CNN Student News - September 20, 2013

CNN Student News - 9/20/13
CNN Student News - 9/20/13


    CNN Student News - 9/20/13


CNN Student News - 9/20/13 09:59

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September 20, 2013
How are opinion articles contributing to the rising tension between the U.S. and Russia? How are Starbucks customers responding to a request from the company's CEO? CNN Student News examines the answers, and we consider the looming possibility of a U.S. government shutdown. Plus, we meet a CNN Hero who aims to do "Sow Much Good," providing fresh produce to people in need.
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What might be the pros and cons of a company taking a public stance on a political issue?
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 is the name of the U.S. central banking system that's responsible for implementing monetary policies?
2. Which "Four Corners" state, established in 1912, is America's fifth-largest in size?
3. In what country did the Mount Sinabung volcano erupt?
4. In what eastern U.S. state were several businesses along a boardwalk burned by a fire last week?
5. What country experienced simultaneous flooding from Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel?
6. What U.S. government agency was established in 1946 to fight the spread of malaria?
7. What is the name of the spacecraft that scientists say has reached the edge of the solar system?
8. In the U.S., on what date does Hispanic Heritage Month begin each year?
9. Who is known as the "Father of the U.S. Constitution"?
10. What is the name of the cruise ship that was righted this week near Giglio, Italy?
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