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JANUARY 23, 2015

The World’s Toughest Climb

Using their bare hands, two climbers at Yosemite National Park in California scale the 3,000-foot-high Dawn Wall

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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?

January 13, 2015

United Against Terror

The world comes together after last week’s deadly terrorist attack in Paris

January 12, 2015

A Message From America’s Past

A time capsule left by Revolutionary War heroes is opened in Boston

January 9, 2015

Is This Butterfly Endangered?

U.S. wildlife officials may add the monarch butterfly to the list of protected species


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Cars of the Future

Our Kid Reporter visits the International Auto Show in Detroit

Hawaii: Volcano Watch

Our Kid Reporter from Honolulu reports on a lava flow that is threatening homes and schools


from our magazines

Battle of the Bots

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

Big Bad Wolves?

Wildlife officials say gray wolves are no longer endangered—but not everyone agrees.


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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.

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Amazing Apes

Learn all about these incredible animals with Action magazine.