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President Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19

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Learn about President Donald Trump’s diagnosis of COVID-19 with this NewsHour current events lesson. Continue reading

Do charges in Breonna Taylor case show officers are ‘above the law’?

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Discuss why many from protesters to scholars think the charges in the police killing of Breonna Taylor are inadequate. Continue reading

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy on the Supreme Court

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In this lesson, learn about the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Continue reading

News Roundup: TikTok banned, Trump weighs in on 1619 Project

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Find out what happened this week, from the banning of TikTok to Trump’s comments on education and race. Continue reading

BrainPop: Dr. Fauci discusses young people’s role fighting coronavirus

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In this NewsHour lesson, we team up with BrainPop to hear advice from Dr. Fauci about the coronavirus and concerns about growing anti-science sentiments in the U.S. Continue reading

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