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Easter Storms

April 17, 2020

Severe weather swept through the southern United States, beginning on Easter Sunday, April 12. Tornadoes and thunderstorms hit Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, and other states. The storms caused flooding and mudslides. At least 33 people…

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Culture

Learning at Home

April 16, 2020

Students all over the world have been learning from home because of the coronavirus pandemic. More than 90% of students worldwide have been affected by school closures. That’s according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. Teachers and…

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Culture

Wear It Proud

March 19, 2020

Jonathan Brown, 8, is from Texas. He rocks his dreadlocks proudly. He wants to grow them long. But in late 2019, he was sent home from school with a note. It was from the assistant principal. The note said Jonathan…

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Sports

All-Star Face-Off

February 21, 2020

Basketball stars came together in Chicago, Illinois, on February 16. They were there for the NBA All-Star Game. The game has been played every year since 1951. Teams are made of the NBA’s top players. This year, Team LeBron played…

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History

Remembering the March

February 14, 2020

On August 28, 1963, people poured into Washington, D.C. Many held signs: “We March for Integrated Schools Now!” and “We Demand Jobs for All Now!” The event was called the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. It drew about…

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Government

Impeachment Trial Ends

February 6, 2020

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump ended on February 5, when the United States Senate voted against removing him from office. In a U.S. impeachment trial, 67 votes are needed to find the president guilty. The senators voted on…

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Government

President on Trial

January 24, 2020

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began on January 21 in Washington, D.C. It’s being held in the U.S. Senate. All 100 senators are the jury. Chief Justice John Roberts of the Supreme Court is the judge. On December…

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Government

Ready, Set, Count!

January 24, 2020

On an island in Alaska, the 2020 U.S. Census is underway. Census workers started counting residents of Toksook Bay on January 21. The census happens every 10 years. It’s an official count of people living in the U.S. The first…

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Government

Trump Impeached

December 19, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last night to impeach President Donald Trump. To impeach a president means to charge him or her with a crime. A trial in the Senate will now decide whether he is guilty or innocent.…

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Impeachment Update

December 6, 2019

Nancy Pelosi made a big announcement on December 5. She said the U.S. House of Representatives will begin writing a document called the “articles of impeachment” against President Donald Trump. “The president’s actions have clearly violated the Constitution,” Pelosi says.…

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