Christian Science Monitor | All Stories Why Trump’s summit performance rocked Capitol Hill 2018-07-17T21:24:01.004000000+00:00 Never before, in living memory, had an American president stood on foreign soil and sided with a rival foreign leader and against his own government. Even after reversing himself, President Trump will face fallout for some time. US states change up suspect lineup policies to improve accuracy 2018-07-17T20:06:56.945000000+00:00 Half of all US states have adopted new policies to prevent eyewitnesses from being swayed by police or other influences. Eyewitness misidentifications were a factor in 71 percent of the more than 350 wrongful convictions overturned by post-conviction DNA, according to The Innocence Project. How truth encircles the White House 2018-07-17T19:55:57.497000000+00:00 The president’s own intelligence chief shows how to counter Mr. Trump’s misstatements about Russia’s role in the 2016 election. Lights slowly come on for Puerto Ricans in rural areas 2018-07-17T19:55:57.399000000+00:00 Almost a year after two hurricanes ravaged the US territory, repair crews are working to energize the more than 950 homes and businesses that remain without power in hard-to-reach areas. Puerto Ricans remain fearful that their newly returned normality could be short lived. How humpback whales made a global comeback 2018-07-17T19:44:57.522000000+00:00 As international whaling ramped up around the turn of the 20th century so did efforts by governments, activists, and the public to stop the practice. By 2016, more than half of the species' 14 population segments were no longer considered endangered. Russia chalks up Trump-Putin summit as success. But is there a hidden cost? 2018-07-17T19:44:57.519000000+00:00 For all the backlash in the US to President Trump's comments in Helsinki, there are pressing issues that Moscow and Washington need to discuss. And the Kremlin was very happy with how the summit addressed them. In Boko Haram’s hometown, a favorite pastime endures: going to the zoo 2018-07-17T18:49:08.604000000+00:00 Boko Haram has inspired fear throughout northeast Nigeria, including at Maiduguri’s beloved zoo. But its leafy paths are also wells of calm, a treasured reminder that 'normal' life goes on. Les Bleus are a mini-UN of soccer talent 2018-07-17T18:49:08.494000000+00:00 France's 4-2 victory over Croatia propelled the team to the nation's second-ever World Cup championship. About two-thirds of Les Bleus's roster included players with immigrant backgrounds. Record number of Muslim Americans make bids for elected office 2018-07-17T18:38:08.111000000+00:00 Around 90 Muslim Americans launched campaigns for national or statewide offices this election cycle, a number that Muslim groups and political observers say is unprecedented in the post-9/11 era. Many, however, have faced anti-Muslim backlash. Slumping milk prices force dairy farmers to think outside the barn 2018-07-17T18:16:06.190000000+00:00 Dairy farmers have seen low milk prices before, but the current downturn has been severe in its duration. As some dairy farms fail, others are finding new paths forward.