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(CNN Student News) -- January 5, 2009

1. Where is Gaza located? Who is currently in control of this territory?

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2. According to the program: What is the status of the conflict in Gaza? What recent events led to the current situation?

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3. Do you think that the international community should respond to the events taking place in Gaza? Why or why not?

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4. What is your opinion of the recent events in Gaza? What actions do you think that the involved parties should take? State your rationale.

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5. According to the program: Why has New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson withdrawn his nomination as commerce secretary? What is Gov. Richardson's response to the situation?

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6. What is the controversy involving Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his pick to fill President-elect Barack Obama's open U.S. Senate seat, Roland Burris? What action have Senate Democrats indicated that they will take against Blagojevich's selection?

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7. In your opinion, should Burris be seated in the U.S. Senate? Why or why not?

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8. What are some of the recent U.S. economic events mentioned in Tony Harris's report?

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9. What opinions do the students featured in the segment express about the state of the U.S. economy? Do you agree with any of their views? If so, which ones and why?

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10. Have you or anyone you know been affected by the current economic crisis? If so, how?

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