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The court martial for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning began on June 3 in Fort Meade, Md. Manning was arrested three years ago for leaking 700,000…read more
- Government & Civics
Two revelations about government programs designed to sift through the public’s phone calls and social media interaction have raised questions about what the government should…read more
A small demonstration of residents hoping to save a park from being destroyed has morphed into anti-government clashes between demonstrators and police in cities across…read more
- HealthSocial Issues
Gun manufacturers, like nearly every other industry, have strategies to market to kids and encourage young people to buy certain brands early and stick with…read more
The Obama administration is fighting a judge’s order that would allow girls of all ages prescription-free access to Plan B, a pill that drastically lowers…read more
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- Young innovators jumpstart tech in Pakistan
Tech entrepreneurs are working to make the city of Karachi, Pakistan’s commercial capital, a new hub of innovation by supporting young talent. Continue readingPakistansocial studiesSTEMTechnologyWorld
- Can the U.S. stop the Islamic State?
Fighters from the Islamic State (ISIL) won several victories this week, raising U.S. concerns that the extremist group’s influence may be growing beyond control. Continue readingIraqISILsocial studiesSyria
- What makes the perfect bagel? – Class Activity
Engage students with a delicious chemistry lesson using the video “Why New York Has the…chemistryScienceSTEM
- “Change is coming to Baltimore”: youth debate the legacy of Freddie Gray
Some feel that our city was misrepresented by the media, and some feel that the riots are the only way Baltimore’s distress can be heard. The issues are still there, connecting and restricting us like an invisible thread. Continue readingBaltimoreFreddie GraypoliceSocial IssuesStudent Voices
- How will robots affect your career options?
As artificial intelligence gets better and better, traditional careers such as law and medicine will undergo radical changes, according to computer scientists. Continue readingartificial intelligencecomputersScienceSTEMTechnology