Today’s news in 10 minutes

April 26, 2024

Today on CNN 10, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is visiting Beijing during a delicate time for US/China relations. Plus, flash floods in Kenya have displaced thousands of people, and the US is making school lunches healthier. All that and more on this episode of CNN 10.


1: How much foreign aid did the US authorize for Ukraine this week?

2: Besides Ukraine, what two other countries will benefit from the foreign aid package President Biden signed this week?

3: What is it called when the rate of office vacancies in a city increases, which hurts commercial real estate values, which in turn can hurt the city’s overall economy?

4: Which university campus had an encampment of pro-Palestinian protesters that sparked a wave of similar encampments at colleges across the US?

5: A piece of space junk from the International Space Station crashed through the roof of a home in which state last month?

6: What is the name of the space probe launched in 1977 that scientists recently fixed?

7: What is the name of TikTok’s parent company?

8: US researchers recently found some drawings for American cartoons on a computer server in which Asian country?

9: Which African country experienced devastating floods this week that impacted nearly half of the nation?

10: Which US official went to China this week on a diplomatic trip?

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