Japan and Australia must cooperate with US on North Korea, Building public trust in science, Arresting WikiLeaks founder would set ‘dangerous precedent,’ Better Holocaust education needed everywhere, Combating climate change through citizen action

A roundup of global commentary for the May 8, 2017, weekly magazine. Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

Funding For New El Dorado County Sheriff’s Building Beats Deadline

EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – County leaders rushed to beat an end of year deadline and approved borrowing millions of dollars to build a new sheriff’s headquarters. It’s the largest most costly project El Dorado has ever undertaken, but it’s one the sheriff said is a must. Entering the current facility is like going back(…)

Republican Party Headquarters Firebombed In North Carolina, Nazi Vandalism Spray Painted On Building

This is truly terrifying, and just another show of how out of control this election season has become. The Orange County Republican Party headquarters in Hillsborough, North Carolina were firebombed sometime over night on Saturday evening, and GOP officials are already calling it an act of “political terrorism,” according to reports. Related: Donald Trump Hits(…)

2 rescued, 2 jump from burning Lakeview building: ‘It was scary, terrifying’

Jessica Johnson woke to the sounds of screaming but thought it was just a Cubs fan straggling home late from Wrigley Field six blocks away.She went to the window anyway. “He was yelling, ‘Get out. Get out. Get out,’ ” said Johnson, who dressed, grabbed her keys and ran outside barefoot.“Once in… Home – Chicago(…)