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(CNN Student News) -- February 23, 2009

1. What incident took place on Sunday at a coal mine in northern China?

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2. How does the safety of China's mining industry compare to that of the rest of the world? What statement has the Chinese government made about its mine safety issues?

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3. What roles has Hillary Clinton held in the U.S. government? What are some of the responsibilities of her current position?

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4. According to the program: What countries did Clinton visit on her first overseas trip since taking office? What issues did she discuss on her trip? What are some of the different ways in which she is reaching out to people in other countries?

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5. In your opinion, what region of the world should Sec. Clinton visit next? Explain your rationale.

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6. Who has been chosen to form Israel's next government? What task must he accomplish in order to do so?

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7. What is a stroke? What are some factors that can increase the risk of having a stroke?

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8. According to a recent study, what correlation exists between the risk of stroke and living near fast food restaurants? According to the study's author, what information is not addressed by the study's findings? What has been the National Restaurant Association's response to the study?

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9. According to the report, what restrictions are being relaxed on some European airline flights?

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10. Do you think that giving airline passengers the ability to use their cell phones in flight is a good idea? Why or why not?

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