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Massachusetts Works to Curb Rising Healthcare Costs

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO President Obama’s Affordable Care Act modeled itself partly after healthcare reform in the state of Massachusetts. Although the changes have led to nearly…read more

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The Gettysburg Address – How History is Made

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for the PBS NewsHour Extra Tuesday November 19 marks the 150th anniversary of what many historians say is among…read more

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Obama Says Cancelled Health Plans Can Now Be Extended One Year

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Background The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires everyone to have health insurance, either through a private insurance company or through a government plan…read more

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The Greatest Sacrifice – A Lesson Plan for Veterans Day

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By Katie Gould, NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Subjects World History, government and civics, U.S. Wars, geography Estimated Time One 45 minute class Grade Level…read more

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World Leaders Demand No-Spying Agreement with U.S.

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One of the American government’s largest spying agencies, the NSA, is in hot water over allegations that it monitored the mobile phones of at least…read more

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