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(CNN Student News) -- August 25, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day
Do you think that the media should be given access to suspected terrorists who are in government custody? Why or why not?

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Interrogation Report
What events have led to the U.S. Justice Department's investigation into past CIA interrogation methods?

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Do you think that the results of the Justice Department's investigation should be made public? Why or why not?

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If the investigation finds that certain interrogation methods were illegal, do you think that the Justice Department should take action against the individuals involved in the interrogation program? Explain your rationale.

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Special Terror Unit
In your opinion, what guidelines, if any, should future interrogations of suspected terrorists follow? Explain.

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Pondering Pluto
How did you react to Pluto's reclassification as a dwarf planet?

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Do you think that Pluto should be classified as a planet? Why or why not?

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Iraq Dust Storms
What short-term and long-term effects do you think that desertification will have on the nation of Iraq? Explain.

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Do you think that the desertification of Iraq is reversible? Why or why not?

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Bolt Mania
In your opinion, what impact might Usain Bolt's success have on Jamaica and on the sport of running?

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