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American Meb Keflezighi celebrates after finishing first at Monday’s Boston Marathon.

Boston Marathon: A Race We All Won

“I did it for Boston,” Meb Keflezighi said, according to the New York Times, after finishing first in Monday’s Boston Marathon.  “This is probably the most meaningful victory for an American, just because of what

Meteor Shower Peaks Early Tuesday and Wednesday

If you see a bright object streaking across the night sky this week, don’t worry. It’s probably a meteor. Astronomers say the Lyrid meteor shower is hitting its peak early this week. So if you’re

New Mexico Girl Wins Battle to Play Ball with the Boys

Ten-year-old Jaelyn Bates loves to play basketball. And at Frey Basketball Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico, she’s reportedly one of the best players on her team – a team on which she’s the only girl.

Why Bunnies Are Not Good Easter Gifts

They’re warm and fuzzy and cute and cuddly. And they’re closely associated with Easter. What are we talking about? Little bunny rabbits. But if you’re thinking about asking mom or dad to buy you a

Schools Help Kids Prepare for Tornado Season

Kelsey Kincanon says she didn’t think tornado drills were such a big deal – until last November. That’s when a tornado hit her school – Southwestern Middle School in Lafayette, Indiana. “I just want (other

The Story of Easter

The egg is considered a symbol of life and rebirth. So at a season when it seems as if everything in the world is being reborn, it’s not surprising that the egg is one of

Kids Get to Ride on the ‘Popemobile’

It’s a memory that 11-year-old Livio Bastianelli and 11-year-old Davide Bianchi are likely to carry with them for the rest of their lives. After all, how many kids can say that they hitched a ride

A kid works on an Earth Day poster

Happy Earth Day!

According to Gabriella Biello, taking care of our planet’s health is a lot like taking care of our own health. “It is like smoking,” said Gabriella, a third grader at Millstone Township Elementary School in

Kids Watch the Lunar Eclipse

Twelve-year-old Audrey O’Keefe says she loves astronomy. So she wasn’t about to miss Tuesday morning’s lunar eclipse. “It’s so fascinating, all of the things out there,” Audrey told the Salt Lake Tribune, one of the

A Jewish boy reads from the Haggadah. The Haggadah is the book that tells the story of the Jews' liberation from slavery in Egypt.

The Story of Passover

Passover is the story of the liberation of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt  — a story that goes back nearly three thousand years. This year, the holiday runs from sunset on Monday, April