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Daily News Briefing

The Christian Science Monitor Daily News Briefing gives you the Editors' view of the day's most important events. Each issue is a tightly-edited report alerting you to the news stories that deserve your attention. Each issue features an exclusive, original column by our editors with their observations about the news, four breaking news stories, the daily Christian Science perspective and a Top Headlines column. Its short format is easy to quickly understand the important news topics of the day and why they matter to you.

The influx young people from Central America to the US is a complicated, contentious issue. But there may be a way forward.

Money, weapons, and diplomacy have so far failed to put out the many fires burning in the region.

Flying is far less risky than other means of travel, thanks to a major effort to improve safety in recent decades.

First, stop the conflict in Gaza. Then help Gaza realize its potential.

Vladimir Putin's actions are costing Russia hearts and minds -- in Ukraine and around the world.

If the skies of Eastern Europe are no longer safe for air travel, the Ukraine crisis has, in effect, become a global crisis.

The world must help stabilize shaky states – for the sake of global security and the safety of the men, women, and children in those states.

Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa have issues with the US-led world economic order. Do they have an alternative? 

The clock is ticking on negotiations over Iran's nuclear program. For the sake of the Middle East, real progress is greatly needed.

If the conflict between Israel and Hamas seems familiar, it is. But there are big differences this time that may prove difficult for Hamas to weather.