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(CNN Student News) -- January 22, 2009

1. According to the program, what are some of the events that President Barack Obama took part in on Wednesday?

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2. What political issues did President Obama address yesterday? What issues other than those mentioned in the program do you think that President Obama will make a priority during the beginning of his administration? Explain.

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3. According to the report, what is the status of the confirmation hearings of some of President Obama's Cabinet nominees?

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4. What statement did Obama make about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when he visited the region during his election campaign?

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5. What expectations for President Obama's role in the Middle East peace process are mentioned in the report? To what extent, if at all, do you think that President Obama will be able to satisfy these expectations? Explain.

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6. If you were advising President Obama regarding the Middle East peace process, what action, if any, would you suggest that he take? State your rationale.

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7. According to the segment: What event has spurred the mass migration taking place in China? How many people are estimated to be taking part in this migration?

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8. What challenges do these travelers face in their journey? In your opinion, what role, if any, should Chinese authorities play in aiding the travelers?

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9. According to the report, why are some of the Chinese travelers planning not to make the return trip?

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10. Can you think of other ways in which the global economic crisis has had a significant impact on a specific group of people? Explain.

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