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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.

What is America?

The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened Saturday and asked a poignant question of the world.

Science and salaries

Income inequality in the sciences could cause promising young scientists to opt out of their chosen fields.

Ceasing fire

Air strike blunders in Syria are a strong reason to ground warplanes -- and to work anew toward a comprehensive ceasefire.

Conflicting interests

Tony Blair’s exit from consulting can strengthen his philanthropy.

The silent Muslim majority

A close look at France's Muslim community shows a large majority is peacefully integrating into French society.

Polls show that many Americans feel the country is not safe. This weekend's dumpster bomb in New York feeds that narrative. But it's a false narrative.

Stay safe out there

The FBI chief recommends covering your webcam. That's worth heeding, but there are more important ways to practice cyber security.

Keeping lines open

The next US president will find what every modern president has found: US and Russian interests sometimes converge, sometimes collide.

Club divisions

Why Europe is no closer to uniting on refugee policy.

North Koreans in need

The family-run regime in Pyongyang often defies the world with aggressive acts. It often needs the world to bail it out.