Clinton roasts Trump at Al Smith charity dinner
"One night after the final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton delivered a speech roasting her opponent Donald Trump at the Al Smith Dinner. The Catholic charity fundraiser is an opportunity for the candidates to trade jokes and blows amid the heated campaign. CBSN has Clinton's full speech."
Trump roasts Clinton at Al Smith charity dinner
"Just one night after the final presidential debate, Donald Trump roasted Hillary Clinton at the Al Smith Dinner. The Catholic charity fundraiser
is an opportunity for the candidates to trade jokes and blows amid the heated campaign. CBSN has Trump's full speech."
The kids who have to sew to survive - 23 October 2016
"The first time you see a child hunched over a sewing machine in a hot, airless factory will never leave you...
I'd been told that child labour was endemic in Turkey. But I wasn't prepared for the reality of it. Or the scale of it. One basement workshop was almost entirely staffed with children, many of whom couldn't have been more than seven or eight years old, the very picture of Dickensian misery...
Only a tiny percentage of the estimated 3 million Syrians who have sought refuge in Turkey have the necessary work permits.
To survive, they have to work illegally, without any rights, and for low wages."
New on Facebook: Ordering Food & Buying Tickets - Text + Audio - 22 October 2016
"Facebook has launched a new service allowing users to order food and buy tickets. The new feature, called Recommendations, is designed to help users organize their friends’ favorite places and things in one place. The service allows people to comment and give suggestions on their favorite things."
Does Sexism Affect US Presidential Race?- Text + Audio + Video + Pictures - 22 October 2016
"Why did it take so long for a woman to be nominated in a country that works to empower women around the world?
And, do feelings about the place of women affect how Americans react to a female candidate?"
Small US Colleges Fight to Stay Open- Text + Audio - 22 October 2016
"There are thousands of choices of colleges and universities in the United States. Some are big and others are small. Some are public and others are private. But not every school is equally successful. Some schools face money troubles and end up closing, leaving students and professors in trouble."
Cinderella in Sports? You Bet! - Text + Audio + Pictures - 22 October 2016
"The story of Cinderella tells about a poor girl who marries a prince.
But did you know that in American English a “Cinderella story” has more to do with big, sweaty men than beautiful princesses?
Read on to find out “Cinderella story” means."
The Most Radioactive Places on Earth - Video with English subtitles Who on Earth is exposed to the most ionizing radiation? Derek Muller from Veritasium investigates.
With a lesson: Watch / Think / Discuss and the video with French subtitles