Earthquake in Italy

flickr.com/sunrise seven In early April, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook the mountainous Abruzzo region, east of Rome. The earthquake left an estimated 290 people dead, about 48,000 homeless and around 1,000 injured.

Pistachio Recall

In March, food suppliers found salmonella while testing pistachios for safety. Salmonella is a bacteria spread by fecal matter in animals or humans. It causes food poisoning and can be fatal. Many companies recalled their pistachio products from around the world....

You Are What You Eat

By Kadira Crowder Do you eat greasy, fattening, processed food? Or do you know how to make healthy eating choices? The fifth graders at PS 34 in the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City showed their friends and families how to make healthy choices at their...

Oh, Honey! (A Sweet Snack)

Ingredients 2 whole wheat crackers 2 tablespoons almond butter (or peanut butter) 4 slices of banana 1 teaspoon honey Instructions 1. Slice bananas width-wise 2. Spread 1 tablespoon almond butter on each whole wheat cracker 3. Place 2 banana slices on top of almond...

Who Am I?

Photo: University of Massachusetts Lowell 1. I was the first openly gay elected representative in the United States. 2. I fought for equal rights for all. 3. I went down in history as a brilliant political organizer. 4. I was assassinated in San Francisco in 1978....