Archives: Government & Civics


New “Dreamliner” Airplane Under Federal Review


Click here to download this video After a series of electrical problems grounded several flights in the past month, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced…read more

Government & CivicsTechnology

New Congress Sets Many Firsts


Click to download video The 113th Congress was sworn into office on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, just two days after the previous Congress finished a…read more

Government & Civics

Sen. Inouye Remembered for His Courage and Service


Click to download video Hawaii Senator Daniel Inouye passed away this week after spending nearly 50 years in the Senate. His colleagues, his constituents and…read more

Government & CivicsPolitics
A gay pride and an American flag cross on the bag of a pro-gay marriage demonstrator in California at a protest against Proposition 8. After a long legal battle, the Supreme Court will make the final decision on whether "Prop 8" is constitutional.

Supreme Court Considers Same-Sex Marriage


In 2013, the Supreme Court will consider two new cases that may decide the future of gay marriage. The court has never before heard a…read more

Government & CivicsPolitics

Lessons on Democracy from the Philippines

Student Voice

On Election Day American voters checked a box with the name “Barack Obama”, “Mitt Romney” or a third part candidate, but they were not casting…read more

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