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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

How the U.S. women’s World Cup victory is the perfect civics lesson

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, students will learn about the U.S. women’s soccer World Cup victory and how it is also a good civics lesson. Continue reading

Zika virus shadow looms over summer Olympics in Rio

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Concern surrounding Zika virus has taken center stage in Brazil, as local organizers of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games assure the world that the country is safe for athletes and tourists. Continue reading

How Muhammad Ali’s life reflected America’s struggles

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Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali died of natural causes on Friday in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 74. Continue reading

Back to school resources for every classroom

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It’s that time of year again and PBS NewsHour Extra has got you covered for great back to school lesson plans and resources for every…read more

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