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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 2-minute news summary: Choose your own current event!

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In this current events lesson, check out the PBS NewsHour’s 2-minute news wrap from Mon. March 31st. 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

Study guide: US kills Iran’s top general

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about the hostilities taking place in Iraq, including the U.S. killing of Iran’s top General Qassem Soleimani. Continue reading

World News Quiz: U.S.-Iran prisoner swap & possible Pluto replacement

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Give your students this fun, 5-minute quiz to review all of the major news of the past week. Continue reading

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