March 24, 2014
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Common Core State Standard
L.CCS.1/2/3/4 Grades 6-12: Video of a current news event is presented for discussion to encourage student participation, but also inspire the use of evidence to support logical claims using the main ideas of the video. Students must analyze background information provided about a current event, draw out the main ideas and key details, and review different opinions on the issue. Then, students should present their own claims using facts and analysis for support.


Scientists Claim Antimatter Breakthrough

Researchers at CERN are claiming yet another major breakthrough in particle physics. This time they've trapped antimatter, holding it in place long enough to study.

Class discussion: Most of us have heard about antimatter from science fiction books, movies and TV shows. Does the fact that science ficition is becoming reality (again) get you more interested in science? The concepts are pretty cool -- particles traveling at nearly the speed of light, crashing into each other and releasing relatively enormous amounts of energy. Can this be a potential solution to our energy problems?

News Video Archive

The right to protest

Stephen Hawking says Earth has expiration date

Facebook CEO responds to election critics

Social media echo chambers trap Americans

Self-driving beer truck makes first delivery

Lab burgers take on cows

Kids work in US tobacco fields

U.S. accuses Russia of hacking, election meddling

Why are NFL ratings down this season?

Wage gap between white and black Americans grows

Tourists rush to visit dying Great Barrier Reef

Stop using Samsung Note 7 smartphones, U.S. warns

Hackers target state elections systems

What is Halal meat?

US Army Falsely Adjusted Its Spending By Trillions Of Dollars

Who ensures amusement rides are safe?

Zika Vaccine Trials Have Begun, But Funding Is About To Run Out

Apollo Astronauts' Health Issues Reveal A Hurdle To Deep-Space Travel

Family Says Man With Autism Traumatized After Police Shooting

Study finds Greenland lost 1 trillion tons of ice in just 4 years

UAE Advises Citizens To Avoid Traditional Dress After Incident In Ohio

Beijing's Consuming So Much Water The City's Sinking

Philadelphia Just Became The First Major US City To Tax Sugary Drinks

31 Percent Of Americans Are Struggling To Get By Financially

The '100 Deadliest Days' For Teen Drivers

Judge Orders Release Of Trump University Documents

How Screen Time Actually Affects Kids

Only In Texas: This High School Is Building A $63M Football Stadium

This Wisconsin Town Is Putting A Price On Bullies

Most High School Seniors Aren't Ready For College

Life expectancy declines for white women in the U.S.

Politicians Still Don't Get The, Uh … Internets

China blasts 'Zootopia' for pushing U.S. values

The GOP Is Pro-Guns — Just Not At Its Convention

Third Of Kids In The UK Spend Less Time Outside Than Prison Inmates

Donald Trump says he doesn't condone violence, but . . .

More Phone Scammers Are Calling Your Cell Because Landlines Are Dead

What we can learn from Scott Kelly's year in space

Mumbai Police Enforce No-Selfie Zones After A Rise In Deaths

Apple's Showdown With The FBI Is About More Than Just iPhones

Apparently, Teachers Aren't Sure How To Teach Climate Change

Gulf Coast States React To Growing Cases Of Zika Virus

Cliffside Homes Near Collapse in California Due to El Nino Erosion

Oceans Could Hold More Plastic Than Fish By 2050, Report Says

U.S. Blows Up A Huge Stash Of ISIS' Cash

Newly Arrived Syrian Refugees Pepper-Sprayed

The Healthiest State In The US Just Toughened Its Smoking Laws

Hot-selling Hoverboards Linked to Dangerous Fires

Obama: 'This was an act of terrorism'

Why are millennials under the microscope?

Bacteria evolves to defeat 'last resort' antibiotic 

Students Nationwide Protest For Free Tuition, Debt Forgiveness

Mars' atmosphere 'gone with the solar wind': NASA

Here's More Proof That Sugar Is Really Bad For Kids

Obama wants limits on standardized testing in the classroom

Dietary Supplements Lead To Over 20,000 ER Visits Yearly

Professional women's hockey league opens up play

Schools Prepare Students for Emergencies

School District Says Tag Won't Be Banned At Recess

The Internet, Tech Companies And Obama All Stand With Ahmed

Why Musk's 'Nuking Mars' Idea Isn't All That Far-Fetched

Why Will Smith's New 'Concussion' Movie Terrifies The NFL

Which college grads get the most pay for their degrees?

