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JANUARY 30, 2015

There’s a Shark in My Net!

A fisherman catches a rare and spooky shark off the coast of Australia

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January 28, 2015

Earth’s Hottest Year

Scientists declare 2014 the hottest year on record

January 26, 2015

Found! A Missing Spacecraft

A lost spacecraft called Beagle 2 is found on the surface of Mars

January 23, 2015

The World’s Toughest Climb

Two climbers at Yosemite National Park scale the 3,000-foot-high Dawn Wall

January 21, 2015

The State of the Union

President Obama addresses Congress about his plans for his last two years in office

January 20, 2015

A Ban on Sledding?

Officials have prohibited sledding in many public parks around the country

January 16, 2015

Boston's Olympic Bid

Will the Massachusetts capital host the 2024 Olympics?


news for kids by kids

Countdown to the Super Bowl

Our Kid Reporter talks to NFL superstars on the eve of the big game

Cars of the Future

Our Kid Reporter visits the International Auto Show in Detroit

from our magazines

Different Like You: Genevieve
is a Person of Short Stature

At 14, she is only four feet two inches in height—but Genevieve is standing tall.

Battle of the Bots

The world's top robots go head-to-head.


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Where's the Water?

Scholastic News dives into the major drought problem in California.

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Immigration Nation

Learn about the rich, diverse history of the United States with The New York Times Upfront

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Penguin Imposters

How do scientists observe notoriously shy birds? With cameras disguised as penguins. Learn more with Junior Scholastic magazine.

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Fighting Ebola

Math magazine shows how researchers are developing certain drugs to combat the spread of Ebola.

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Matisse Cut-Outs

The team from Art magazine interviews the curators of the Matisse exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art.