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World War II, Atomic bomb mushroom clouds over Hiroshima (left) and Nagasaki (right), August 1945, Japan. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)

Five things your class should know on the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing

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World War II, Atomic bomb mushroom clouds over Hiroshima (left) and Nagasaki (right), August 1945, Japan. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)  …read more

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Five things your class needs to know about the Iran nuclear deal

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By Gabby Shacknai On Tuesday, after two years of negotiations, a group of six nations led by the United States achieved a comprehensive long-term deal…read more

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Do Now: How can we help fight the Ebola outbreak?

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Periodic attacks occur against girls, teachers and their school buildings, usually in the more conservative south and east of Afghanistan, from where the Taliban draws most support.

Teaching girls’ empowerment in the developing world

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PBS NewsHour recently interviewed Malala Yousafzai, who has become a worldwide symbol for girls’ empowerment through education. NewsHour Extra compiled resources to for teachers to address women…read more

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Need-to-know: Extra’s top summer stories

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This summer saw constant breaking news around the globe. Check out Extra’s top summer stories below, with links to more information on these stories, discussion…read more

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