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Monday, Aug 21

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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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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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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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Campus police brace for potential violent protests as students return for fall classes

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Fearing right-wing groups could feel emboldened by the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., to ignite unrest on campuses, colleges and universities are preparing strategies to deal with possible confrontations between opposing groups.…

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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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Why white nationalists chose Charlottesville - CSMonitor.com

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The Virginia city is known predominately as a liberal and cosmopolitan university town – so why did organizers of a white nationalist rally choose this spot ...

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…

Size estimates of North Korea's nuclear arsenal difficult ...

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United States intelligence agencies have struggled to nail down an estimate for the rogue nation's nuclear arsenal. Military leaders are also concerned about how fast ...

Thursday, Aug 17

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Fallout from modern protests: naming and shaming online ...

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August 17, 2017 —When hundreds of white supremacists rallied in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend in their largest public appearance in decades, it put faces to ...

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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 ...

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Is Robert E. Lee on the same pedestal as George Washington ...

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August 17, 2017 —Both were great generals. Both Virginians. Both came from slave-owning plantation families. Is it really so far-fetched to put Robert E. Lee in the ...

Forest rangers prepare for influx of eclipse watchers in ...

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Enjoy a longer, more in-depth read. August 17, 2017 Salmon, Idaho—Forest rangers and fire managers across the United States West will be on high alert as motorists ...

Wednesday, Aug 16

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Why there's been a big drop in women coaches under Title ...

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Since the gender equity law was passed 45 years ago this summer, the number of female athletes has grown sixfold. But as women's sports became more competitive, the ...

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Meet the Raging Grannies, Portland's not-so-secret ...

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August 16, 2017 Portland, Ore.—Amid the hubbub of Portland’s waterfront “Saturday Market,” song suddenly erupts from what looks like a Mayberry sewing circle ...

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Overdose deaths among teens climb after years of decline ...

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A new US report shows that drug overdoses have inched up among teens, which researchers attribute to the increasing availability of opioids and other dangerous ...

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In the dark of night, Baltimore quietly removes its ...

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The rally over the past weekend of what is believed to be the largest gathering of white supremacists in a decade in Charlottesville, Va., prompted another Southern ...

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Senior US military officer warns North Korea against provocation

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August 14, 2017 Seoul —The top United States military officer said on Monday that the United States wants to peacefully resolve a deepening standoff with North Korea but is also ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities in…

Trump goes off notes to blame 'both sides' in deadly ...

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President Trump's rhetoric about the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va., raises new and troubling questions about his ability to lead, even among some supporters.

Tuesday, Aug 15

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Possible key to N. Korea standoff: US economic pressure on ...

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As the US prods China on trade, China is pledging to slash imports from North Korea. It may hint at a path toward diplomacy to end Pyongyang's nuclear program.

Moral leadership in the wake of Charlottesville ...

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President Trump's more specific denunciation of racism and violence was applauded by some, but others see a need for more consistent moral leadership as the country ...

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In Charlottesville aftermath, Europe sees widening divide with US

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August 14, 2017 Paris—President Trump’s initially vague critique of the white supremacist march through Charlottesville, Va., is being viewed in Europe as a clear sign of divergence between American and European leadership in the face of…

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Enthusiasm for charter school formation takes hit, new ...

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Despite campaign promises from President Trump to expand school choice, national support for charter schools has dwindled – something researchers say can't be ...

How a colorful Iowa newspaperman is taking on big ...

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Art Cullen, who runs a tiny paper along with his brother, wife, and son, won a Pulitzer Prize this spring for his bold editorials. August 15, 2017 Storm Lake, Iowa ...

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Mayors, officials take action to relocate Confederate ...

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In wake of deadly clashes in Charlottesville, Va., elected officials across the South show unity in their resolve to remove Confederate statues and symbols from ...

Washington watches critical Alabama Senate race as GOP ...

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August 15, 2017 Montgomery, AL—Alabama Sen. Luther Strange on Tuesday looked to support from President Trump to help carry him to the victory – or at least a ...

Monday, Aug 14

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Libraries obsolete? No way, say Millennials. - CSMonitor.com

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Young people like the library for its meeting spaces and programming, but bookies from all generations are taking advantage of changes in the public institution first ...

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Diverse opposition to white nationalist rally in ...

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Sundry groups from college professors to clergy gathered to resist a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.

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Trump faces pressure over indecisive response to ...

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Critics are frustrated with the President's failure to explicitly condemn the actions of white supremacist groups in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday. August 14 ...

Medicaid emerges stronger after failed healthcare repeal ...

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August 14, 2017 Washington—Medicaid, a 1960s Great Society pillar long reviled by conservatives, seems to have emerged even stronger after the Republican failure to ...