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California’s blazes result in deadliest week of wildfires in recorded state history

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In this PBS NewsHour Extra video lesson, learn how firefighters have been battling wildfires in California’s wine country in the deadliest week of wildfires in recorded state history. Continue reading

What are the effects of opioid addiction on young people?

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Join PBS NewsHour for a Facebook Live on Wed., October 11th at 1 p.m. on how to talk to students about opioid addiction. We’ll take your questions LIVE on Facebook (enter in comments section and let us know your school and city/state) or tweet them to @NewsHour using #AskNewsHour. It’s important for teachers and students voices to be heard on this issue! Continue reading

How should elected officials react to mass shootings?

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In this PBS NewsHour lesson, the question of how elected officials should react to mass shootings is examined. Continue reading

Puerto Rico: What is the role of the federal government after a disaster?

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This PBS NewsHour Extra video lesson explores Hurricane Maria which struck the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, resulting in an emergency situation for the three and half million American citizens on the island. Continue reading

Hillary Clinton on sexism, racism and Trump’s foreign policy deficits

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Hillary Clinton, the former senator, secretary of state, first lady and presidential candidate published her memoir, “What Happened,” last week about the 2016 presidential election in which she lost to Donald Trump. Continue reading

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