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  1. Newly discovered newspaper articles by Mark Twain reveal 'identity crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Christian Science Monitor

    Bob Hirst, general editor of the Mark Twain Project, holds a magnifying glass to show the very first Mark Twain signature to appear anywhere in the Territorial Enterprise newspaper in Virginia City, Nev., at The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., Monday, May 4, 2015. Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco.

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  2. Quest for Earth-like planets becoming more sophisticatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Christian Science Monitor

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Image by Reto StA ckli . Enhancements by Robert Simmon .

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  3. Fast-food workers: Why more strikes over $15 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Christian Science Monitor

    Protests for pay of $15 an hour and a union for fast-food and other low-wage workers are set to take place around the country Wednesday, marking the biggest effort yet in an ongoing campaign by labor organizers. The push comes just two weeks after McDonald's announced a pay bump for workers at its company-owned stores, suggesting the chain is trying to take control of its image as an employer.

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  4. Fast-food workers: Why more strikes over $15 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Christian Science Monitor

    Protests for pay of $15 an hour and a union for fast-food and other low-wage workers are set to take place around the country Wednesday, marking the biggest effort yet in an ongoing campaign by labor organizers. The push comes just two weeks after McDonald's announced a pay bump for workers at its company-owned stores, suggesting the chain is trying to take control of its image as an employer.

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  5. Five money-saving tips if you're attending a weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A Chinese couple rides a bike in Beijing. When attending a wedding, you can save on air travel, accommodations, attire, and a wedding gift.

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  6. Warp in spacetime lets astronomers watch the same star explode four timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The Hubble Space Telescope image reveals four images of the same supernova. The photos were created with the help of a galaxy that "gravitationally lensed" the supernova so it could be seen clearly from Earth.

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  7. Environmental trouble brewing for the K-Cup?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Multiple reports find that K-Cup are causing an enormous trash burden, but very few makers have developed recyclable or bio-degradable alternatives. If they were to be taken out of landfills and lined up side by side, the K-Cups sold In 2014 alone would wrap around the world 10.5 times.

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  8. Where did Europe get its languages? Scientists uncover new evidence.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The European flag flies amid those of European Union member states in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg in 2004. Beginning some 4,500 years ago, herders living in the temperate grasslands north of the Black and Caspian Seas began moving westward into Europe.

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  9. Two new spider species: 'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A male of the peacock spider species Maratus jactatus, which is nicknamed Sparklemuffin, lifts its leg as part of a mating dance. Two gorgeous new species of peacock spiders nicknamed "Skeletorus" and"Sparklemuffin" have been discovered in Australia, according to a new report.

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  10. Malia Obama goes college hunting: Following in her father's footsteps?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Last summer, news outlets took notice when Malia Obama toured Stanford and the University of California-Berkeley . Now, heads are turning once again after Malia and her mom, Michelle Obama, were spotted on private tours with multiple universities in New York City on Friday.

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  11. Why the UK has voted to allow 'three-parent babies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    In London, Members of Parliament chatted in the debating chamber at the House of Commons after voting in favor of mitochondrial donation techniques aimed at preventing serious inherited diseases Tuesday. Britain's House of Commons voted overwhelmingly today to legalize the creation of so-called "three-parent babies."

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  12. Ginseng or a rice filler? Major retailers sell fraudulent supplementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Walgreens, GNC, Target, and Walmart received cease-and-desist letters from the New York State attorney general's office for selling fraudulent natural supplements. It may come as a shock to the tens of millions of Americans who buy herbal supplements to find out that their "ginseng" is nothing more than powdered garlic and rice.

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  13. Evidence for Big Bang waves dissolves under scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Map of the galactic dust and of the galactic magnetic field measured by Planck at 353 GHz. The observation field of BICEP2 is delineated by the white dotted line.

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  14. 2014 hottest year on record according to NOAA, NASARead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday. Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA calculated that in 2014 the world had its hottest year in 135 years of record-keeping.

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  15. First 'soda tax' takes effect in Berkeley. Will others follow?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Dr. Vicki Alexander, of the Berkeley Healthy Child Coalition, celebrates with fellow supporters after the passing of Measure D, imposing a sales tax on soda drinks in Berkeley, Calif. Berkeley voters became the first in the country to approve taxing sodas to curb consumption, after costly campaigns by the soda industry helped defeat similar taxes in more than 30 other cities and states in recent years.

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  16. Hebdo attacks: Offensive speech is protected. When should it be used?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    As Charlie Hebdo prepares its first post-massacre edition to run Wednesday - with an image of the prophet saying "Je suis Charlie" on the cover - the issue of free speech in an open society remains live. The unity march in Paris on Sunday with 40 world leaders was a dramatic statement of support for the values of free speech and the rejection of violence, as French President FranA ois Hollande made clear.

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  17. Was a highly praised 2013 book built on flawed data?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Economist and author Thomas Piketty been called 2014's most influential thinker ; was offered France's highest honor , the Legion of Honor; and was invited to the White House due to his renowned book, "Capital in the 21st Century," which the New York Times' Paul Krugman called "the most important economics book of the year - and maybe of the decade." Now, a pair of academic studies claims to have uncovered a series of factual errors and flawed data in Mr. Piketty's celebrated book, that it claims, pokes holes in the very premise of his argument.

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  18. Malia Obama mystery selfie: What's the message?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    President Obama with his daughter Malia Obama, waves as they arrive at the White House on Sunday, back from a family vacation in Hawaii. Has the White House suffered another stunning leak of top secret information? Something really closely held, known to only a select few at the very top of the Obama administration ? No, we're not talking about NSA surveillance revelations or some other national security item.

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  19. With #BlackBrunch, activists try new way of drawing attention to racial issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A half century after Huey Newton and Bobby Seale formed the Black Panthers in Oakland , Calif., to carry guns and follow police around to record brutality, a new activism tactic has been launched in the same city to address racial injustice - albeit the weapons are different. On Sunday, activists dressed in black entered restaurant after restaurant in Oakland.

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  20. Scientists reveal disco clam's groovy secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Many predators lurk in the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific Ocean, but the so-called disco clam has a flashy defense mechanism - a spectacular light show - to scare away potential threats. These small, 2.8-inch-long clams have tiny shiny silica spheres in their lips that can reflect light and put on a glimmering underwater display .

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