World News Digest

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  • What are the crime rates in the 10 largest U.S. metropolitian areas?
  • What did President Obama say in his speech about NSA surveillance?
  • How were the events of the Freedom Rides reported as they were happening in 1961?
  • What prision did Nelson Mandela serve his sentence in?

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