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  • American FactFinder - Learn about the U.S. Census and get facts about your state.
  • DipNote - If you like learning about other countries or worldwide current events, check out this State Department blog. You can learn about complex issues, as well as catch some Youtube videos and pictures from around the globe.
  • The Eco Student - Interested in the environment? Created for students, learn all about environmental news going on around the country and get career advice from EPA employees.
  • Energy.gov News & Blog - Provides you with all the latest information on science, how to save energy in your life, current events and news, and much more.
  • Here There Everywhere - News for Kids - Knowing what's in the news is a way to be connected to our community, nation and world.
  • Homeroom - Teachers and parents can find current educational issues discussed in this Department of Education blog. Find even more resources for teachers, families and kids going off to college.
  • HouseLive - Live Floor Proceedings - Would you rather watch a video than read about current events? HouseLive lets you watch recent House of Representatives floor proceedings, or catch one live if you are lucky.
  • House Press Gallery - If you're interested in current political events, get all the latest information straight from the source. The House Press Gallery tells you what is coming up in the House of Representatives and facts about our current members.
  • Impact - Sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development, learn about USAID and the impact stories of success and failure of USAID helping the world's poor.
  • It's Our Environment - In this environmental current events blog, you can learn about important environmental issues going on around the world. You can also learn ways you can help keep the environment clean and healthy.
  • Kids Post - Get the scoop on current events and entertainment, homework help, and have fun with games, polls, and more from The Washington Post.
  • PBS NewsHour Extra - Features news article on current topics, lesson plans, and videos.
  • Places in the News - The Library of Congress keeps you up-to-date on all the places you keep hearing about in the news. Find out where a specific country is or why you keep seeing it in the news.
  • Senate Scheduled Hearings - Keep up to date with any and all Senate hearings that are coming up. You can scroll through the most recent and read more based on what committees and topics interest you.
  • USA.gov blog - Learn about updates from across the government, including timely news from government agencies, informative videos and interesting pictures of history, zoo animals and more.
  • U.S. Electoral College - Understand the Electoral College, a key part of how elections work.
  • Youngzine - Includes the latest news from around the world and at home.

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