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The Lost City

November 14, 2017

Pompeii was a busy city in what is now Italy. Then, one day, it was gone. That was almost 2,000 years ago. In 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted. People in Pompeii raced to the sea to escape. The Roman city…

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Sky Riders

November 13, 2017

Do you dream of riding in a flying car? Your dream might come true. Companies are racing to make flying cars a real transportation choice. The machines will fly themselves. Experts say that will make them safer than regular cars. …

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Science

What's Up, Dog?

October 24, 2017

"What's it like to be a dog?" Gregory Berns asks. He is a scientist. He studies how brains work. He says no one can know for sure. "But I think dogs experience things very much the way we do," he…

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Entertainment

Book by Book

October 23, 2017

MARLEY DIAS, 12, loves getting lost in a book. But she was frustrated by the books she was reading. The main character was hardly ever a black girl. So in November 2015, Marley made a plan. She set out to…

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Mission Ready

October 13, 2017

In March, astronaut Ricky Arnold will blast into space. He will live and work on the International Space Station (ISS) for six months. He is training for this mission now. Life in space can be challenging. That is why astronauts…

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Alex's Big Idea

October 5, 2017

What should you do if you see a problem? Find a solution. That is what Alex Knoll, 12, believes. Alex lives in Post Falls, Idaho. One day, he saw a man struggling to open a heavy door. The man was…

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Arts

Festival Fun

October 2, 2017

Ella Rose Bednorz, 8, knows where she will be on November 11 and 12. She will be at the Autry Museum of the American West. It is in Los Angeles, California. Every year, the museum holds the American Indian Arts…

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United States

Surviving the Storm

September 15, 2017

Houston, Texas, is the fourth-largest city in the United States. This summer, it was hit by a hurricane. Hurricane Harvey made landfall on August 25. It began as a Category 4 storm. Wind speeds reached 130 miles per hour.…

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Health

Pass on Salt

September 11, 2017

Pizza and French fries taste good. The trouble is, U.S. kids are eating way too many salty foods like these. The salt we add to food is about 40% sodium. Our bodies need some sodium. But too much is not…

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Science

Wild Medicine

September 1, 2017

Mike Cranfield is a veterinarian, or vet. His patients are gorillas. One ape, Ijabo, stands out. When Ijabo was three days old, an exam showed he had a badly damaged leg. Cranfield had to remove the leg below the knee.…

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Technology

The High-Tech Classroom

August 25, 2017

Imagine flying through space in a rocket. When you land, you hop right onto the moon. With virtual reality (VR), students don’t need to imagine it. They can experience it. They don’t even have to leave their classroom. Many…

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