Archives: U.S.

President Obama Awards The Medal Of Honor To Army Sergeant Kyle White

Obama awards Medal of Honor to Afghan war soldier who stood by his team under ambush


DOWNLOAD VIDEO President Obama recently awarded former Army Sergeant Kyle White the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest honor for valor, for his role in…read more

Government & CivicsU.S.

Crude oil brings boom times and safety concerns to North Dakota


DOWNLOAD VIDEO In North Dakota an oil boom has boosted the state’s economy, but as the industry is projected to grow, a series of catastrophic…read more


The Capitol Dome at 150: A Symbol of Democracy in Need of Repair


150 years ago on December 2, construction was completed on the Capitol Dome in Washington, marking the birth of one of the most iconic symbols…read more

JFK featured

The Legacy of President John F. Kennedy – 50 Years Later


This November 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  Although his young life was tragically cut short, he…read more

historysocial studiesU.S.

Thanksgiving Takes on New Meaning After Sandy

Student Voice

Originally published November 21, 2012 Because their town has not yet fully recovered from the effects of the storm, residents of Belmar are seeing a…read more

Social IssuesU.S.

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.

RSS Content

Tooltip of RSS content 3