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  1. In Philadelphia, a statue is raised, not taken downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    Nearly 150 years after he was killed on the streets of his adopted hometown, Octavius Valentine Catto was honored by a crowd of hundreds gathered in Philadelphia on Tuesday for the unveiling of a statue in his honor. The honor is the first such named tribute for an African-American on public land in Philadelphia and comes amid a national conversation about how and where America chooses to celebrate its heroes.


  2. Why there's been a big drop in women coaches under Title IXRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    Since the gender equity law was passed 45 years ago this summer, the number of female athletes has grown sixfold. But as women's sports became more competitive, the coaching ranks were increasingly filled with men.


  3. Would you eat your water bottle if that would save the planet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    New products with edible food packaging want to take the sustainability trend to a new level. Yet, experts say these products still face substantial marketing changes to become a mass movement.


  4. Google rolls out new 'Fact Check' tool worldwide to combat fake newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    On Friday, Google implemented a new tool to fight the spread of misinformation on the web worldwide. The new "Fact Check" program automatically labels dubious stories in users' search results, and provides links to fact-checking sites like Snopes and Politifact to establish the veracity of their claims.


  5. Cinco de Mayo cancelled in Philadelphia amid immigration fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    A man dressed as an Aztec dancer prepares for the start of the annual Carnaval de Puebla, a traditional Mexican carnival celebration that re-enacts the Battle of Cinco de Mayo, in Philadelphia in 2014. Organizers of a prominent Mexican festival in Philadelphia have cancelled this year's parade over concerns that immigration authorities could target attendees.


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