Lolita, an orca at the Miami Seaquarium, was captured off the coast of Washington in 1970 and has lived in captivity ever since. Continue reading
The United States and the island nation of Papua New Guinea are unique as the only two countries that do not guarantee paid time off for new moms to care for their infants. Continue reading
Underground Railroad Scene by Hale Woodruff courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Commemorate Black History Month in your classroom with 20 lesson plans and resources that cover topics ranging from civil rights events to discussions about race in current events. These…
As part of his State of the Union strategy, President Barack Obama answered questions from a new crowd: YouTube stars. The White House invited Bethany Mota, GloZell and Hank Green to interview Obama. Before the chat, the public suggested questions using…
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