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Remembering Bob Dole

Bob Dole was born in rural Kansas. Growing up, his family lived in the basement of their house, renting out the rest of the house to make money. As a child, he worked hard and … Read more

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World Leaders Make New Climate Agreement

World leaders gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, in early November for COP26. This meeting focused on the world’s climate. The goal of the meeting was to talk about actions that countries around the world will take … Read more

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Twentieth Anniversary of 9/11 Approaches

On September 11, 2001, the United States suffered the worst terrorist attack in history. Members of an terrorist group called al-Qaeda hijacked three airplanes. They crashed the planes into the Pentagon outside of Washington, D.C., … Read more

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What Is Ransomware?

Imagine that you are doing some work or playing a game on your computer, and it stops working. Then you get a message from someone who says that they will make your computer work again, … Read more

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Summer Olympics in Tokyo

UPDATE: As COVID-19 cases continued to rise, the Japanese government declared a state of emergency on Thursday, July 8. The Olympic games will continue, but no spectators will be allowed to attend events. Only athletes, … Read more

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The Struggle Over Voting Rights

Across the United States, people are struggling over a big issue—voting. The United States has laws about protecting the right to vote, but voting laws vary from state to state. Some states are passing laws … Read more