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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #20

Today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader features articles from Newsweek: The Daily Beast.

1. 'Binders Full of Women' Invades Amazon.com
Newsweek: The Daily Beast, 10/18/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 12

Newsweek: 'Binders Full of Women' Invades Amazon.com

The debate meme that keeps on giving has now taken over Amazon.com, crowding binder review threads with political snark. Read more and learn words like capacity, derive, dispute, inadvertently, innumerable, magnify, parse, paucity, and subsistence.

2. Is New York Really Secretly Affordable?
Newsweek: The Daily Beast, 10/18/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

Newsweek: Is New York Really Secretly Affordable?

The Center for Housing Policy just released a report arguing that New York is cheaper for moderate income families than many other places. Intrigued? Read more and learn vocabulary words like abode, bureaucracy, counterpart, distort, indistinguishable, luxuriate, parochial, subsidize, and traverse.

3. Pakistan Police Name Suspect in Malala Yousafzai Shooting
Newsweek: The Daily Beast, 10/18/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

Newsweek: Pakistan Police Name Suspect in Malala Yousafzai Shooting

Pakistan authorities announced that a suspected Taliban member is thought to be behind the attack on the 14-year-old activist. Learn more and pick up vocabulary words like adjoin, archaic, cleric, extremist, flourish, ideology, militant, protocol, secular, surveillance, and widespread.

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