filipinos caught in the crossfire of anti-drug campaign ...

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Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte's controversial anti-drug, anti-crime campaign has left a 17-year-old high school student dead. Neighbors, activists, and ...

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Mosques join campaign to check Indian child bride trade ...

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Marriages with rich, often elderly Arab men have been prevalent for decades in Hyderabad, a hub for global information technology companies, with the girls' parents ...

Nigerian president returns, renews vow to stamp out Boko ...

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After a three-month absence seeking treatment in London, Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari urges his country to stay united in the face of widening political ...

Spanish authorities hunting one man in Barcelona vehicle ...

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22-year-old Younes Aboyaaquob has been linked to the fatal vehicle attack in Barcelona. Authorities have pieced together a narrative detailing Aboyaaquob's actions ...

University of Texas joins efforts to remove Confederate ...

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University of Texas is the latest school to dismantle publicly displayed Confederate monuments. Opponents contend that this marks the 'erasure of history' – but ...

Sunday, Aug 20

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Following damage caused by economic rise, China tackles ...

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The government intends to combine three separate regions of Sanjiangyuan to create China’s first national park, setting aside an area the size of Pennsylvania ...

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The message from a day of protests in Boston - CSMonitor.com

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Tens of thousands turned out to protest a rally organized by a group with ties to the alt-right. The day underscored the tensions between free speech and trying to ...

Saturday, Aug 19

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In cities that vote blue, no immunity from racism ...

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USA Society In cities that vote blue, no immunity from racism finding the patterns. Portland, Ore., is an example of a city that is focusing new economic development ...

Friday, Aug 18

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Spanish police thwart second vehicle attack south of ...

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Five would-be attackers are shot dead after attempting to drive through tourists in the seaside town of Cambrils hours after a van killed 13 people in Barcelona ...

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Why GOP Congress will soldier on with Trump - csmonitor.com

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The president's remarks about Charlottesville have prompted a slew of public rebukes from GOP lawmakers. But tough issues like tax reform and the debt ceiling will ...

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'Quakeland' author Kathryn Miles on why there's a lot more ...

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August 18, 2017 —Kathryn Miles, author of the fascinating and frightening new book Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake, hopes to shake ...

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Grenfell fire casts harsh light on London's dwindling low ...

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The tragedy at Grenfell has shone a spotlight on London's housing policy and raised questions over who benefits from the city’s real-estate boom – and who falls ...

The Great American Eclipse brings solar science to down to ...

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August 18, 2017 —On Aug. 21 the moon and the sun are set to align in a way not witnessed in the United States since 1979. The Great American Eclipse will cast a ...

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After brinkmanship, a diplomatic opening with North Korea

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North Korea announced Tuesday that its leader, Kim Jong-un, had decided to hold off on plans to fire ballistic missiles into waters near Guam. President Trump praised the 'well-reasoned' decision early Wednesday. August 16, 2017 —For more…

Thursday, Aug 17

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Driven from US shores, neo-Nazi website finds no haven in Russia either

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Kremlin watchdog Roskomnadzors' decision to shut down The Daily Stormer hate site underscores the very one-sided nature of the 'alt-right's' love affair with Russia. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Why are there still Nazis? These eight questions…

ISIS claims credit for Barcelona van attack - CSMonitor.com

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In the deadliest attack in Spain since March 2004, more than 12 people were killed and dozens injured when a van sped down a pedestrian walkway in one of Barcelona's ...

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In the heartland, a David and Goliath battle over a ...

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In rural Nebraska, a determined couple are among the last holdouts to the Keystone XL Pipeline project, which they say could pose a threat to an important underground ...

Trump-era shift: CEOs find a voice for moral outrage ...

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August 17, 2017 —Not since the 1930s, when prominent business heads publicly broke with Franklin Roosevelt, has a US president seen such a revolt by leading ...

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How one town learned to live with venomous rattlesnakes ...

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How do you preserve an endangered species when people instinctively kill the animal on sight? The town of Glastonbury, Conn., offers a potential model for helping ...

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What post-ISIS Iraq can do for peace - CSMonitor.com

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Reports that Iraq wants to mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia is another sign of how many Iraqis have learned from battling Islamic State that Sunni-Shiite rivalry ...

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Korean leaders, US signal tentative shift toward diplomacy

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August 15, 2017 Seoul—North Korea's military on Tuesday presented leader Kim Jong Un with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam and "wring the windpipes of the Yankees," even as both Koreas and the United States signaled their…

Wednesday, Aug 16

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Can do-good ethos survive public ownership? Etsy is a test ...

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August 16, 2017 —As a software engineer at Etsy, the online crafts marketplace, Kiron Roy wasn’t in the habit of dialing into management’s quarterly earnings ...

Teachers build empathy, one book at a time - CSMonitor.com

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August 16, 2017 —A circle of 10 th-graders on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana immersed themselves in a deep discussion about race and how people can ...

How did American Naziism begin? - CSMonitor.com

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August 16, 2017 —On a February day in 1939, New York City cops gathered around Madison Square Garden to protect the 20,000 fascists inside and the surrounding ...