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First U.S. Ebola diagnosis in Dallas

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The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. during the current outbreak is being treated at a hospital in Dallas, Texas. Continue reading

Ebola outbreak – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has already claimed the lives of thousands since its…read more

Hong Kong protests for greater democracy

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A Chinese government proposal to limit voting rights in Hong Kong has spurred hundreds of thousands of protesters to fill the streets this week. Continue reading

U.S. and Arab partners go after ISIL in Syria

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The U.S. and its Arab partners launched a campaign of over 200 airstrikes in Syria this week in an effort to weaken ISIL. Continue reading

Protesters call for action on climate change

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Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered around the world this week in advance of a United Nations climate summit. Continue reading

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