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CNN Student News - August 21, 2014

updated 6:59 PM EDT, Wed August 20, 2014
STORY HIGHLIGHTS

(CNN Student News) -- August 21, 2014

With rockets and airstrikes being launched over the Middle East, CNN Student News begins its Thursday coverage with a look at events concerning Hamas and Israel. We also report on the killing of an American journalist by ISIS terrorists, and we update you on the battle for a strategic dam in northern Iraq. And in the U.S., new technology aims to help with an old challenge, but it comes at a cost.

On this page you will find today's show Transcript and a place for you to request to be on the CNN Student News Roll Call.

TRANSCRIPT

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Please note that there may be a delay between the time when the video is available and when the transcript is published.

CNN Student News is created by a team of journalists who consider the Common Core State Standards, national standards in different subject areas, and state standards when producing the show.

ROLL CALL

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