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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Joe the pigeon is spared the death sentence in Australia

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Turning point: America inaugurates a new president and vice president this Wednesday

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris become our nation's top two leaders at noon Wednesday, the final formality of last fall's election. The ceremony, which takes place Jan. 20 every four years on the U.S. Capitol steps, has a notably different tone this time...

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Inside the 'ghost kitchen' phenomenon


So-called "ghost kitchens" have seen a spike in popularity amid restrictions to indoor dining. A ghost kitchen is a delivery-only restaurant. Orders are made in one location and picked up by a delivery driver. The operations save money because there’...

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

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This week's word in the news: INCITEMENT

DEFINITION:

The encouragement of another person to commit a crime.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Sources told ABC News that Trump watched the impeachment proceedings on television and grew angry as he witnessed former supporters, including House GOP leaders Liz Cheney and Kevin McCarthy, support the charge of “incitement of insurrection” or blame the president directly for the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution -- 01/18/2021

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Was a 2nd impeachment justified?

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