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From McKinley to Denali

President Obama restores the name "Denali" to North America’s tallest peak.

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Japan Wins the Little League World Series

In a record-breaking game, Tokyo defeats Pennsylvania for the title.

August 28, 2015

Hurricane Katrina: Rebuilding and Remembering

Volunteers in New Orleans take part in a citywide day of service.

August 25, 2015

Politics at the State Fair

Presidential candidates flock to Iowa’s state fair looking for votes.

August 21, 2015

Vroom! 3-D Printed Race Car

A California company has created the first-ever race car made using 3-D printing technology.

August 18, 2015

Lettuce From Space

Astronauts eat fresh food grown on the International Space Station for the first time.

August 14, 2015

A Dinosaur Hits the Road

A famous dinosaur skeleton from London is heading out on tour.


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Remembering Hurricane

Ten years ago, a fierce hurricane struck the Gulf Coast.

"The Candy Bomber"

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

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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.

Republicans Debate the

The first Republican debate of the presidential campaign draws a huge TV audience.


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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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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Writing a Budget

Math magazine demonstrates how to keep track of the money that you earn and spend.

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Free Speech—and Its Limits

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