October 17, 2017

How Stockton, Calif., has resisted political polarization

When customers walk into Farmers Feed Co., Mike Fleming’s first priority is to make them feel at ease. “When they see me – I’m a white […]
October 16, 2017

Trump's travel ban in court (again), but with a difference

Will the third time be the charm for the Trump administration? An almost constant feature of Donald Trump’s presidency has been litigation over his trio of […]
October 15, 2017

Trump's move on Iran deal? At its core, a compromise with his cabinet

Under President Abraham Lincoln, it meant bringing former political foes from his own party into the cabinet. Under President Franklin Roosevelt, it meant forming a diverse, […]
October 14, 2017

Readers write: Reader appreciation for Ruth Walker, Cassini coverage

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October 13, 2017

Maine's Susan Collins: Duty, bipartisan outlook drove decision to stay in Senate

Republicans and Democrats – to give her a standing ovation, including a sharp whistle of approval. For many, Senator Collins is a voice of reason and […]
October 12, 2017

Trump's executive action on health care: Will it cut holes in Obamacare safety net?

What if health insurance were less comprehensive, but also cheaper? The president can’t remake America’s health-care system with the stroke of a pen, but his action […]
October 11, 2017

Presidential supporters: We are OK with an immigration deal

On Sunday, the president seemed to give in to the pressure, presenting Congress with a long list of immigration enforcement demands in return for any legislation […]
October 10, 2017

Could smaller, local measures offer a way forward on gun control?

Maybe the American experience with gun violence doesn’t have to follow a dispiriting, predictable cycle after all. The cycle itself runs like this: a terrible mass […]
October 9, 2017

Liberia's election closes chapter of history – but for voters, past is present

On a recent afternoon in the run-up to Liberia’s Oct. 10 presidential election, supporters of the country’s ruling Unity Party spilled out onto the streets outside […]
October 8, 2017

Why we must be global

The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization because it must be. The vision of our founder, Mary Baker Eddy, does more than embrace the […]
October 7, 2017

Readers write: Fighting hate in Idaho, all-hands response to hurricane, left a piece of her heart in St. John

Regarding the Aug. 31 Monitor Daily article “The Idaho community that drove out hate”: This was an excellent article that showed how good thinking and acting […]
October 6, 2017

Welcome the world’s newest welcome mat

The world has many “clubs” of nations, grouped by shared interests, but none like an unofficial one often cited by the United Nations for its generosity. […]