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Lifesaving Drones

October 19, 2018

For several days, 2-year-old Ghislane had been screeching in pain. Her blood cells were being attacked by malaria. There was nothing the staff at the local clinic in central Rwanda could do. They called an ambulance. But by the time…



Climate Crisis

October 12, 2018

On October 8, the United Nations (U.N.) issued a warning: The worst effects of climate change could come sooner than expected. A U.N. panel of scientists says the Earth has warmed by 1.8°F since the 1850s. The temperature could rise…


Muppet Helpers

September 27, 2018

When Hanadi was 4, a bomb destroyed her school. Soon after, her family fled their home, in Syria. They went to nearby Lebanon to live as refugees. Hanadi enrolled in school there. But she was scared to go. Her experience…


Jailed for the Truth

September 14, 2018

A court in Myanmar has sentenced two journalists to seven years in prison. The judge ruled that Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo got hold of secret government documents. The journalists pleaded not guilty. Many think the ruling is unfair.…


Brazil Museum Blaze

September 7, 2018

The National Museum of Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro, was gutted by a fire on September 2. Some 90% of its 20 million artifacts may have been lost. The 200-year-old building held the largest collection of historical and scientific…


Korean Reunions

August 20, 2018

Dozens of elderly South Koreans are crossing the armed border between the Koreas this week. They are meeting for three days with relatives in North Korea. On August 20, a South Korean woman named Lee Keum-seom, 92, met with her…


This Hospital Soars

August 17, 2018

Elisa Urruchi is a nurse at an eye hospital. It has top-quality equipment. It also has a classroom for doctors and nurses. But what makes the hospital truly special is that it is inside an airplane. The Orbis Flying Eye…



France Makes the Call

August 1, 2018

French children 15 and under will no longer be allowed to bring smart devices to school. Lawmakers in France voted July 31 to ban cell phones, tablets, and other Internet-connected devices from school grounds. The ban will start in September. …

United States

A President Abroad

July 18, 2018

President Donald Trump returned to Washington, D.C., on July 16 after a seven-day trip abroad. The president began his trip on July 11 with a visit to Belgium. He attended the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit, held in Brussels.…


Preparing for Peace

May 14, 2018

The United States and North Korea are preparing for historic peace talks. The talks will take place next month in Singapore. President Donald Trump will meet with the North Korean leader. His name is Kim Jong-un. It will be the…