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An iceberg as big some states has fallen off Antarctica's main ice shelf and is drifting away from a peninsula on that remote continent. It's the most dramatic example so far of an ongoing phenomenon: Floating ice shelves in that area of the Sou...
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In the hands of an authoritarian government, press freedom is fragile, and state media can turn from a public good into a weapon of information warfare. Russia, China and others are using their state-run media abroad in hopes of expanding their influence beyond their borders. Russia's state-funded outlet RT made that clear during the 2016 U.S. election. And China is starting to gear its own state-run channel, CCTV, as an advocate for China's government abroad.
This week's word in the news: PARDON
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune -- 07/24/2017
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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Take a behind the scenes look at the science, engineering, and sheer artistry that goes into creating rides and attractions at Universal Orlando Resort™
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.