News in Review: September 2011

War and Famine in Somalia

In Somalia, a long drought is causing mass starvation. It is threatening the lives of millions of people, and a civil war is making it hard to help them. This video looks at the desperate situation and what is being done to try to feed the hungry.

The 9/11 Attacks. Ten Years Later

On September 9, 2001, a group of terrorists carry out a devastating assault on the United States. Two planes crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, another one into the Pentagon in Washington, DC and a fourth one is downed in a field in Pennsylvania. This video discusses the impact o...

The Massacre in Norway

Andres Behring Breivik goes on a rampage in Norway. He detonated a bomb in Oslo and then opens fire at a youth camp. Seventy-six people are killed and many others injured. This video looks at the tragedy and what drove the gunman to kill so many people.

Life, Work and Smartphones

A new generation of cellphones is changing the way people live and work. This video explores why smartphones are so popular and examine some of the drawbacks and the dangers.

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