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August 25, 2016

A Century to Celebrate

The National Park Service has spent 100 years protecting the most beautiful places in the country.

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August 24, 2016

Quake Shakes Italy

A powerful earthquake hits central Italy, damaging many towns in the region.

August 23, 2016

Rio Wraps Up

The Olympics come to a close with a record number of medals for Team USA.

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Big Nate Blasts Off

Our Kid Reporter talks with the creator of Big Nate.

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Solar Impulse Test Flight

Scholastic News takes to the skies to check out the first solar-powered plane.

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Scholastic ART magazine demonstrates how to draw human figures.

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Exploring Mars

Scholastic News magazine attempts to uncover the secrets of the Red Planet.