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APRIL 20, 2015

Secrets of the Neanderthals

Scientists discover the world’s oldest human-related DNA in an ancient Neanderthal skull

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April 17, 2015

Who Will Live Here

The race for the 2016 presidency is under way

April 15, 2015

Hope in the Fight Against Ebola

Two newly-developed vaccines have been shown to protect monkeys from the current strain of Ebola

April 13, 2015

Robocops Hit the Streets

Giant robots help direct traffic on the busy streets of the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

April 10, 2015

The 150th Anniversary of Appomattox

Americans gather in Virginia to honor the end of the Civil War in 1865

April 8, 2015

Paris Goes Green

In France, rooftops will soon be sprouting gardens or solar panels to help the environment.

April 6, 2015

Why California Is So Thirsty

As a four-year-long drought continues, Californians are being told to cut back further on their water use


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Helping a Planet in Peril

A filmmaker inspires kids to take action against climate change.

How to Make Maple Syrup

Our Kid Reporter visits a sugarhouse in Conway, Massachusetts.

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Koala 911!

When these creatures are in crisis, there's only one place to call: the koala hospital

Measles Scare

A dangerous virus makes a comeback


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Members of the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps are filing stories from across the country and around the world.

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Sugar Secrets

Large amounts of sugar might be hiding in some of your favorite foods. Find out which ones with Scholastic News.

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Energy Options

Math magazine explores different ways we produce energy.

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Endangered Animals

Science World highlights animals in danger of dying out completely.

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Women at Work

March is Women's History Month. Meet some fearless females with Junior Scholastic.

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Lincoln the Leader

Get to know one of the most important presidents in U.S. history with Action magazine.