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Vol. 68 No. 31, Week of April 22, 2019

Story Image NEWSMAKER
Who Am I?

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Story Image VOCABULARY
News Names, Places, Words

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Story Image INTERNATIONAL NEWS / CIVICS / WORLD HISTORY / ECONOMICS / RELIGION / CRITICAL THINKING
India’s elections begin

The world’s largest democracy takes five weeks to complete voting. story text  |  This story has a video link

Story Image INTERNATIONAL NEWS / EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY / CRITICAL THINKING
First image of a black hole

Powehi is 55 million light-years away. story text  |  This story has a video link

Story Image NATIONAL NEWS / NEWSCURRENTS POLL / CIVICS / CRITICAL THINKING
NewsCurrents poll results: The Electoral College

Sixty percent of NewsCurrents users want to keep the Electoral College. story text

Story Image NATIONAL NEWS / LIFE SCIENCE / HEALTH / CRITICAL THINKING
Reducing stress with the “nature pill”

Do we all need 20 minutes in nature? story text  |  This story has a video link

Story Image INTERNATIONAL NEWS / LIFE SCIENCE / ANIMALS / PSYCHOLOGY / CRITICAL THINKING
Study: Cats recognize their own names

Felines might pretend not to know when we’re calling…but they know. story text  |  This story has a video link

Story Image COUNTRY OF THE WEEK
Belarus

Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, near Russia and Poland. story text  |  This story has a video link

Story Image THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
The “Army-McCarthy” hearings

Fear of communism in 1954 sparked the Army-McCarthy hearings. story text  |  This story has a video link

Story Image FACES AND PLACES
Julian Assange; Benjamin Netanyahu; Paris, France; Sudan

story text  |  Julian Assange video link  |  Benjamin Netanyahu video link  |  Paris, France video link  |  Sudan video link

Story Image GEOGRAPHY/MAPS
Where in the World

Test your students' geography knowledge with this feature. story text

Story Image STANDARDS IN THIS ISSUE
Standards in this issue

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