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Congress vows not to delay November’s election, a possibility suggested by President Trump

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Thousands in Germany protest coronavirus restrictions

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

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How safe is it to go back to school?

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This week's word in the news: CAPSULE

DEFINITION:
A capsule is a structure that contains something else, such as medicine. A space capsule is a spacecraft that uses a blunt-body vehicle to reenter the Earth's atmosphere without wings.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
It’s taken six years to forge SpaceX and NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, and on Sunday at 2:48 p.m., a capsule containing astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley splashed down off the coast of Pensacola.
The Chicago Tribune -- 08/03/2020