Today’s news in 10 minutes

May 3, 2024

Today on CNN 10, millions of US households will be forced to pay more for internet access or lose their connectivity as the Affordable Connectivity Program runs out of money. Then, as universities grapple with how to address the pro-Palestinian protests, many students say they are inspired by the history of campus activism. They say they will not abandon their encampments until schools meet their demands. All that and more on this episode of CNN 10.


1: What was the system of racial segregation in South Africa called that lasted from the late 1940s to the early 1990s?

2: What is the major issue facing Japan’s Mount Fuji?

3: What is the tallest penguin species?

4: True or False: Cicadas pose a danger to humans and pets.

5: True or False: The number of bacteria in your mouth is higher than the number of people on Earth.

6: After 16 years of renovations, the upscale department store La Samaritaine reopened in Paris in 2021 and now includes what type of housing?

7: What is the name of the academic building on Columbia University’s campus that protesters broke into and took over?

8: Which war were US college and university students protesting in the late 1960s and early 1970s?

9: What is the fund of money called that colleges and universities raise largely through donations, invest in various companies, and use to help improve the school?

10: The Affordable Connectivity Program, which is set to run out of money by the end of May, helps low-income Americans pay for what service?

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