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Patrik Jonsson

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Staff writer for the Christian Science Monitor

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It's taken almost a month for the shooting death of 17-year-old, African American  Trayvon Martin  to become a national issue.

Guns, Race and Trayvon Martin

It's taken almost a month for the shooting death of 17-year-old, African American Trayvon Martin to become a national issue.

from To the Point

President Bush has called for an increase in troops for Iraq , but US forces are already stretched thin. The so-called "surge" means an escalation of 21,500 troops.

More US Soldiers Are on Their Way to Iraq

President Bush has called for an increase in troops for Iraq , but US forces are already stretched thin. The so-called "surge" means an escalation of 21,500 troops.

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Senior officials in the Trump Justice Department really have suspected the president of allegiance to Russia. They considered invoking the 25th Amendment.

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