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Crisis in Puerto Rico
The U.S. territory is still struggling to recover one week after Hurricane Maria hit.
Battle of L.A. vs. NYC ends in a love match
An email battle over NYC vs. L.A. ends in a tie-the-knot
Standing Up to Hate
A gathering of hate groups in Virginia sparks violence.
Fighting the Flames
The western U.S. is heating up as wildfires scorch hundreds of thousands of acres.
Eyes on the Skies
Americans get ready for the Great American Eclipse, the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in almost a century.
William Woods Students Travel to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
A dozen William Woods University students took the trip of a lifetime when they spent nine days in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands over Spring Break.
Some veterans with serious injuries are getting a hand from specially trained monkeys.
Turning Trash Into Art
An artist turns trash from the ocean into impressive sculptures.
Our northern neighbor celebrates its 150th birthday.
An Open Letter to the Cool Kid at School - Care.com
A reminder of the compassion all kids need at school today.
A National Treasure
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in Washington, D.C.
Countdown to Election Day
Americans prepare to vote for the next president on November 8.
Baby “dragons” were born this summer in a cave in Europe.
A Pennsylvania boy found a simple but powerful way to help kids at his school make friends.
How Will Pokemon GO Play Out?
Should kids be playing this summer’s smash-hit game, Pokémon GO?