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Scores of starving pelicans found along California coast

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The news media shape how we see and understand the world around us. With its new video series, NBCU Academy takes a deep dive into what it means to be a journalist today, how the industry is evolving, and how the next generation can help.

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NASA's Night Sky Network

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Attacks on politicians in Germany are on the rise

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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Is political compromise a crime?

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Colorful ocean coral is bleached white around the world for the second time in 10 years, causing alarm

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This week's word in the news: PENDULUM

DEFINITION:
A weight suspended from a pivot so that it can swing freely.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The grim forecast was driven by lower than projected state revenues, continuing a pendulum swing from the fiscal boom of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Los Angeles Times -- 05/13/2024