Category Archives: U.S.


Obama Visits Israel and West Bank


Published March 21, 2013 President Barack Obama is in Israel this week, marking his first presidential trip to the country since taking office five years…read more

Government & CivicsPoliticsWorld

Sequestration Is Happening, But Effects Are Unclear


Related Lesson Plan: What is Sequestration? The government in Washington is about to go into “sequestration,” a series of automatic budget cuts that will affect…read more

Government & CivicsPolitics
From left, Isiah Cooper of Montbello, Dominic Lopez of Colorado School for Deaf & Blind and Cade Kloster of Longmont participate in High School boys all-star basketball game.

Law Enables Students With Disabilities to Play Sports


The Department of Education has issued new guidelines explaining what school districts need to do to enable students with physical disabilities or learning differences to…read more

Social IssuesU.S.
President Obama also focused on the message of strengthening the middle class and boosting the economy in his 2012 State of the Union address.

President Obama Delivers State of the Union


Every year, the president speaks to a rare joint session of Congress with all 100 senators and 435 members of the House of Representatives. The…read more

Barack ObamaGovernment & CivicsMarco RubioState of the Union
Unmanned drones like this MQ-1 Predator can be flown anywhere in the world by pilots sitting behind their desks in the U.S.

Leaked Memo Justifies Killing Americans with Drones


A secret Justice Department document revealed this week outlines legal arguments for using drone aircraft to target and kill American citizens living abroad who are…read more

Government & Civics

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