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7 Ways the Printing Press Changed the World

Knowledge is power, as the saying goes, and the invention of the mechanical movable type printing press helped disseminate knowledge wider and faster than ever before. German...

How Manifest Destiny Stretched the U.S. From Sea to Shining Sea

The woman in white floats above the verdant plain, eyes turned westward, a star glowing on her forehead. She is a phantasm, hovering at...

Colonial Life in America

Are you willing to sell all but your most crucial possessions, get on a leaky ship packed with smelly strangers, and move to a...

Blue Angels and Thunderbirds will fly over New York and other cities to salute...

A formation of US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds will honor first responders on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic by flying...

How did Andrew Jackson go from revered to reviled?

You've probably heard about the movement to replace Andrew Jackson's image on the ubiquitous $20 bill, but why exactly did the United States put...

Watch Teen Kids News Full Episode | April 24th – May 1st, 2020

A BLOCK: For most of us, it’s the first step into real adulthood: getting a driver’s license. And as Katie reports, along with that...

Seven tips for home studying during the coronavirus pandemic

During this unprecedented time, when people around the globe are finding themselves homebound for weeks at a time, things have to be done differently. You...

5 Ways Poor Dental Care Makes You Sick

Even if you brush your teeth daily, you may still have dangerous bacteria growing inside your mouth. Not only could that lead to periodontitis...

From Virtual Field Trips to Gardening, Here Are 9 Activities You Can Do to...

This April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, which was first celebrated in 1970 to raise awareness about environmental issues. Since its founding, people...

Watch Teen Kids News Full Episode | April 17 th – April 24 th...

A BLOCK: In our top story, sponsored by the National Road Safety Foundation, Katie reports on an innovative drive to get teens to be...