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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the only player in the n...
The NFL season is looming, and with it comes the new version of the Madden NFL video game — a franchise that has sold more than 100 million copies over the last 25 years.Each year, Madden gets more...
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Kinda Like Brothers...
Before Coe Booth was a writer, she was a caseworker with child protective services in New York City, where she worked with teenagers and families in crisis. She was, at times, responsible for...
A small group of 8- to 12-year-olds learn about how soldiers trained for the...
During the Civil War, the red-brick building that now houses the Gaston County Museum in Dallas, N.C., served as a hotel. Now, 150 years later, 15 boys are milling in the lobby of the historic...
Lebanon Levi, center, is depicted as the ringleader in Discovery's Amish Maf...
It's no secret many "reality" TV shows bear little resemblance to actual reality. Discovery Channel's hit show Amish Mafia is a vivid example. The show portrays Amish youth in rebellion, racing...
The beach is a perfect playing field for soccer lovers in West Point....
In another locale, the beach might be lined with "smart hotels and people sipping cocktails out front," says British photographer Tommy Trenchard. He's talking about West Point, a neighborhood in the...
The Mokelumne Wilderness is located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, east of ...
It's a textbook worst-case scenario: You're out in the wilderness, hiking deep through a remote forest, and suddenly you realize you're completely lost.You have no cell phone signal, no food and no...
How We Learn book cover...
School is starting, and students across the country are about to spend a lot of time in the classroom and in the library. And as they crack their textbooks open, they're going to hear a lot of...