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The Christian Science Monitor Daily News Briefing provides an editorially curated perspective on important news of the day. Each issue provides a daily commentary from the editors, abridged versions of five key stories, an Editorial, the Christian Science perspective article, and a Top Headlines column. Insights gained from the Monitor can support and strengthen your prayers for the world. A link to each issue is delivered to your email inbox each weekday morning and can be read on JSH-Online. For the latest news and 24/7 access to Monitor content, you can also visit CSMonitor.com.

An informed electorate

The three presidential debates and a wealth of information about candidates and polices should be plenty to help the undecided to decide.

The world after Nov. 8

Amid the clamor of the US presidential race, it's important not to overlook hopeful developments in the world.

Dynastic drama

Thailand’s beloved monarch has bequeathed a political vacuum.

Mosul and Iraq's future

Winning the war against IS is important for the Iraqi government. Winning the peace afterward is even more important.

A degree of difference

Taking lessons learned from solving the ozone crisis, nearly 200 countries have banded together to take a simple, powerful step to address climate change

A bard for our times

Bob Dylan, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature, has uniquely married memorable – if at times inscrutable – poetry with music.

The cost of 'Brexit'

Britain's tumbling currency isn't good news for most Britons, but it is probably better news than the alternative: austerity.

Acts of exclusion

Nativist responses to immigration mirror the anxieties of their era.

America at the crossroads

Donald Trump's crude recorded comments about women provide an important portrait of his potential presidency.

An ennobling prize

Hundreds of individuals and organizations were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Peacemaking everywhere is the winner.