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Illinois Girl Asks: Why Aren’t There More Female Superheroes?

Sure, there’s Wonder Woman and a few others.   But in the word of superheroes, the men outnumber the women by far.   Eleven-year-old Rowan Hansen doesn’t understand why.   “And I know she’s kind

Too Cold? Head for Antarctica!

  As winter headed into overtime in parts of the United States last week, lots of kids were heading south for spring break.   The reason?   Warmer weather.   But chances are nobody went

People are leaving flowers, pictures and notes at a site in Le Vernet, France, near where a Germanwings jet crashed on Tuesday.

French Investigators Say Pilot Crashed Jet on Purpose

  “I’m really sorry for the parents of that young pilot,” said Robert Tansell Oliver, in an interview with Reuters news service. “I can’t imagine what they are going through right now.”   Oliver’s son,

Blank street signs

Wisconsin Kids Learn How Government Works by Naming Streets Near Their School

  When Shakespeare asked the question, “What’s in a name?” he certainly wasn’t thinking of the name “County Road E.”   That’s not a name that calls anything to mind – except maybe a failing

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 Friday,

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Why Do We Celebrate April Fools’ Day?

    April 1 has become a day when pranks and practical jokes are commonplace.   That’s why it has come to be known as April Fools’ Day.   (Note to readers: We don’t advocate

A piece of debris at the scene of Tuesday?s Germanwings plane crash in Seyne-les-Alpes, France

Mystery Surrounding Plane Crash Deepens

  A report late Wednesday by the New York Times raised new questions about what happened in the moments before a Germanwings jet crashed into the French Alps.   According to the Times report, one

Lights Out! Earth Hour is Coming

  Can you pick out the Empire State Building in this photograph?   It’s one of the tallest and most famous landmarks in New York City.   And on just about every night, it’s lit

A sign at Yosemite National Park in California

Kids Help Kick Off Yosemite Celebration

  To 12-year-old Lasen Andrews, Yosemite National Park represents life itself.   “The deer, the squirrels with bushy tails, the coyotes, the birds and the bears,” he said, reading off the names of some of

Kids Celebrate Science at the White House

  Fourteen-year-old Trisha Prabhu has made it her mission to stop bullying – especially cyberbullying.   “I have been cyberbullied when I was younger,” she told the Daily Herald, one of her hometown newspapers in