Rep. Kevin McCarthy shocked Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives by unexpectedly dropping out of the race for Speaker of the House. Continue reading
(Anita Wright/NewsHour Extra) By Anita Wright and Adelyn Baxter One of this year’s National Student Poets is 16-year-old De’John Harges of Cleveland, Ohio. At a White House ceremony this week, First Lady Michelle Obama congratulated De’John and four other students from around…
(Anita Wright/NewsHour Extra) Have your students read the following article, then discuss the power of poetry as a class using the discussion questions. Five high school students from across the United States received one of the nation’s highest youth…
California’s four-year drought is causing the state to sink. Many of the state’s farmers have turned to drilling deeper and deeper down in order to find groundwater for their crops, resulting in a higher risk of flooding. Continue reading
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