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AFC Championship Football

Superbowl Sunday: The Patriots, the Seahawks and Katy Perry, Too

The National Football League championship game is hugely popular with sports fans and television advertisers. Tens of millions of people watch the game for the competitive play and for the funny commercials broadcast throughout. Many also enjoy the halftime show. This year Katy Perry will entertain. More

NYC subway art

Video New York's 'Underground Museum' Pleases Passersby

For the past thirty years, artists have been asked to create works of art for New York’s huge subway and train system. The works often relate to city life or to the neighborhood of a station. Some people call it New York’s “underground art museum," with over 250 pieces of original artwork. More

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Video French Farmers Are Using Drones to Examine Their Crops

It used to be mostly the military that used small, unpiloted aircraft, called “drones.” The little planes were very costly. But as they have dropped in price more people have begun to use them. Rescue workers and farmers are among the new users. The drones save money and time. More

Video Is There a Better Way to Track Passenger Planes?

New technology could help to more closely follow passenger airplanes, and find them when they crash; international group to meet next month to discuss changes. Airline industry leaders and regulators want to improve airplane safety. They want better, more dependable tracking devices. More

Obama

Audio Has Obama Set the Message for the 2016 Campaign?

“I have no more campaigns to run … I know because I won both of them.” Mr. Obama cannot run for president again – U.S. presidents may serve only two terms. But some observers say his most recent State of the Union message on the middle class sounded like a campaign speech. More


News Words

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News Words: Expeditei
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This word is all about speeding things up. Listen to our hosts explain this word and how it is used in news about ebola. Do you have a question about a word in the news? Suggest a word or make a comment below.
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Video News Words: Expedite

This word is all about speeding things up. Listen to our hosts explain this word and how it is used in news about ebola. Do you have a question about a word in the news? Suggest a word or make a comment below.
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Video News Words: Civil War

This phrase describes a kind of war. Our hosts tell you about civil war in one minute with the pronunciation and definition. Let us know how these videos are helping you. Write a comment below and tell us.
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Video News Words: Reconnaisance

You may hear this word in stories about the military. Our hosts tell you about this News Word in one minute by giving you the pronunciation and the definition. Don't forget to tell us what you think in the comment section below.
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Video News Words: Confine

This word is used in several verbal situations. Listen to our hosts explain how the word, confine, is often used in the news. What news words do you want to hear about? Suggest a word in the comments section below.
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Video News Words: Potential

Hear how the word potential is used in the news. Our hosts explain and pronounce the word for you in one minute. Write a comment about this video in the comment section below.

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