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NCR Editorial: Health care fight far from over

This is the week senators vote (or not): Health care state of play

Fact Checking: Did Donald Trump cut $18 billion worth of red tape, as Mike Pence said?

Democrats are to unveil an economic agenda Monday. Democrats to pitch 'A Better Deal' agenda: Focus on job training, lowering costs.

Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci laid out his management philosophy last year in a breezy business-advice book called Hopping over the Rabbit Hole: How Entrepreneurs turn Failure into Success.

House GOP leaders face uphill budget battle. Republicans are far from the votes to pass a budget, which would seriously undermine their tax reform push.

In this month's installment of Global Sisters Report's feature about the unique, challenging and very specific lives of women religious around the world, our panelists write about renewal and rejuvenation on a day unlike most others. The Life asks: How do you spend Sundays? Answers come from Mexico, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Canada and other places.

ICYMI: Commentary by NCR editor at large Tom Roberts: There has been a psychic numbness at the heart of clerical culture that has enabled it to keep the most unsettling truths of the scandal at bay. The clergy's task is unfinished in confronting sex abuse

Black minister leaves Southern Baptist Convention to shed light on racism

The mission and ministry of women religious from Vietnam, Tanzania, the United States and elsewhere are featured in "Sisterhood," a seven-part documentary series.

NCR Columns that appeared this weekend:

And finally, let's give a cheer for caddies: Jordan Spieth won The Open after his caddie saved his butt on the wild 13th hole

DailyBreadBanner.jpgStart your day inspired with daily scripture reflections. Join NCR's sister publication, Celebration, for Daily Bread, a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings.

Or reflect on Pencil Preaching.jpgPencil Preaching by Pat Marrin. Every morning Pat Marrin breaks open the Word with a pencil sketch and a short meditation.

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