Patrik Jonsson

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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Hawaii is experiencing its highest number of COVID cases, hospitalizations, and deaths since the pandemic began.

from Greater LA

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash is cultivating native plant species in its nursery — as a way to preserve its indigenous culture.

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California’s recall makes sense, but the electoral system as a whole needs reform, according to columnist Joe Matthews.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom now seems likely to survive the effort to recall him, but he should reflect on what got him into trouble.

from News Stories

The recall election could end up with three very different results for the future of Gov. Gavin Newsom and of politics in California. Here’s how the scenarios could play out.

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