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December 9, 2016

Remembering Astronaut John Glenn

The famous astronaut died yesterday at age 95. He was an American hero of the space age.

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December 8, 2016

A Victory for Native Americans

After months of protests by Native Americans, the U.S. government agrees to move a controversial oil pipeline.
December 1, 2016

Surviving Pearl Harbor

Two U.S. veterans look back on the day that changed their lives forever.

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Record Breakers

Our Kid Reporter talks with some of the world’s most unusual people.

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video highlights

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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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Sketch a Figure

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.

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Dog Mayor

A video about a dog, who has been elected a town’s mayor