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Saturday, Jun 16

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In Mountain West, how frontier ethos magnifies problem of suicide

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The suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain drew extensive coverage that at once magnified the reach of the crisis and obscured the reality that tens of thousands of suicides occur far from the glare of fame in the country’s least…

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Challenges lay ahead for California's three-state push ...

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Californians will face a choice this November of whether to divide the nation's most populous state into three, an effort that would radically shake up not only the ...

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Amid legal attack on key health-law provision, uncertainty ...

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The newest rift within GOP ranks is surprising. President Trump himself has in the past supported protecting insurance for people with preexisting ...

Friday, Jun 15

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Inspector general on Comey: dissecting an error in ...

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Eleven days before the 2016 presidential election, FBI Director James Comey sent a three-paragraph letter to members of Congress announcing that the FBI was reopening ...

Paul Manafort goes to jail: Three questions - CSMonitor.com

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A federal judge on Friday jailed former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, revoking his house arrest due to new charges that Mr. Manafort had tried to tamper with ...

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California sees $9 billion surplus, passes budget to help ...

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State lawmakers approved a $139 billion budget Thursday that uses California's massive surplus to boost funding for homeless programs, welfare, child care, and ...

Trump approves disaster aid for Kilauea Volcano victims ...

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President Trump approved federal emergency housing aid and other relief on Thursday for victims of the six-week-old Kilauea Volcano eruption on Hawaii's Big Island ...

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Republicans take a stand against separating children from parents at the border

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Congressional Republicans have distanced themselves from the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border even as the White House cited the Bible in defending its "zero tolerance" approach…

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Despite natural gas boom, this Texas town is going 100% ...

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As US communities shift away from fossil fuels, cities and towns are grappling with the challenge of just how much they can rely on renewable energy ...

Thursday, Jun 14

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After asylum limits, some ask: Does 'gang violence' need a ...

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A change in immigration policy underscores the consequences of how we define particular words. Many analysts argue that "gang violence" doesn't capture the situation ...

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Watchdog says Comey was 'insubordinate' but not biased ...

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In a stinging report, the Justice Department watchdog said Thursday that former FBI Director James Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton ...

First African-American woman mayor ready to lead San ...

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San Francisco elected city supervisor London Breed as its first African-American woman mayor and second female mayor in the city's history. Ms. Breed plans to focus ...

Oil company works to preserve slave gravesite found on its ...

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A major oil company is taking steps to honor once-forgotten slaves buried on its land west of New Orleans in an area where sugar plantations once abounded, an effort ...

Wednesday, Jun 13

A campaign for impeachment that’s downright Trumpian ...

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To anyone who watches cable news, Tom Steyer’s intense tone and demeanor are familiar. He’s been on TV since last October in an eight-figure ad buy ...

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Pro-Trump challenger topples Rep. Mark Sanford in South ...

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State lawmaker Katie Arrington defeats Rep. Mark Sanford in the South Carolina Republican primary, an upset, analysts, say shows President Trump's firm grip on the ...

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Is world using US as a 'piggy bank'? The tensions behind a ...

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Trade has boosted living standards worldwide, buoying both nations with trade deficits, like the United States, as well as those with surpluses, like China. Countries ...

Tuesday, Jun 12

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Despite murky details, summit sends NK clear message ...

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The improbable summit in Singapore served as a reminder of how abruptly and drastically the world can change. What had been dubbed a denuclearization ...

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Democrats look to energize African-American, moderate ...

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Mike Espy's attempt to become the first African-American senator from Mississippi since the late 1800s highlights the importance of the African-American vote in ...

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A taciturn tactician, McConnell’s leadership draws respect ...

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Republicans and Democrats agree that Sen. Mitch McConnell’s political tenure has tracked with a hyperpartisan environment in Congress. They diverge over ...

Amazon strikes back at Seattle business tax aimed to ...

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Seattle's attempt to find a balance between affordable housing and protecting jobs sparked a push back from Amazon and other major corporations, causing the city to ...

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Sessions rules domestic, gang violence not grounds for ...

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In a 31-page decision Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ruled that judges cannot "generally" accept victims of domestic or gang violence to be given asylum.

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Mayors create coalition to support marijuana reform ...

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Mayors from seven US cities in states with legal marijuana said Monday they have formed a coalition to push for federal marijuana policy reform just days after ...

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Southern Baptists reckon with gender equity after #MeToo ...

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At its annual national meeting, Southern Baptist Church leaders will grapple with how to institutionalize respect of women and promote women, after allegations of ...

Monday, Jun 11

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Wisconsin special elections could build red or blue ...

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The winners of Wisconsin's special legislative elections this week may never see a hearing or floor session in Madison, Wis. But the money and effort being spent to ...

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Why Trump fans largely shrug off president's ...

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For President Trump’s supporters, what matters most is not the Mueller investigation or the president’s aggressive rhetoric countering it but how he ...

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Three World Trade Center marks important step in site's ...

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An 80-story office building set to open this week at the World Trade Center will be the third completed skyscraper at the site where the twin towers stood. Monday's ...

Puerto Rican Day Parade participants celebrate and mourn ...

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The National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York turned into its usual boisterous celebration Sunday, but many participants also saw it as an occasion to express ...

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Kellyanne Conway sat down for a remarkable Monitor ...

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The June 6 Monitor Breakfast with Kellyanne Conway was a classic. Ms. Conway, a top adviser to President Trump, arrived at the St. Regis Hotel at 9 a.m. on ...

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Rise of the 'Jurassic Park' generation - CSMonitor.com

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Twenty-five years ago, tens of millions of people flocked to movie theaters to see the latest hit film: “Jurassic Park.” The movie, which premiered on ...

Friday, Jun 8

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New ranked voting system to be used in Maine primaries ...

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Rather than only voting for one candidate, voters in Maine will now be able to rank candidates on a ballot from first to last this primary election. While ...