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Daily Reader: Edition #367

Learn 52 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: controversy over Vibram shoes, Apple's interest in buying Beats by Dre, and the battle for the Los Angeles Clippers.

1. Vibram is Paying Big to Settle Suit Over "Unsubstantiated" Health Claims
Slate, 5/8/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 14

Slate: Vibram is Paying Big to Settle Suit Over Unsubstantiated Health Claims

Vibram, the maker of those funny-looking "finger shoes" was recently fined $3.75 million for deceptive advertising. Was the ruling right? Read more and learn vocabulary words like alleged, assertions, emulate, induced, profound, and windfall.

2. Apple’s Beats by Dre Deal Might Center on Jimmy Iovine
Vanity Fair, 5/9/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

Vanity Fair: Apple’s Beats by Dre Deal Might Center on Jimmy Iovine

Apple is reportedly considering buying Beats by Dre for a whopping $3.2 billion. Read more and learn vocabulary words like anointing, derided, keen, proliferated, sage, and ubiquity.

3. Two Sterlings and the NBA Dig In for L.A. Clippers Custody Battle
Business Week, 5/12/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

Business Week: Two Sterlings and the NBA Dig In for L.A. Clippers Custody Battle

What will it take for the NBA to force disgraced owner Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers? Read more and learn vocabulary words like docile, interim, interlocutor, oust, tenuous, and terminated.

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