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(CNN Student News) -- May 26, 2009

1. What country conducted a nuclear test yesterday?

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2. According to the program: What reasons did North Korea give for conducting this test? How has the international community responded to the test? What statement did U.S. President Barack Obama make regarding the incident?

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3. In your opinion, how should the international community react to North Korea's actions, if at all? Explain your rationale.

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4. What is crude oil? What percent of the cost of gasoline is represented by crude oil?

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5. According to the report, what percent of oil exploration operations in deep water discover oil? How much has the Marathon Oil company spent to date on the operation featured in the segment?

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6. According to the oil industry, where are some other oil reserves located that the industry would like to explore? What reason is given in the report for why these reserves remain untapped?

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7. What percent of U.S. oil consumption is met with oil from foreign sources? In your opinion, will the United State be able to eliminate its dependence on foreign oil? Why or why not?

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8. According to the segment: How much did the new Yankee Stadium cost to build? What is the price of some tickets for baseball games at the stadium?

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9. According to the program: What impact has the current recession had on ticket sales at Yankee Stadium? How has the team responded to this situation?

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10. How much would you be willing to pay for a ticket to your favorite sporting event? Explain.

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