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About this Collection - Country Studies | Digital Collections | Library of Congress Contains the electronic versions of 80 books previously published in hard copy as part of the Country Studies Series by the Federal Research Division. Intended for a general audience, books in the series present a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of select countries throughout the world. Most books in the series deal with a single foreign country, but a few cover several countries or a geographic region. Each book was written by a multidisciplinary team of social scientists, who sought to adhere to accepted standards of scholarly objectivity. CIA World Factbook People from nearly every country share information with CIA, and new individuals contact us daily. If you have information you think might interest CIA due to our foreign intelligence collection mission, there are many ways to reach us. If you know of an imminent threat to a location inside the U.S., immediately contact your local law enforcement or FBI Field Office. In addition to the options below, individuals contact CIA in a variety of creative ways. If you feel it is safe, consider providing these details with your submission: Your full name Biographic details, such as a photograph of yourself, and a copy of the biographic page of your passport How you got the information you want to share with CIA How to contact you, including your home address and phone number We cannot guarantee a response to every message. Internet: Send a message here. Mail: Inside the U.S., send mail to the following address: Central Intelligence Agency Office of Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20505

Travel Warnings & Safety Since 1985 - World Travel Watch If It Were My Home UNdata Welcome to Travel.State.Gov Topics Index Internet History Sourcebooks Project Internet History Sourcebooks Project Paul Halsall, Editor Last Modified: Dec 11 | linked pages may have been updated more recently The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use. 1. This project is both very large and fairly old in Internet terms. At the time it was instigated (1996), it was not clear that web sites [and the documents made available there] would often turn out to be transient. 2. 3. Feedback and Help While I encourage notes, comments and feedback in general, I am unable to reply to all of them. For guidance on homework, research, how people lived/ate/dressed in the past, see the various Help! I am unable to help locate details about your family, or give translations of your name or nickname into Chinese (a very common request)! I am always happy to hear from people who wish to submit copy permitted texts to the various sites below.

'The New York Times' indica atrações para curtir o Rio de Janeiro em 36 horas - 02/10/2010 - UOL Viagem - Notícias - Redação André Vieira/The New York Times Vista do Jardim Botânico, fundado em 1808 por dom João 6º de Portugal, no Rio de Janeiro Com a Copa do Mundo em 2014, seguida pelos Jogos Olímpicos dois anos depois, o Rio de Janeiro está pensando além da praia. A área portuária histórica está passando por ampla reforma e museus de arquitetos de vanguarda como Santiago Calatrava e Diller Scofidio + Renfro estão em obras. Sexta-feira 15h - Curvas concretas Muito antes de o futuro chegar, Oscar Niemeyer o estava construindo. 20h - Peixe à beira-mar Continue admirando a vista durante um jantar no Hotel Fasano (Avenida Vieira Souto, 80; 55-21-3202-4000; fasano.com.br), projetado por Philippe Starck, bem na praia de Ipanema. 23h - Passeando pela Lapa Ainda com fôlego? Sábado 10h - Pechinchas do cais É hora de algumas explorações. Meio-dia - Nas alturas Suba com o velho bonde para as ruas de paralelepípedos, sinuosas e arborizadas de Santa Teresa. 15h - Arte no Centro 17h30 - Uma vista diferente 21h30 - Rua gourmet

Partisanship, Propaganda, and Disinformation: Online Media and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election | Berkman Klein Center Executive Summary In this study, we analyze both mainstream and social media coverage of the 2016 United States presidential election. We document that the majority of mainstream media coverage was negative for both candidates, but largely followed Donald Trump’s agenda: when reporting on Hillary Clinton, coverage primarily focused on the various scandals related to the Clinton Foundation and emails. We find that the structure and composition of media on the right and left are quite different. Our data supports lines of research on polarization in American politics that focus on the asymmetric patterns between the left and the right, rather than studies that see polarization as a general historical phenomenon, driven by technology or other mechanisms that apply across the partisan divide. The analysis includes the evaluation and mapping of the media landscape from several perspectives and is based on large-scale data collection of media stories published on the web and shared on Twitter.

The 2012 Statistical Abstract What is the Statistical Abstract? The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations. The U.S. Census Bureau is terminating the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program effective October 1, 2011. Sources of Data The Abstract is also your guide to sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations. [Excel] or the letters [xls] indicate a document is in the Microsoft® Excel® Spreadsheet Format (XLS). available for free from Microsoft®. denotes a file in Adobe’s Portable Document Format.

Gridskipper : Maps and News for Urban Travelers Current Events Sites for Students CNN Student News is one of the most popular sites for student news and current events, but there are many other sites out there that are worth taking a look at. Here are some of the ones that I have used over the last couple of years.KidsPost- This is associated with the Washington Post. This site focuses on important events, but has plenty of fun and entertaining articles as well. PBS NewsHour Extra- News site for students in grades 7-12. This site also includes a searchable database of articles based on topic as well as lesson plans for teachers. National Geographic News- This site is not designed specifically for students, but it is packed with interesting articles that focus on current events around the world. Applications for Education Instead of having all students read and summarize the same current event, why not provide students with a list of places to find current events and have them select articles that interest them?

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