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A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials

The Salem witch trials occurred in colonial Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft—the Devil's magic—and 20...

The Story Behind the World’s Most Terrifying Haunted Doll

HERE IS SOMETHING THAT MOST people would agree is true about Robert the Doll: He’s terrifying. Ostensibly a little boy in a sailor suit, his careworn face...

What The Life Of A Chess Grandmaster Is Really Like

Fabiano Caruana is the No. 2-ranked chess player in the world. He achieved Grandmaster status just before his 15th birthday back in 2007. In...

Foster Kids Face Tough Times After Age 18

t's hard turning 18 — moving out, finding a job, going to college. But many foster children have to do it by themselves, without...

Watch Teen Kids News Full Episode | October 26th – November 2nd, 2018

A BLOCK:  He’s not old enough to drink.  And he only just became eligible to vote.  But as Emily reports - this 19 year...

Meet Will Shortz, The Puzzle Master

What's a 12-letter word for "the study of all that puzzles"? If you guessed enigmatology, you have Will Shortz to thank. The New York Times crossword...

Is Marie Sklodowska Curie still a good role model for female scientists at 150?

Sometimes I’m glad I’m old(ish) and have made it up the career ladder. I can’t imagine what it must be like to be a...

9 Ways Teens Can Improve Diabetes Self-Care

KEEPING UP WITH diabetes is hard enough. Now imagine having to do it as a teenager. For lots of reasons, it can be hard to keep up...

Watch Teen Kids News Full Episode | October 19th – October 26th, 2018

A BLOCK:  Medical items – like wheelchairs – are expensive.  And not everyone who needs a wheelchair can afford one. So, when a teen...

Does Height Affect Ability in Sports?

Besides obvious examples, such as race horse jockeys, the height of an athlete doesn't necessarily limit anyone's ability to participate in a particular sport....