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CNN Student News - September 27, 2013

September 26, 2013 -- Updated 2248 GMT (0648 HKT)
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(CNN Student News) -- September 27, 2013

As CNN Student News wraps up the week, we report on a significant meeting between U.S. and Iranian officials, we explain a proposed increase in stamp prices, and we discuss the U.S. debt ceiling. We also hear some financial advice for students from students. Plus, find out why a high school football coach threw all of his players off the team to teach them a life lesson.

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TRANSCRIPT

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DAILY CURRICULUM

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Media Literacy Question of the Day:

What's the best way to present someone's perspective in a news story: through an interview, a written statement, or through a reporter's paraphrasing? What are the benefits and drawbacks of each method?

Weekly Newsquiz: The following questions relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.

1. What organization is responsible for creating and enforcing rules for U.S. college athletics?

2. Who is the chancellor of Germany?

3. In what African capital did terrorists launch an attack on a shopping mall on September 21?

4. By what date must U.S. politicians agree on a funding deal to avoid a possible government shutdown?

5. What Asian country was struck by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday?

6. What main body of the United Nations began its annual session this week?

7. What is the current price of a U.S. first-class postage stamp?

8. Hassan Rouhani is the president of what Middle Eastern nation?

9. On Tuesday, what U.S. senator began a 21-hour speech on the Senate floor?

10. "Starbuck," for whom a coffee company was named, is a character in what Herman Melville novel?

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