Nick News Story Archive
The Friendship Nine, in a photograph taken in 1961

For ‘Friendship Nine,’ Justice Is Delayed But Not Denied

  They were college students back then.   Today, they’re old men.   But 54 years has not erased the memories of what happened to them on January 31, 1961, in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Blizzard Slams Boston; New York City and Philadelphia, Not So Much

  “I was really bummed when I found out the snowstorm was a bust,” said 11-year-old Amelia Cucchiara, in an interview with Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, radio station KYW. “But there is still good sledding, kind of.”

A snowstorm in February 2006 dumped nearly 27 inches of snow on New York City. This storm was expected to dump even more in some places, according to forecasters.

Major Snowstorm Forecast for Northeast US

Kids, get the sleds and the toboggans and the snowboards ready – if you live in the Northeast, that is.   If the forecasts over the weekend turn out to be correct, you’re likely to

Texas Girl Has a Message for Police Officers: ‘Thank You’

  Ten-year-old Savannah Solis wants to be a police officer when she grows up – a K-9 officer who works with police dogs, according to the New York Daily News.   “You are my heroes,”

What Can We Do to Save Our Oceans?

  “We may be sitting on a precipice of a major extinction event,” said University of California ecologist Douglas McCauley, in an interview with the New York Times.   “(And) the impacts are accelerating,” added

A stack of blue jeans

Kids Helping Kids: It’s All in the Jeans

  Fourteen-year-old Kathryn Martin says she knows that “homelessness is an ongoing crisis.”   But until recently, she says, she didn’t fully grasp how much of a crisis it is – especially for kids.  

Kids Help Animal Shelters

  Being in a shelter can be stressful for an animal.   Most shelters try to do their best to make them feel comfortable.   But it’s not like being in a loving home.  


  The rhinoceros and its ancestors have live on our planet for millions of years.   But if some greedy humans have their way, the rhino could be wiped out well before the end of

A male tiger at India’s Ranthambore National Park

India’s Tigers Might Be Making Comeback From Brink of Extinction

  In 1900, there were approximately 100,000 tigers living in the wild worldwide, according to a report by National Geographic.   Today, scientists estimate, there are only around 3,000.   Less than a decade ago,

Chicago Kid’s Letter Gets Him Invited to President’s State of the Union Speech

  Thirteen-year-old Malik Bryant’s letter wasn’t even addressed to the President.   According to media reports, it was addressed to Santa Claus.   “All I ask for is for safety,” he wrote. “I just want