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‘Year of the Woman:’ More female candidates win nominations and have a larger role across the country

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Brought to you by NBC Learn in celebration of National Women’s History Month.

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Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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Trump raises tariffs on NATO ally Turkey

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

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

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Are 3-D printed guns a big threat?

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The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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This week's word in the news: SIPHON

DEFINITION:
To take funds, especially illegally or deceitfully, from another source in small increments.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
According to Forbes, Ross is alleged to have siphoned or stolen more than $120 million from business partners and customers.
The Boston Globe -- 08/13/2018