The Spill: TED’s Youngest Talker

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TED Talks Welcome Youngest Presenter Ever Molly Wright is a second-grade student from Queensland, Australia. She… Continue Reading

The Spill: Fishy Tales from Minnesota

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A Real Big Fish Story in Minnesota Officials in Burnsville, Minnesota, are worried about giant fish… Continue Reading

The Spill: The Edge of Space

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To Infinity and Beyond Riding on a new “spaceplane,” Sir Richard Branson flew to the edge… Continue Reading

The Spill: A Pilfered Picasso Returned

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Picasso and Mondrian Recovered After almost ten years missing, two priceless works of art have been… Continue Reading

The History of Independence Day

From the Declaration of Independence to today.
In April 1775,  colonial militiamen and British troops fought in Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, starting the… Continue Reading

The Spill: Water Tower for Sale? Sold!

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A New Owner for the Water Tower? The City of Brooksville, Florida, accidentally sold its municipal… Continue Reading

A Look at Some of America’s Presidential Fathers

Many of the U.S. presidents were fathers as well, balancing their responsibilities to the nation with those to their families.
Father’s Day is a time to celebrate dads and to thank them for all that they… Continue Reading

Celebrating the End of Slavery

Juneteenth is now a federal holiday.
Juneteenth, which is a mixture of June and nineteenth, celebrates the day the last American slaves… Continue Reading

The Spill: Cuba Protests

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Cuba Libre? No Tenemos Miedo Protesters in Cuba have taken to the streets against the government… Continue Reading

The Spill: Trump at the Border

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President Donald Trump Visits the US-Mexico Border Former President Trump visited the Rio Grande sector in… Continue Reading

Independence Day: The History You Might Not Know

John Adams always thought July 2 should be Independence Day.
In April 1775,  colonial militiamen and British troops fought in Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, starting the… Continue Reading

The Spill: The Surfside Condo Collapse

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Tragedy in Miami The Champlain Towers South building in Surfside, FL, which is near Miami, collapsed.… Continue Reading

The Spill: The Lights Are Out in Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico in the Dark Power outages in Puerto Rico have citizens and officials demanding answers.… Continue Reading

Presidential Fathers: Responsible for their Kids and the Country

Being a parent is difficult – but imagine being the leader of a nation, too!
Father’s Day is a time to celebrate dads and to thank them for all that they… Continue Reading

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

What is America’s oldest black holiday about?
Juneteenth, which is a mixture of June and nineteenth, commemorates the day the last American slaves… Continue Reading

The Spill: Let the Games Begin!

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All the World’s a Stage – The Olympics Are Here! Last Friday, the 2020 Olympics Games… Continue Reading

The Spill: Lawmakers on the Lam

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Lawmakers in Texas Bolt Out of Town in Protest After the 2020 elections, lawmakers in 17… Continue Reading

The Spill: Chaos in Haiti

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U.S. Citizens Arrested Over Assassination of Haiti President On Wednesday, July 7, the Haitian president, Jovenel… Continue Reading

The Spill: Biden Airstrikes

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Mr. Biden’s Military Airstrikes Tensions in the Middle East are on the rise once again. Last… Continue Reading

July 4 and the Declaration of Independence

What process did the colonies go through to get the Declaration of Independence approved?
Independence Day, or July 4, is when we celebrate separating our country from England and becoming… Continue Reading

Presidential Fathers: Leading Both a Family and the Nation

A look back at some of our nation’s leaders and their children.
Father’s Day is a time to celebrate dads and to thank them for all that they… Continue Reading

Juneteenth: Honoring the Emancipation of America’s Last Slaves

Why do so many Americans celebrate Juneteenth?
Juneteenth, which has been celebrated nationwide for many years, isn’t quite as well-known as most other… Continue Reading

The Spill: Biden’s First G7

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President Biden’s First G7 Summit President Joe Biden joined the leaders of the world’s seven wealthiest… Continue Reading