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The holidays can be a time for explotmulticultural celebrations in the classroom, says educator Syd Golston. Photo by Flickr user Steven Depolo Editor’s note: During the holidays, teachers often grapple with finding ways to educate students on...
Imagine reliving that exciting moment when PBS NewsHour’s nightly broadcast begins to play on your television, computer or mobile screen every time the phone rings. Now you can. As with Gwen and Judy’s voicemail message from Day 4, you can...
Denmark submitted a claim to the North Pole to the United Nations on Monday, asserting that the underwater Lomonosov Ridge connects to Greenland, its protected territory. Courtesy NOAA Denmark has claimed the North Pole. On Monday, the European...
Sony is threatening legal action against any news organizations that publish details released in a massive data hack. Original photo, which has been cropped, by Flickr user bachmont WASHINGTON — A lawyer representing Sony Pictures Entertainment is...
Image courtesy of Twitter Australia. Shortly after Man Haron Monisa — a Muslim man — was identified as the suspect who held more than a dozen people hostage in a Sydney cafe Monday, the hashtag #illridewithyou started trending in...
Listen to Alison Powell read her poem “The Fields” from her new collection, “On the Desire to Levitate.” The Fields A boy is raised up in the fields. He knows his hard feet in the husks. He knows his mother, her bottles and naps. Knows his brother...