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  1. How a shipwrecked truck driver sailed a broken 'Angel' to safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Christian Science Monitor

    Louis Jordan walks from a Coast Guard helicopter to the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va., after being found off the North Carolina coast, Thursday, April 2, 2015. It was to be a short fishing jaunt into open ocean to fill his empty cooler with sheepshead and wreckfish.

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  2. Sailor who survived 66 days at sea: How ordeal could have been preventedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Christian Science Monitor

    Flares, a cell phone, and a VHF radio couldn't spare Louis Jordan the harrowing 66 days he spent lost at sea aboard his dismasted wooden sailboat, some 200 miles off the shores of North Carolina. The US Coast Guard has advice for other boaters about equipment and planning that could help prevent similar future disasters.

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  3. 2015 NCAA tournament TV schedule: Who to watch Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Hampton's Reginald Johnson drives past Delaware State's Amere May during the second half half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament championship, Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Norfolk, Va. Hampton beat Delaware State 82-61 for an automatic berth into the NCAA tournament.

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  4. Pi Day adds up to irrational love of infinite goofinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    "That's because love is irrational and so is Pi," says my studious, Pi-loving 11-year-old math geek. Pi , or I , is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.

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  5. Snow weighs heavy on southern tree limbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The South will rise from winter storm Remus, but the landscape may look ragged this spring as prolonged cold and weighty snow have become a hazard to trees and those who pass under them. "We've got hit," says Ralph Jackson, owner of A Beautiful Tree by Jackson in Lacey's Spring, Ala., which was smack in the center of Remus's path.

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  6. Samaritan moments as Southern states get a taste of snowRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Ian Suhay Kamani Simmons, and E.Z. Bodrick of Norfolk, Virginia help a neighbor get his car moving on one for the city's unplowed residential streets. It is a wintry mix of joy and frustration as the Northeast continues to lament the worst house guest ever - Old Man Winter - and many in the South are welcoming their first real taste of snow in a year or more.

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  7. Facebook's 'legacy contact': Do you need a social-media heir?Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    In this March 15, 2013, file photo, A Facebook employee walks past a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif, in 2013. Facebook is giving more options to decide what happens to users' accounts after they die.

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  8. Wet Seal store protests: What's it all about?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A backlash by former employees of the Wet Seal clothing store chain is playing out in store windows and in social media after the closure of multiple outlets. From Seattle , Wash.

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  9. No Child Left Behind: Would fewer standardized tests do the trick?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Raise your hand if you are tired of standardized testing and want more of an old school approach to education that won't revolve around the tests, but rather the quality of education our children experience in school. After more than a decade of parents, teachers, and even administrators railing against the " No Child Left Behind " act, which has shaped the US education system curriculums to be largely dependent on standardized tests, it seems there may be new legislation introduced from the Republican-majority US Senate to drastically reduce the number of federally-mandated standardized tests.

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  10. Pentagon's floating missile defense future: a pair of billion-dollar blimpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Two US military blimps flying 10,000 feet above the East Coast will act as a new missile defense system for the United States. The giant airships, known as the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, or JLENS within the Pentagon, will be able to scan the oceans and coastline in a 340-mile radius, or from Norfolk, Va., to Boston.

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  11. Pentagon's floating missile defense future: a pair of billion-dollar blimpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Two US military blimps flying 10,000 feet above the East Coast will act as a new missile defense system for the United States. The giant airships, known as the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, or JLENS within the Pentagon, will be able to scan the oceans and coastline in a 340-mile radius, or from Norfolk, Va., to Boston.

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  12. What advice did Albert Einstein give to Marie Curie?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only woman to win the award in two different fields , but when she tried to vie for a position against a man. she fell victim to trolls of her day, whom her ally Albert Einstein referred to as "reptiles" in a powerful letter of support for the besieged female scientist.

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  13. Nazi U Boat wreck gives glimpse of World War II battle fought at US doorstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    The German U-576 was sunk in 1942 by aircraft fire after attacking and sinking the freighter Bluefields and two other ships off North Carolina. Lodged beneath sand and silt, scientists have uncovered two vessels off the coast of North Carolina that provide new insight into the events of World War II.

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  14. Mission District turf battle: How can adults and kids share public play space?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    According to the video's publisher, the situation was described as 'Without community approval, the private foundation decided to issue costly permits to a small traditional pick-up soccer field.' A group of kids from San Francisco 's Mission District have posted a now viral video of a confrontation between themselves and employees from Dropbox and Airbnb over a city 'pay to play' soccer field.

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