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Serbia walks a tightrope between Russia and Europe

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Federal response to Ebola grows as missteps spread concern

Ebola remains a high-interest topic, with extensive coverage across America as developments occur virtually every day. The latest news includes President Obama's selection of a longtime White House official, Ron Klains, to manage government resp...

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Facebook accused the Drug Enforcement Agency of violating its terms of service when it impersonated an upstate New York woman on Facebook. The company's letter criticizes the DEA for impersonating Sondra Arquiett, creating a profile without her knowledge and posting seized images to it in an attempt to trap criminals. Facebook demanded the DEA close down any other impersonation accounts.

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Science Behind the News

NBC Learn, in partnership with he National Science Foundation, explores the science, technology, engineering and math found in current events. This 7-week series helps connect fundamental STEM topics to real-world news stories.

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Do we take voting for granted?

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This week's word in the news: AMBIGUOUS

DEFINITION:
Open to more than one interpretation; doubtful or uncertain.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
"The current law is ambiguous," said Todd Maron, Tesla's general consul. "That ambiguity is why the dealers, through these last-minute tactics, have gone to change the law."
The Detroit News -- 10/20/2014

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Frontiers of the Brain

Science Diarist John Beggs explains what makes neuroscience like the Wild West.

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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Celebrating their 75th annual National Wildlife Week the National Wildlife Federation's longest-running education program is designed to teach kids about the wonders of nature and inspire their interest in spending more time outdoors. Students and teachers will benefit from the many downloadable lesson plans, posters, and trading cards perfect for classrooms to explore "tree"-mendous wildlife species.

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