With just over 80 days left until Election Day, the candidates continue to trade criticism and suggest the other is unqualified for the presidency. Continue reading
The Baltimore Police Department exhibited a pattern of racial discrimination in recent years, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine joined 50 national security officials this week by stating she will not vote for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in November. Continue reading
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Summer academy helps refugee children prepare for life in the U.S.
A program that helps refugee children from 29 countries acclimate to life in the United States met again this summer in New York City. Continue readingasylumNew York CityrefugeeSocial Studies
Take the Political Party Quiz to find out where you fit!
Ever wondered where you fit on the political spectrum? Take this quiz to find out! Continue readingElection 2016political partyPoliticsquiz
Lionfish-zapping robot offers solution to invasive species
Invasive lionfish have devastating effects on native species and ecosystems in the Western Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, but robotic technology offers a new way to stem their spread. Continue readingenvironmentinvasive specieslionfishScience
Celebrate 100 years of National Parks with these PBS NewsHour stories
For the U.S. National Park Service centennial, use these NewsHour Extra classroom resources to teach students about the importance of conservation.conservationnational parksNational Parks Servicenature
Jill Stein and the role of third party candidates in presidential elections
The third party candidate Dr. Jill Stein of the Green Party says she remains the only candidate in the presidential race who is not corrupted by lobbyists’ money, corporate money or super PACs. Continue readingAl GoreBernie SandersCivicsDemocratic PartyDonald TrumpGeorge W. Bushgreen energyGreen PartyHillary ClintonJill SteinpollingPollsRalph NaderRepublican PartySocial Studiesthird partiesThird-Party