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CNN Student News - September 13, 2013

updated 6:38 PM EDT, Thu September 12, 2013
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(CNN Student News) -- September 13, 2013

With U.S. and Russian officials meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, CNN Student News shares the city's history as a site for diplomatic negotiations. We also report on severe flooding in Colorado, and we explore a connection between Detroit's financial struggles and thousands of stray dogs. Plus, we explain the most significant day on the Jewish calendar.

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TRANSCRIPT

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DAILY CURRICULUM

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Media Literacy Question of the Day:

What could be the potential benefits and drawbacks of a world leader sending a message to another country through the news media?

Weekly Newsquiz: The following questions relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.

1. What city was chosen to host the 2020 Olympic Games?

2. In which country did the U.S. secretary of state and the Russian foreign minister recently meet to discuss Syria?

3. What U.S. state has the highest mean elevation of all 50 states?

4. What Jewish holiday is known as the "Day of Atonement"?

5. What international cause does Malala Yousafzai champion: conditions in refugee camps, education rights, or women's equality in sports?

6. What European country did a recent survey rank as the happiest nation on Earth?

7. In what city is One World Trade Center being constructed?

8. What is the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy?

9. Who painted the recently discovered artwork "Sunset at Montmajour"?

10. In what ocean did scientists find the largest volcano on Earth?

CNN Student News is created by a team of journalists and educators who consider the Common Core State Standards, national standards in different subject areas, and state standards when producing the show and curriculum. We hope you use our free daily materials along with the program, and we welcome your feedback on them.

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Europe
Geneva, Switzerland

North America
Detroit, Michigan; Colorado

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