Why Prescription Drug Addiction Is Growing Among Teens

By the time Jessica McDonald was 13, she had already started drinking, smoking marijuana and using Adderall — a stimulant used to treat attention...

Possible Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Footage Breathes Life Into Extinction Debate

It’s been 74 years since the last clear portrait of an Ivory-billed Woodpecker came out of Louisiana—and according to Michael Collins, it could be...

Five myths about the Pilgrims

When it comes to historical memory, the old saying that you can’t choose your relatives is just plain wrong. Americans have chosen the Pilgrims...

The History of the “Dude”

The term “Brontosaurus” lost its official status to the correct “Apatosaurus” over a hundred years ago, but try telling that to a dino-loving kid. Those...

The cost of playing high-school sports is on the rise

It had been one of the best deals in town. For nothing more than a student body card, public schools offered sports as a free...

Watch Teen Kids News Full Episode | November 9th – November...

A BLOCK:  Jackie tells us about a very remarkable young girl.   Her full name is Alexandra Scott – but everyone called her Alex.  Her...

Why Predicting the Weather Is Still So Difficult

Ever wonder why the weather outside is sunny when the TV weatherman said to bring your umbrella today? Or why the storm dubbed “Snowmageddon”...

Word of the year? Oxford Dictionaries says it’s positively ‘Toxic’

Oxford Dictionaries has chosen the word 'toxic' as their 2018 word of the year, with people using the term to describe to describe views,...

Science shows how piano players brains are actually different from everybody...

Piano lessons are sort of like braces. For a few years, everyone's parents paid a lot of money so their children could contort their...

Why Did American Colonists Become United Against England?

Colonial Americans enjoyed relative independence from England until 1763, which marked the cessation of the Seven Years’ War. Prior to that time, the British...