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Daily Reader: Edition #169

Learn 68 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: Rafa Nadal's record-breaking 8th win at the French Open, whether internet companies participated in the NSA surveillance scandal, and the effectiveness of online dating.

1. French Open 2013: Rafael Nadal's feat off the charts
ESPN, 6/9/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 28

ESPN: Rafael Nadal's feat off the charts (Image: Flickr user Iberia Airlines)

Rafael Nadal won the French Open yesterday for the eighth time! His record is an amazing 59-1 at the prestigious tennis tournament. Read more and learn vocabulary words like coronation, decisive, dreary, guile, hallowed, impeccable, moniker, superlative, and torque.

2. Internet Companies Deny They're Helping the NSA Collect User Data. Should We Believe Them?
The Daily Beast, 6/7/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

The Daily Beast: Internet Companies Deny They're Helping the NSA Collect User Data. Should We Believe Them? (Image: Flickr user Neil Bird)

As the controversy over NSA surveillance grows, internet companies like Apple, Facebook, and Google insist that they did not help the U.S. government obtain user data. Read more and learn vocabulary words like allege, ambiguous, disclose, misleading, revelations, rogue, and subpoena.

3. Study boosts online matchmaking
Los Angeles Times, 6/3/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

LA Times: Study boosts online matchmaking (Image: Flickr user VideoVillain)

A new research study appears to confirm eHarmony's claim that couples who meet online end up in happier relationships. Do you believe it? Read more and learn vocabulary words like allude, attained, dispel, foster, impeccable, impulse, persistence, and ubiquitous.

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