foreign affairs

How Beirut blasts have pushed Lebanon to breaking point

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn more about the blast that shook Beirut, Lebanon, in early August. Continue reading

PBS 4-minute news summary: Choose your own current event!

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In this current events lesson, check out PBS NewsHour’s 4-minute news wrap and choose your own story to dive into! Continue reading

PBS news summary: Choose your own current event activity

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In this current events lesson, check out the PBS NewsHour’s 2-minute news wrap from April 8, 2020. Continue reading

PBS 2-minute news summary: coronavirus, 2020 Olympics postponed, Afghanistan

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In this current events lesson, check out the PBS NewsHour from Mon. March 23rd, on the cancellation of the Olympics and an update on Afghanistan. Continue reading

Iran retaliates, fires missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn more about Iran’s missile strikes on an Iraqi airbase that houses American and other international troops. Continue reading

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