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Saturday, Feb 17

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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 ...

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How post-ISIS scramble for advantage in Syria raises risk of wider war

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While outside powers that played large roles in the Syrian war show little desire for an enlarged conflict, their fierce rivalry in the war's 'most dangerous phase' poses an escalation threat, as recent violence demonstrated. Senior…

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 ...

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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,…

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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.

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 ...

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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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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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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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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 ...

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Troubled teen charged in deadly Florida school shooting ...

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An orphaned teenager in Parkland, Fla., open-fired in a high school with a semi-automatic weapon, killing 17, in the deadliest school shooting since Newtown, Conn ...

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Why so many temporary White House clearances? Adam Schiff ...

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President Trump is a manager who appears to thrive on chaos and doesn't sweat details. But in the Rob Porter episode that ethos has run into the by-the-book tradition ...

Wednesday, Feb 14

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A tale of two cities and murder - CSMonitor.com

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February 14, 2018 BALTIMORE AND NEW YORK—Two American cities, separated by just 200 miles along the Northeast corridor, tell two very different stories about the ...

Tuesday, Feb 13

Real immigration debate? New senators schooled in how work ...

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February 13, 2018 Washington—Sen. Chris Coons was pumped. Heading into an unusual, free-for-all debate on immigration, the Democrat from Delaware stopped to praise ...

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Urban renewal with a conservative flair - CSMonitor.com

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February 13, 2018 Oklahoma City—Oklahoma’s schools, faced with a budget crunch, are increasingly going to four-day weeks. The starting salary for teachers hasn ...

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Revised federal housing subsidies offer mobility to low ...

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Following a court ruling in December, housing subsidies will now be allocated based on the average rent of ZIP Codes, not entire metropolitan areas. The change ...

Opioid companies paid advocacy groups $10 million ...

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Companies selling opioids spent more than $10 million between 2012 to 2017 to support advocacy groups that promoted their use, according to a recent US Senate report.

Virtual reality brings deep-sea diving and the farm to the ...

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Simulated field trips with the use of a virtual reality headset means students can be exploring the boreal forest one day and observing animals the next – without ...

Seattle proposes taller, denser apartments in affordable ...

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Supporters say the affordable housing plan will enable middle- and working-class families to stay in the city as tech industry growth fuels rapid real estate development.

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More than a third of all US ex-cons who can’t vote live in ...

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A judge found that the vote restoration process in Florida used arbitrary means to decide who is worthy. The state has until Feb. 12 to come up with remedies to the ...

Monday, Feb 12

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Why GOP is largely silent over Trump's deficit-heavy ...

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February 12, 2018 WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s budget proposal for the next fiscal year, released Monday, reflects a stark new reality of the Republican ...

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As a year on the mainland ends, Puerto Rican college ...

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Following the damages of hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, several mainland universities offered free or reduced tuition for a year to the island's college students ...

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Fiscal stimulus is back. So are bigger deficits ...

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February 12, 2018 —In piling a huge spending bill on top of a huge tax cut without the requisite revenues to pay for either one, US policymakers are putting ...

Florida bill would offer private school vouchers to ...

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A proposed Florida bill would offer students who've been bullied a voucher for private school. Supporters of the bill say this program would offer students hope and a ...

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Fishing lures hook Ohio high school on personalized ...

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In a small Ohio town, a high school built a program around fishing lures to give students a taste of entrepreneurship by focusing on their individual needs and ...

Friday, Feb 9

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Controversy in Latino American organization reflects ...

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The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) has called on their president, Roger Rocha, to resign after Mr. Rocha praised President Trump's immigration plan ...