The Spill: HK Freedom

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Hong Kong Loses Freedom Did Hong Kong just lose some of its freedom? Hong Kong is… Continue Reading

Will We Ever See Police Reform?

Can members of Congress stop fighting long enough to fix the problem?
Americans have been calling for solutions after the death of George Floyd’s death in police custody.… 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: Mississippi Flag

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Changing the Mississippi Flag Slavery has always been a scar on American history. Before the Civil… Continue Reading

North America’s New Trade Deal

The U.S., Mexico, and Canada agree to new rules for trade.
A new trade deal was made between the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The rules in… Continue Reading

Protesters Take Down Statues

Can protesters destroy statues?
America has faced a lot of protests in the last few weeks. Protesters have started tearing down… Continue Reading

The Spill: Treasures Bold

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Treasure Discovered in Rocky Mountains Who doesn’t love a treasure hunt? One lucky person claimed a… Continue Reading

How Many Earth-Like Planets Are There?

A new study shows there could be as many as six billion in our own galaxy!
Scientists think the Milky Way galaxy is about 100,000 light-years across and 12 billion years old.… Continue Reading

Father’s Day: A Day to Honor Dad

It’s Father’s Day, but it hasn’t always been celebrated as it is today.
Today is Father’s Day: the one time a year set aside to honor Dad. It wasn’t… Continue Reading

The Spill: Flag Day

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America Celebrates Flag Day On June 14, 2020, the United States flag turned 243 years old.… Continue Reading

The Spill: Douglass Toppled

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Frederick Douglass Statue Torn Down Another casualty fell victim to the movement to get rid of… Continue Reading

Police Reform: Will It Actually Happen?

Will members of Congress work together to fix policing?
Americans demand solutions in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody. Both the House… 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: Hidden Figure

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NASA Names Headquarters after a Hidden Figure Have you seen the movie Hidden Figures about a… Continue Reading

North America Adopts USMCA

A new North American trade deal is coming into force.
President Donald Trump has delivered on a campaign promise to ditch a 25-year-old trade agreement and… Continue Reading

Protesters Destroy Statues

The president threatens groups defacing historical monuments.
America has seen a spate of protests over the past few weeks - some have been… Continue Reading

The Spill: Ring of Fire

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Summer Solstice and a Rare Eclipse The Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, occurred… Continue Reading

Six Billion ‘Earth-like’ Planets in the Milky Way Galaxy?

Researchers found billions of new planets that could host life.
The Milky Way galaxy is estimated to be about 100,000 light-years across and 12 billion years… Continue Reading

Father’s Day Around the World

We celebrate Father’s Day on the third Sunday in June – but other countries have their own ways of honoring Dad.
Today is Father’s Day: the one time a year set aside to recognize and honor Dad.… Continue Reading

Defund the Police – What does it Mean?

How much money should the police get?
Thousands of Americans are marching on the streets with “Defund the Police” banners. As calls come to… Continue Reading

The Spill: Kanye for President?

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Kanye West for President? The next presidential election is coming up in November, and most people… Continue Reading

Police Reform: A Last-Minute Buzzword for the 2020 Election

Will members of Congress work together to fix policing – or vilify each other for votes?
Americans on both sides of the aisle demand solutions in the wake of George Floyd’s death… Continue Reading

Independence Day: A Few Lesser-Known Historical Details

The dispute over the date, the Liberty Bell custom, and more.
In April 1775, clashes between colonial militiamen and British troops in Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, began… Continue Reading

The Spill: A New State

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A 51st State? In 1959, Alaska and Hawaii were the last two states to join the… Continue Reading

USMCA Trade Pact is Born

North America set to enforce agreement three years in the making.
President Donald Trump has delivered on a campaign promise to ditch a 25-year-old trade agreement and… Continue Reading

Attacking Statues: Trump Vs Protesters

Monument vandals: Are they protesters or criminals?
Recent unrest has spun from Black Lives Matter protests to police reform to the destruction of property… Continue Reading

The Spill: Dream City

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President Trump Goes On the Road The Coronavirus pandemic has made it very difficult for politicians… Continue Reading

Billions of Earths? New Exoplanets Discovered in the Milky Way

New research shows we might not be alone in the universe.
The Milky Way galaxy is estimated to be about 100,000 light-years across and is 12 billion… Continue Reading

Father’s Day: More Than Just a Day for Ties

Father’s Day has honored fatherhood as a national holiday since 1972.
Today is Father’s Day: the one time a year set aside to recognize and honor Dad.… Continue Reading

Defund the Police Surveys – Who Are You Going to Believe?

Do Americans want to defund police departments across America?
Do Americans want to defund police departments across the country? One recent poll answers this question… Continue Reading