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May 2, 2014
Covered this Friday: Malaysia's government releases a preliminary report on a missing plane, and Nigerians search for the kidnappers of hundreds of girls. In the U.S., a former president joins American veterans on the mountain bike trail, and a Maryland educator receives one of the highest honors in his field. We also cover an act of kindness that made prom night more special for two teenage couples.
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1. What current pope presided over this week's canonization ceremony for two previous popes?
2. What is one kind of college savings account that has tax advantages over regular savings accounts?
3. What is the nickname of a large area of the central United States that is most vulnerable to violent storms?
4. What term describes the rivalry between the U.S. and the Soviet Union that lasted from World War II until 1991?
5. What award is Sean McComb, a 30-year-old educator from Maryland, the 62nd person to receive?
6. What city is scheduled to host the 2016 Summer Olympics?
7. What Middle Eastern country held its first nationwide elections since U.S. troops left in 2011?
8. What deadly coronavirus has sickened hundreds of people primarily in the Middle East?
9. What former U.S. president is on a 62-mile mountain bike ride with military veterans?
10. What country's prime minister resigned after taking responsibility for his government's response to a tragic ferry sinking?
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