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  1. Tiny house owners search for an urban roostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Christian Science Monitor

    First came urban chicken coops, then food trucks. The latest trend to test city zoning laws? Tiny houses built on trailer beds.

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  2. The FXB toolkit: Latest weapon in fighting povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Christian Science Monitor

    In this photo taken in 2003, FXB founder Albina du Boisrouvray poses with a group of children from an FXBVillage in Jaipur, India. A global development group is releasing a new planning guide - a "tool kit" - that aims to take on extreme poverty, 100 families at a time.

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  3. How I discovered what's in a nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Christian Science Monitor

    I am, if one can believe Internet searches, the only Edward Ordman in the world. This is surprising.

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  4. Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev: What were they thinking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    As the punishment phase in the Boston Marathon bombing trial begins this week, we're expected to hear allegations of brainwashing and accusations of complicity. Soon, we'll have a punishment - execution or life in prison - for convicted bomber Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev.

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  5. 'Scientific wonderland' expected as spacecraft approaches PlutoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A planet redder than Mars? Rivers of liquid neon flowing across the surface? A subsurface ocean? A binary planet in a solar system filled with soloists? But it's not. It's Pluto, or at least inferences or speculations about Pluto astronomers have drawn from their ever-shifting vantage point, currently some 3 billion miles away.

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  6. Opinion: Threat intelligence is the judo move needed to take down hackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The kit was advertised on Russian forums and it was - and continues to be - updated regularly. The speed at which software exploits spread around the deep Web, giving technically skilled criminals the chance to find ways to use it, didn't give other financial institutions much time to patch the holes in their infrastructure to stay ahead of attackers.

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  7. Prosecution rests in Boston Marathon bombing trial. What's ahead for defense?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad and Judy Clarke during his federal death penalty trial in Boston in this March 5 courtroom sketch. The prosecution finished its case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the same way it began nearly two months ago - painting a picture of the devastation and heartache caused by the bombings.

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  8. Why Luke Skywalker's binary sunset may be real after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    NASA's Kepler mission has discovered a world where two suns set over the horizon instead of just one. The planet, called Kepler-16b, is the most 'Tatooine-like' planet yet found in our galaxy and is depicted here in this artist's concept with its two stars.

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  9. Prosecution rests in Boston Marathon bombing trial. What's ahead for defense?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad and Judy Clarke during his federal death penalty trial in Boston in this March 5 courtroom sketch. The prosecution finished its case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the same way it began nearly two months ago - painting a picture of the devastation and heartache caused by the bombings.

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  10. What was Dzhokhar Tsarnaev like as a high-schooler? Old friend testifies.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A Ruger pistol that was shown during the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial is displayed at a conference room at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston Tuesday. Stephen Silva testified Tuesday that he loaned Mr. Tsarnaev a P95 Ruger pistol in February 2013.

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  11. Boston breaks snow record. More to come?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    With 2.9 inches Sunday, Logan International Airport hit 108.6 inches for the season, topping a record of 107.6 inches set in 1995-96, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton . Computer models indicate a coastal storm could develop Friday, but they differ on its track.

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  12. Climate change is destroying Chilean mummies, say scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The famous Chinchorro mummies, which have remained preserved in Chile for more than 7,000 years, are now under threat from increased levels of moisture. Humid air is allowing bacteria to grow, causing the mummies' skin "to go black and become gelatinous," said Ralph Mitchell, a professor emeritus of applied biology at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, who examined the rotting mummies.

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  13. At core of Boston Marathon bombing trial, brothers' complex relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Tamerlan Tsarnaev was an amateur boxer, a convert to radical Islam, and someone potentially involved in a triple murder. He was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2011 and later spent six months in the southwest Russian regions of Chechnya and Dagestan, where authorities have said they suspect he tried to join Islamist insurgents.

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  14. At core of Boston Marathon bombing trial, brothers' complex relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, second from left, and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, center, standing in the crowd as Boston Marathon runners headed to the finish line on Boylston Street in Boston. Law enforcement officials named the brothers as suspects in two bombings that occurred in the area several minutes later, April 15, 2013.

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  15. Why, despite the headlines, the world is a safer placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Despite the headlines today - the cruelty of the Islamic State in its quest for territory and followers, for example, and the brutal oppression of Syrians by leader Bashar al-Assad - violence has actually decreased considerably over history. Even more surprising to some, given what seems to be ubiquitous bad news: The hefty drop is largely a trend of the past 70 or so years.

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  16. Booksellers to customers: Ask any question you likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    You may have heard that there's no such thing as a stupid question, and staff at Memphis 's The Booksellers at Laurelwood bookstore are out to convince others of that. "We spend much of our day answering questions posed by you, our customers.

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  17. Warmth in winter? Acts of kindness stack up with snow.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A pedestrian walks through the snow during a winter blizzard in Cambridge, Massachusetts Feb. 15. As snow continues to pummel the US Northeast and other parts of the country, residents of storm-struck communities have found a variety of ways to help one another. Embattled hospital workers - fighting whiteout conditions brought on by the third such winter storm to hit New England in about a month - learned that for themselves when Boston Police Commissioner William Evans offered to drive them to Massachusetts General Hospital Sunday morning, New England Cable News reported .

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  18. Glimmer of hope in eight-year battle to replace No Child Left BehindRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee sits next to Sen. Patty Murray of Washington at a January hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington looking at ways to fix the No Child Left Behind law. The eight-year effort to reauthorize No Child Left Behind , the controversial bill that sets federal education policy, has come down to a battle over testing and accountability among some odd bedfellows.

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  19. First stars are 150 million years younger than thought, Planck telescope findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    This image released March 21, 2013 by the ESA and Planck Collaboration shows the afterglow of the Big Bang, the cosmic microwave background, as detected by the European Space Agency's Planck space probe. The radiation was imprinted on the sky when the universe was 370,000 years old.

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  20. First stars are 150 million years younger than thought, Planck telescope findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    This image released March 21, 2013 by the ESA and Planck Collaboration shows the afterglow of the Big Bang, the cosmic microwave background, as detected by the European Space Agency's Planck space probe. The radiation was imprinted on the sky when the universe was 370,000 years old.

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