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Readers write: An about
Regarding the Dec. 7 Monitor Daily article “Franken resignation shows Democrats’ line in the sand”: No woman should have to put up with unwanted sexu... >
Cutting off communication, no more street protests, improving Parliament, projections for India
“Connections and conversations matter all year round, so it is easy to understand why some people became frustrated after learning that Skype had been bl... >
Russia investigation: An eventful week, and what happens next
New details emerged this week in the broadening investigation into alleged efforts by Russia to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. • The cofou... >
A year after the March, women are sprinting forward
Ginny Dameron didn’t know what to expect from the Women’s March in Austin, Tex., last January. Odelia Younge also felt conflicted over whether to join... >
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With forgiveness, a need for economic justice
In the 1990s South Africa preached reconciliation and forgiveness in its successful and largely peaceful transition out of apartheid. Today, Liberia, long torn by civil wars, has peacefully elected a new president, George Weah, who’ll take office Jan. ... >
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Battle over legal marijuana: a monumental moment for states’ rights
West Hollywood is painted with rainbow flags. Known as “The Creative City,” this counterculture hub is set in rolling hills, thrumming with thrift s... >
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A year into 'America First,' the world eyes US – and Trump – with less trust
"From this day forward, it’s going to be only America First," he declared. Recommended: What do you know about Donald Trump? The president has not lau... >
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What makes immigration deals so hard
Specifically, a deal that offers a reprieve for the 700,000 unauthorized immigrants brought to the country as children and temporarily protected under the ... >
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In shutdown showdown, questions over where public ire will be aimed
Let this be a warning to Republicans and Democrats as they ramp up their messaging wars as to who will take the blame for a potential government shutdown F... >
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Italy's migrants teach themselves to stand up for themselves
It used to be that when a migrant here was the victim in a car accident – a fender bender or such – the local police would still end up blaming them fo... >
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Reducing drunken
Sobering statistics tell the story of how alcohol and driving combine in a tragic mix. Alcohol-impaired drivers in the United States cause more than 10,00... >