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Week to Week News Quiz for 12/19/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.19.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Before you buy your tickets to Havana, try your hand at our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: I think he thought t...

Week to Week News Quiz for 12/12/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.12.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Take a break from budget negotiations to try your hand at our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Who knew the pope'...

Week to Week News Quiz for 12/5/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.05.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Even if you didn't get selected to be the new defense secretary, you can still do your part by taking our latest Week to Week news quiz and see what y...

Immigration: Three Families, Three Stories

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact
Fran Moreland Johns

There are those who argue that anyone who is in this country illegally should [not] receive benefits. That may, however, be an overly simplistic -- not to mention cruel and unusual -- answer to a very complex issue.

Week to Week News Quiz for 11/28/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.01.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday; it's time for News Quiz Everyday, which doesn't make much sense, but take our latest Week to Week news quiz and it will help you make more sense of the world.

Being Grateful for Rain and Waterfronts

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 11.26.2014 | San Francisco
Fran Moreland Johns

There is something mystic about a waterfront on a dark day: an ethereal quiet hanging just below the clouds, the call of a gull who could be from another world, the scent of newness.

Week to Week News Quiz for 11/21/14

John Zipperer | Posted 11.21.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Before you turn off your mind and go into pre-Thanksgiving mode, take our latest Week to Week news quiz and see what you know about the world. Here ...

Week to Week News Quiz for 11/14/14

John Zipperer | Posted 11.14.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Defy congressional critics by exercising your own executive action and take our latest Week to Week news quiz.

Week to Week News Quiz for 11/7/14

John Zipperer | Posted 11.07.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Whether you were deflated or elated by Tuesday's election results, the news goes on. So see what's happening with our latest Week to Week news quiz. ...

Week to Week News Quiz for 10/31/14: Special Halloween Edition

John Zipperer | Posted 10.31.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

There are some scary things going on in the world this week, so we collected some of them in our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random...

Week to Week News Quiz for 10/24/14

John Zipperer | Posted 10.24.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Here are some random but real hints: Well, he should know; they're arming the Capitol with angry cats; they probably won't keep it if they find it; and so Hermione is also out. Answers are below the quiz.

Week to Week News Quiz for 10/17/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.17.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Ebola. Eek. That -- and other things to fear -- in our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Because the anti-ISIS cam...

Week to Week News Quiz for 10/10/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.10.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Don't feel bad; we didn't win the Nobel prize, either. Soothe your injured ego by taking our Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real h...

Week to Week News Quiz for 10/3/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.03.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

What do the Federal Reserve, chicken corpses, and umbrellas have in common? More than the usual; find out in our Week to Week news quiz. Here are so...

Week to Week News Quiz for 9/19/14

John Zipperer | Posted 11.19.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Now that Scotland's not going anywhere, you have time to take our Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Jack Ma is now a very...

Week to Week News Quiz for 8/8/14

John Zipperer | Posted 10.08.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

It's been a bad week for tea partiers, African health officials, and Saudi TV anchors. Find out why by taking our Week to Week news quiz. Here are s...

Week to Week News Quiz for 8/1/14

John Zipperer | Posted 10.01.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Find out what's so funny about Istanbul, what's so dangerous in Sierra Leone, and what's so annoying to the Thai army by taking our Week to Week news ...

Week to Week News Quiz for 7/25/14

John Zipperer | Posted 09.24.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

While you're busy thanking your lucky stars you don't live in some of the world's many hotspots, take our Week to Week news quiz challenge. Here are...

Week to Week News Quiz for 7/11/14

John Zipperer | Posted 09.10.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

You only have five minutes before you head to the store to pick up your snacks for the World Cup final, so quickly take our Week to Week news quiz to freshen up your mind.

Week to Week News Quiz: Fourth of July 2014 Special Edition

John Zipperer | Posted 09.02.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

We've got a special Independence Day test, so take our news quiz to see what you know about America's birthday.

Week to Week News Quiz for 6/20/14

John Zipperer | Posted 08.20.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Take a break from packing your bags for Iraq and try your hand at our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: The friend...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 6/6/14

John Zipperer | Posted 08.06.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

While Europe pauses to remember the turning moment of World War II, see how much you know about the significant events of the past week in our latest Week to Week news quiz.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 5/30/14

John Zipperer | Posted 07.30.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Don't feel bad if your bid for the L.A. Clippers didn't win; you still have a chance to score with our latest Week to Week news quiz.

The Never-Ending Campaign

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

We have HOW long until the next presidential election? Some of us just want to say: Give it a rest... but there seems little chance. Recently I rode ...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 5/23/14

John Zipperer | Posted 07.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

President Obama's mad and Donald Sterling's throwing in the towel. Find out what the strong emotions are all about in our latest Week to Week news quiz.