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Are You Willing to Alter Your Fashion for Ethics?

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Every month, NewsHour Extra partners with KQED Edspace in San Francisco to produce Do Now, a classroom activity that promotes social media discussion of current…read more

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Young People Face Worst Job Market in 50 Years

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Young people in the U.S. are experiencing more difficulties starting their careers than at any time in the last 50 years. This comes despite a…read more

Protesters in Cyprus rally against government plans to seize individual bank deposits.

Cyprus Bailout the Latest in Eurozone Woes

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Published March 28, 2013 A solution was reached Monday, March 25, to avert a large-scale banking crisis that has overtaken the small island nation of…read more

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Bailout Saves Cyprus from Potential Bankruptcy Plunge

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Click here to download video The country of Cyprus avoided bankruptcy yesterday after it agreed to terms for a financial bailout from its partners in…read more

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What is sequestration? – Lesson Plan

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Subject(s): Economics, U.S. Estimated Time: One 45-minute class period Grade Level: 10-12th Objective: Students Will: Learn the definition of sequestration. Learn about government budgets, spending…read more

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