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Trump cancels military parade, citing 'ridiculously high ...

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President Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag – a day after US officials said the ...

Female veterans find a new way to serve: run for office ...

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A crop of female veterans, mainly Democrats and many of them mothers, are running for office in this year's midterm elections. They boast expertise in national ...

What's behind Saudi Arabia's summer of discontent?

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This spring, Saudi Arabia’s young crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, went on a triumphant, four-week, coast-to-coast goodwill tour of the United States. Here was the leader who would usher the conserv...

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Amid fires and hurricanes, price of climate change begins ...

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Climate change, which many skeptics argue is more bark than bite, is starting to demonstrate an impact on economies – and perceptions.

Thursday, Aug 16

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Stark revelations: For Catholics, an excruciating new test ...

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For Catholics, the past two decades have forced the faithful to grapple with wide-spread sexual abuse among clergy. Now, as other traditions discover ...

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Teaching police to holster their emotions - CSMonitor.com

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When Washington trains police, it teaches them not to see their role only as “warriors,” but as “guardians.” That's just one change, along with de ...

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NBA star Steph Curry hosts all-girls basketball camp ...

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Steph Curry hosted an all-girls basketball camp for around 200 girls, giving pointers during practices. The two-time MVP and father of two young daughters has made it ...

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Trump revokes former CIA director's security clearance ...

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The move was an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocal critic and politicizes the government's security clearance process. President Trump said he was ...

US newspapers pen editorials defending free press ...

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The coordinated editorials by an estimated 350 papers emphasized the value of a free press in a democracy. Some newspapers that didn't join the effort argued in their ...

Wednesday, Aug 15

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What price loyalty? How cast-aside aides retain Trump's ...

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A spate of memoirs by former Trump aides has raised questions over loyalty to the boss and what it means to retain a seat at the president's kitchen cabinet.

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Jury hears closing arguments in Manafort trial - CSMonitor.com

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Closing arguments have been delivered in Paul Manafort's trial, with the prosecution arguing the case boils down to "Mr. Manafort and his lies." Manafort's ...

One city’s crime-fighting quandary: Where exactly to ...

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If Chicago builds a $95 million police and fire academy, how many problems can it solve? In the neighborhood with the city’s shortest life expectancy ...

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Primary roundup: Republicans stick to Trump picks ...

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Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising ...

Tuesday, Aug 14

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What sanctions on Turkey say about Trump's brand of ...

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Turkey's economy was already reeling when President Trump imposed toughened sanctions in a dispute over the detention and trial of an American pastor. The president's ...

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Desperate for officers, a Georgia police chief hits the ...

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From Atlanta to Los Angeles, brass are shuffling schedules, burning overtime, and watching response times rise as the numbers of qualified recruits have slowed to a ...

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New law gives children on military bases sex assault ...

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Child-on-child sexual assault reports have long been buried. Under a sweeping new law President Trump signed Monday, schools on military bases must overhaul their ...

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Times Up commits $750,000 to organizations aiding sexual ...

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Times Up will fund 18 groups helping support low-wage and domestic workers with $750,000 in grants. After celebrity cases brought sexual harassment to the fore of ...

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Got a story to tell (or sell)? Better back it up with a ...

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Omarosa Manigault Newman is just the latest figure pushing secret recordings to support her version of a narrative, in a summer marked by a steady stream of “tape ...

Sunday, Aug 12

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In Canada's spat with Saudi Arabia, signs of a trickier road for democracies

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When Canada’s foreign ministry called in a tweet for the “immediate release” of civil society activists detained by Saudi Arabia, it was not an unusual statement. Canada has made such calls before. Bu...

Friday, Aug 10

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How one man left hate behind – and helped others do the ...

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Christian Picciolini was recruited into America’s first skinhead group, Chicago Area Skinheads, when he was a young teenager. He was frequently bullied at school ...

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For people of Charlottesville, a year of reckoning ...

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This is the story of what last year’s Unite the Right rally meant to the people of Charlottesville, Va., how it changed their lives and outlooks, and how ...

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08/13 Photos of the week - The Christian Science Monitor ...

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This cluster of wildly eclectic, multicolored pagoda-style temples, rising out of the dusty steppe a few miles south of Ulan-Ude, is something almost unique in a ...

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Tuskegee's Confederate statue stands in predominantly ...

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In 1906, when aging, white Confederate veterans of the Civil War and black ex-slaves still lived on the old plantations of the Deep South, two very ...

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As NFL preseason begins, so do protests by players ...

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Some NFL players raised their fists or walked off the field in protest during the National Anthem, despite continued backlash, most prominently from President Trump.

Pence calls space 'next battlefield' while detailing Space ...

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Pointing to growing threats and competition from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday announced ambitious plans to create the US Space Force as a sixth ...

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Congress members' freedom to sit on corporate boards ...

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The indictment of Rep. Chris Collins on insider trading charges is drawing new attention to the freedom members of Congress have to serve on corporate boards or to ...

Thursday, Aug 9

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Jason Kessler and the 'alt-right' implosion after ...

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A year after violence erupted last summer at a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., a wide-ranging interview with organizer Jason Kessler gives ...

Are you what you post? Social media and the accountability ...

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From baseball players to journalists and entertainers, prominent Americans have been held to account recently for their past online comments. While it isn ...

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No cameras, cellphones – or socks? Inside the Manafort ...

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Debbie Loving was in the nation’s capital last week to view some real estate when she noticed the trial of Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign ...

Why US talks with the Taliban are suddenly on the table

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Alice Wells, the top US diplomat for South Asia, met last week with senior Taliban officials. Why would the United States be talking now with the insurgency it pushed out of power for harboring the 9/ ...