Nick News Story Archive

Where Was the First Thanksgiving?

  Everybody knows the answer to that question, right?   Plimoth Plantation, in what’s now the state of Massachusetts, in 1621.   But you know what?   Not every question has just one right answer.

Michael Brown’s Family Appeals for Calm in Ferguson, Missouri; Protesters Don’t Listen

  “We are profoundly disappointed that the killer of our child will not face the consequences of his actions.”   That’s what Michael Brown’s parents said in a statement late Monday night – a statement

Guns Are Not Toys — Even When They Are

  It was an “airsoft” gun – a toy gun that shoots pellets similar to BBs.   And by all accounts, 12-year-old Tamir Rice was horsing around with it at a park playground in his

President Obama, speaking in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Friday

President on Immigration Reform: ‘I’m Not Giving Up’

  “I will never give up,” President Obama said on Friday, during a speech on immigration reform at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nevada.  “I will not give up.”   The President spoke

Twelve-year-old Mayeli Hernandez, testifying before Congress during the summer

Nick News Talks with ‘Border Kids’

  Twelve-year-old Mayeli Hernandez wiped tears from her eyes, as she testified before members of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., this past summer.   “One of the reasons I left my country

Kids Give Thanks

  If you have toys, food, a loving family and a warm home, then you have a lot for which to be thankful.   Some kids don’t have all of that – or any of

A homeless man sleeps inside a church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kids Help the Homeless at Holiday Time

  Imagine going to bed at night without a blanket to keep you warm.   For a lot of homeless people, no imagination is required to picture that.   For many of them, it’s a

Kids Say No to Smoking – And Say You Should, Too

  “I’m definitely not smoking when I grow up.”   That’s what 13-year-old Paul Avila told the Daily Star, his local newspaper in Delhi, New York, the day before the Great American Smokeout.   Paul

A silhouette of an elephant

Seattle Zoo to Say Goodbye to Its Elephants

  Chai will soon have a new home — Bamboo, too.   They’re elephants – the last two elephants left at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo.   And on Wednesday, zoo officials announced that they intend

Buffalo is no stranger to big snowstorms, as this photograph from December 2010 shows.

Six Feet of Snow Around Buffalo!

  And if the forecasters are right, even more is on the way.   Buffalo, New York, is known for its frigid, snowy winters.   But this week’s snowfall is being called one for the