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  1. Are white women abandoning Hillary Clinton?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Christian Science Monitor

    In June, white women were more likely to view Hillary Clinton favorably than unfavorably. By July, only 34 percent of white women saw her in a positive light, while 53 percent had a negative impression of her.

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  2. Is US now a climate change leader? How Obama's new plan measures up.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Christian Science Monitor

    The climate change plan announced by the Obama administration Monday is not as aggressive as plans by some other countries. But it suggests the US is serious about the issue and gives the country new credibility in climate talks.

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  3. Who's paying for the 2016 campaign? So far, America's 1 percentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Christian Science Monitor

    The presidential race is being funded by its smallest-ever pool of wealthy donors - most of them clustered by the GOP. Ready for Hillary apparel and accessories being packed up at the Ready for Hillary super PAC store in Arlington, Va.

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  4. Iran deal: Is it a 'pleasant surprise' or a centrifuge too far?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    President Obama says the historic nuclear deal reached with Iran verifiably cuts off every pathway for the country to acquire a nuclear weapon - and that as a result, the world is safer and more secure. But for former Sen. Jim DeMint, who is now president of the conservative Heritage Foundation, the deal reached in Vienna Tuesday "completely fails to cut off Iran's path to nuclear weaponry" - and thus leaves the world "a much more dangerous place."

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  5. Six budget-friendly summer party ideas worth celebratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Summer is a good time to host get-togethers, and they don't have to be expensive, either. Here are six ideas for throwing an affordable yet fun summer bash.

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  6. US Secretary of Education will send his kids to private schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will send his children to a private school in Chicago this upcoming fall, as confirmed by an email sent by Mr. Duncan's press secretary . The former head of Chicago public schools served as chief from 2001 to 2008 , making him the, "longest-serving big-city education superintendent in the country," according to his White House biography.

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  7. Debt woes: Can IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    America may not be the financial equivalent of Greece, but states including Illinois and New Jersey are on a path that may justifiably evoke that incendiary comparison. And their troubles may be merely the leading edge of larger challenges: Six years after the recession's end, many US states are still in fiscal trouble, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Arlington, Va.

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  8. It's official: China pledges ambitious goal toward UN climate dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    China has now made its contribution toward a global climate deal official, promising to peak its emissions by 2030. But while the world's top emitter will be a critical piece of any deal, many heavy emitters have yet to promise cuts.

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  9. Economy adds 280K jobs in May, but the definition of 'job' is changingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The US economy added an impressive 280,000 jobs in May, and the unemployment rate hit 5.5 percent. Friday's report, though undeniably encouraging, comes as the idea of employment, and what constitutes a traditional employer/employee relationship, is becoming more muddled.

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  10. President Obama honors the fallen: 'A debt we will never stop trying to fully repay'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    President Barack Obama and US Army Military District of Washington Commanding General Jeffrey Buchanan bow their heads during wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as part of the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 25. President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without US forces engaged in a major ground war.

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  11. Seven fun Memorial Day facts for the holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Chris Andreski grills hamburgers and hot dogs in Arlington, Va. on July 4, 2012.

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  12. In 2014, economies grew, emissions did notRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    If rising greenhouse gas emissions sometimes seem like an inevitable byproduct of modern prosperity, new data suggests that need not be the case. Last year the world economy grew without an associated increase in the rate of global carbon emissions - the heat-trapping gases scientists say are primarily responsible for a warming planet.

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  13. In 2014, economies grew, emissions did notRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    If rising greenhouse gas emissions sometimes seem like an inevitable byproduct of modern prosperity, new data suggests that need not be the case. Last year the world economy grew without an associated increase in the rate of global carbon emissions - the heat-trapping gases scientists say are primarily responsible for a warming planet.

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  14. Is Hillary a great campaigner? 'The fundamentals' might matter more.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Ready for Hillary apparel and accessories are packed up at the Ready for Hillary super PAC store in Arlington, Va., in this photo taken April 3. When Hillary Rodham Clinton announces her presidential campaign, as expected, more than a dozen people in a nondescript office building overlooking the Potomac River will blast out the news by e-mail and social media then the super PAC will begin winding down its operations just as the Democrat opens her White House campaign. The Fundamentals.

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  15. Will US partisanship block a global climate accord?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    President Obama today committed the US to cut its emissions 26 to 28 percent by 2025. That pledge could help in forging an international climate agreement in Paris later this year.

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  16. US advice to others it could use itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah , Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani, Vice President Joe Bidden, Defense Secretary Ash Carter, and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan stand together during a March 24 ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Va.

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  17. Return of the Dust Bowl? Climate change study highlights how West must adapt.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A warning buoy sits on the dry, cracked bed of Lake Mendocino near Ukiah, Calif., in this 2014 file photo. The California drought hints at the sort of megadroughts forecast for the second half of the century if climate change is not curbed, according to a study in Science Advances.

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  18. The rise of the frickleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Long dill pickle slices have been something of a signature on burgers served at Canada 's Harvey's chain. But now its customers have a new topping/side option: deep-fried dill pickle spears.

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  19. White House launches new cyber security center: Will businesses cooperate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A Department of Homeland Security worker listens to President Obama talk at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va., Jan. 13. The US government is creating a new agency to monitor cybersecurity threats, pooling and analyzing information on a spectrum of risks, a senior Obama administration official said on Tuesday. A recent string of cyberattacks has served as a wakeup call for the Obama administration : The United States government needed a centralized body responsible for coordinating the country's cybersecurity response.

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  20. ABLE Act shows how Congress can get work done - and how hard it isRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Rep. Ander Crenshaw, and House Speaker John Boehner held a December news conference on the ABLE Act. The examples that suggest that Washington bipartisanship might be broken beyond repair are generally as close as the evening news.

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