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Christian Science Monitor - World

As pandemic shifts, so does some Americans' view of it

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1,400-year-old manuscript points to Jesus' wife and kids, authors say

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To curb urban flooding, China is building 'sponge cities.' Do they work?

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10 brands you'll have to give up if you're boycotting Israel

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Atari Breakout: How to unlock the latest Google easter egg

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After unprecedented protests, 'Cubans need a response now' Cubans angered by their government's economic and social failures have turned the revolutionary "Homeland or Death" into a more hopeful slogan.

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First Look - In Colombia, a digital divide slows integration of Venezuelans - Amid a humanitarian crisis, millions of Venezuelans have fled their homes to neighboring Colombia in recent years. But the lack of technological resources and digital skills is proving to be an obstacle to settling in, despite Colombia's welcoming policies.

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First Look - Olympic fans make a sport of glimpsing athletes from afar - The ban on spectators at the 2020 Olympics hasn't stopped die-hard fans in Tokyo who are finding creative ways – through chain linked fences and roadside spots – to see their favorite athletes in action.

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Why a yearlong wait is a boon for US water polo -- The Tokyo Olympics' delay has cost many athletes. But for others, like U.S. water polo's Kaleigh Gilchrist, it made competing possible.

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Why Katie Ledecky's gold represents something bigger at the Games -- Katie Ledecky's gold in the 1,500-meter freestyle was more than a personal win. The sport's Olympic debut for women is one more step toward gender equality.

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Something more than gold: How US gymnasts earned silver -- After Simone Biles' exit from the team gymnastics finals, her teammates rallied for a silver medal – and showed their support for her difficult call.

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Can diplomacy get global cyberwarriors to sheathe their swords? -- Washington would like an international treaty to curb cyberwarfare. Other actors in the cybersphere are unconvinced now, but they too are vulnerable.

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Points of Progress -- More inclusive courts, from Canada to Colombia -- In our progress roundup, Canada appoints a nonwhite justice, and Colombia's Constitutional Court translates from Spanish to 26 Indigenous languages.

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First Look -- North and South Korea improve ties with renewed communication -- After over a year of dormancy, North and South Korea have revived key communication channels. It's a sign that relations are improving and tensions are easing, even as negotiations over North Korea's nuclear weapons remain suspended.

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First Look -- 'I like simple': Peru's first family proud of rural roots -- Up until now, Peruvian President-elect Pedro Castillo, his wife, Lilia Paredes, and their children have lived in a rural, adobe house in the Andes built by Mr. Castillo two decades ago. Now, as a presidential palace awaits them, the family reflects on their roots.

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'Coup' in Tunisia: Why Arab Spring's last light is dimming -- In Tunisia, a presidential power grab that seized on deadlock and pandemic pressures is winning support among a public increasingly down on democracy.

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Free speech? Hong Kong trial ends in guilty verdict for protester. -- The first conviction of a protester under Hong Kong's new security law underscores how far free speech has been throttled in the city.

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Wish we were there: Athletes' parents work around Olympics ban -- Adaptability may be the name of the game for Tokyo Olympics – and not only for the athletes. Parents are finding new ways to support their Olympians.

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