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

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Archaeologists in Bulgaria find a statue in ancient sewer

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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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President Biden, 81, resists calls to let a younger Democrat run against Donald Trump

Tropical Storm Beryl, which blew into Texas and other states after losing hurricane strength, wasn't the only storm Americans kept an eye on last week. Many also followed news of how President Biden endures strong political winds swirling around...

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Are states trying to impose religion?

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Mass tourism protesters in Barcelona spray water at tourists


Thousands of mass tourism protesters marched through Barcelona, with some shooting water guns at travelers who were dining in popular neighborhoods. The demonstrators were angered by mass tourism and its impacts on Spain's most visited city. The prot...

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This week's word in the news: CONDOLENCE

DEFINITION:

An expression of sympathy, especially on the occasion of a death.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden extended their “deepest condolences” to Comperatore’s family.
The Morning Cal -- 07/15/2024

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