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(CNN Student News) -- May 21, 2009

1. What action did the U.S. Senate take yesterday regarding military detainees at Guantanamo Bay?

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2. According to the report: Why did the Senate block President Barack Obama's plan to close Guantanamo's military prison? What statements have government officials made regarding the issue?

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3. In your opinion, what action should the federal government take with regard to prisoners held at Guantanamo?

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4. What is the Global Positioning System (GPS)?

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5. According to the program, what may happen to the GPS in the near future? How might that affect some military and civilian use of the system? What statement has the U.S. Air Force made regarding the GPS?

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6. Can you think of any unique uses for the GPS? If so, what are they?

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7. Where is the Lydia Patterson Institute located? According to the program, where do 70% of the school's students live?

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8. In your opinion, what challenges might the Lydia Patterson Institute's students face as they travel between home and school? To what lengths would you go in order to obtain an education? Explain.

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9. What is the Eiffel Tower? What anniversary is it celebrating this week? According to the report: What was the original purpose of the Eiffel Tower? What are some ways that the tower is used today?

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10. If you could travel to any landmark in the world, which landmark would you choose to visit and why?

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