Spotify's Mobile App Wants A Lot Of Your Personal Data 

Critic slams EPA for mishandling toxic spill in Animas River

CDC Says Kids Start Their School Day Too Early

Schools Tackle Social Media

Mass Shootings Bring Gun Control Debate Front and Center

The Numbers Behind Obama's Push For Prison Reform

Doctor Who Cheated Patients Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison

Toxic Algae Bloom Causing Seizures in Sea Lions

Pope Francis calls for action on climate change

Italian neurosurgeon to attempt first head transplant

Clearing your browser history could put you in prison

Roads melt as deadly temperatures plague India

'No nation is immune' to climate change, Obama tells grads

Migrants left to starve at sea in Southeast Asia

The most trusted name in news punditry? Stewart

Tesla unveils batteries for homes

Turkey denies genocide in deaths of Armenians 100 years ago

Flying mailman tries to deliver a message to the Capitol

Contrary To Previous Reports, Facebook's Fine By Teens

Does California's Water Clampdown Address The Real Problem?

Facebook Building Plane-Sized Drones For Global Internet

NFL's Chris Borland Retires, League's Future Questioned

Solar Impulse attempts to circle the globe without fuel

#TheDress becomes powerful ad for domestic violence awareness

'Modern Family's' Apple-Centric Episode Lives Up To The Hype

Tobacco's Plain Packaging Deters Australia's Smokers

Puerto Rico Might Start Fining The Parents Of Obese Children

Restaurant hand-washing rules unnecessary?

Bill Gates Is 'Concerned' About Artificial Intelligence

Rich About To Be Richer Than The Rest Of Us Combined

Why Is Everyone Going After Mitt Romney?

Smartphones In Bedrooms May Cause Kids To Get Less Sleep

CES 2015: The world's biggest tech trade show

Stephen Colbert's Epic Interview With Smaug The Dragon

UAB Axes Football Team Amid Financial Struggles

Cable Networks' Different Approaches To Ferguson Decision

Friday News Dump: House GOP Report Debunks Benghazi Theories

Share a kiss and and 80 million bacteria

Wired Cockroaches Could Help Find Trapped Disaster Victims

Americans Keep Paying More For Slower Internet

Free Math App Is A Teacher's Worst Nightmare

Facebook Says The DEA's Fake Accounts Go Too Far

Malala Yousafzai Is Youngest Ever To Win Nobel Peace Prize

Earth Has Lost Half Its Vertebrate Wildlife Since 1970: WWF

'Daily Show' Joke Has One Direction Fans Terrorizing Twitter

California's King Fire Grows To 80K Acres

Monarch Butterfly's Numbers Fly Dangerously Low

2 Murder Convicts Exonerated 30 Years After False Confession

California Passes Plastic Bag Ban

Why Shanghai Subway Passengers Ran Away From Man Who Fainted

Heavier Rainfall? Not Your Imagination

University president shares his salary with school’s lowest-paid workers

Fear of Ebola could worsen epidemic

Colorado River drying up at alarming rate

Australian Singer Sia Shuns Spotlight

Truck Owners Blow Extra Smoke To Anger Environmentalists

People Prefer Electric Shocks To Thinking Alone, Says Study

Lucy Li, 11, Eats Ice Cream During U.S. Open Interview

How A Nuclear Bomb Nearly Detonated Over the U.S.

Study Suggests Fasting Can Be Good For Immune System

Google Says Self-Driving Car Is Safe For Passengers, Pedestrians

Iranians Arrested For Fan Video Of Pharrell's 'Happy'

Wildfires Burn Thousands of Acres in California

Drought-Stricken Texas Town Will Purify Wastewater To Drink

House Painted Like The One In 'Up' Stirs Controversy

Gallup Asks Americans Which States Are Best, Worst

Why Isn't The K.C. Shooting Suspect A 'Terrorist?'

Pakistan Drops Charges Against 9-Month-Old Baby

Running Yellowstone Bison Not Predicting Eruption

General Motors: Lawsuits pile up over deadly defect

Clothing Company Eschews Traditional Models For Ph.Ds

Louisiana Death Row Inmate Released After 30 Years

Asteroid Comes Closer To Earth Than The Moon

Ellen's A-Lister Oscars Selfie Broke Twitter

What's Worse Than Losing? Winning Justin Bieber

What Different Countries Pay Their Olympians

Video Shows Police Raiding Home Over Credit Card Fraud

Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel peace prize

Cellphone Wi-Fi used to track consumers

West suffers through record drought

Chemical spill leaves 300,000 without drinking water

Food, Crop Yields Max Out