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JULY 24, 2015

A Panther Comeback

Should Florida panthers be removed from the endangered species list?

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July 22, 2015

Monumental Decisions

President Obama names three regions in the U.S. as national monuments

July 20, 2015

A Nuclear Agreement With Iran

The U.S. and Iran make a deal meant to prevent the Middle Eastern nation from building a nuclear weapon

July 16, 2015

Pluto's First Close-Up

Photos from the New Horizons spacecraft give Earth its first good look at the dwarf planet

July 14, 2015

North Carolina's Surge in Shark Attacks

The Mid-Atlantic state is experiencing a record number of shark attacks this summer.

July 10, 2015

Worm Invasion!

A strange snail-eating worm is found in North America for the first time.

July 8, 2015

Trouble in Greece

An ancient nation may be going bankrupt.


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"The Candy Bomber"

How a U.S. pilot brought hope to German children after World War II

A Historic Parade

New York City honors the World Cup winners.

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"My Dog Could Save My Life"

Grace, 16, has a condition that could kill her. But fighting diabetes (with the help of her black lab!) has only made her stronger.

Paradise Parched

A record-breaking four-year drought has left parts of California bone-dry.


Do you have a nose for news?

The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Students between the ages of 10 and 14 can apply at www.scholastic.com/kidreporters

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Writing a Budget

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Free Speech—and Its Limits

The New York Times Upfront investigates the freedoms and limitations of the First Amendment.