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DECEMBER 19, 2014

A New Era for the U.S. and Cuba

After more than 60 years of hostility, President Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro agree to re-establish diplomatic relations

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December 17, 2014

How to Unwrap a Mummy

Scientists carefully open the coffin of a 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy

December 15, 2014

Japan’s Christmas Butter Shortage

There may not be enough butter for everyone in Japan to make a Christmas Eve cake

December 12, 2014

Pluto or Bust!

NASA’s New Horizons space probe is heading to the far-off dwarf planet

December 10, 2014

A Glow-in-the-Dark Mystery

Scientists try to identify unusual glow worms in the Amazon

December 8, 2014

The Prince Meets the President

President Obama invites England’s Prince William to the White House

December 5, 2014

A Ban on Horse-Drawn Buggies?

New York City debates whether to outlaw horse-drawn carriages


news for kids by kids

A New Version of Annie
Hits the Big Screen

One of our Kid Reporters talks to the stars at the premiere.


A New Statue Honors a Civil
Rights Hero

One of our Kid Reporters talks to Ruby Bridges.

from our magazines

Proofreading Thomas Jefferson

Could a stray period in the Declaration of Independence change the meaning of U.S. democracy?

Hard Knocks

How engineers, doctors, and coaches are working to protect the brains of young athletes.


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Our 32 reporters, who are based around the country and across the globe, will report on stories that matter to kids.
Learn more about them here.


video highlights

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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.

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Amazing Apes

Learn all about these incredible animals with Action magazine.

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Essential Element

What is helium? Find out with Science World magazine.

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American Indians

Happy Turkey Day! Dive into the history of Native Americans and the First Thanksgiving with Scholastic News.

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China & The U.S.

The New York Times Upfront delves into the complicated relationship between the two countries.