What Do We Know About Elena Kagan?

President Obama’s Choice for the Supreme Court is Hard to Figure Out By INDYKIDS STAFF PHOTO: Flickr/dsearls On May 10, President Obama announced his choice of Elena Kagan as the next Supreme Court justice. Kagan is currently the United States Solicitor General. As...

New Promises to Get Rid of Nukes

United States and Russia Lead the World with Most Nuclear Weapons SOURCE: Federation of American Scientists By BILL MARSH In April 2010, President Obama met in Washington, D.C., with leaders from 46 other countries to discuss the danger of nuclear weapons. Russia,...

Meet Artyom from Armenia

Meet… Artyom from Armenia Name: Artyom Barseghyan Age: 10 Hometown: Yerevan (Armenia’s capital) Languages spoken: Armenian, Russian and some English Family: Mother, father, brother, grandmother and grandfather Parents’ work: Artyom’s mother works as a chemist,...

South Africa's Poor Pushed Out for World Cup

By SOSSI ESSAJANIAN Thousands in South Africa have been removed from their homes in order to build stadiums, like this one in the city of Durban, for the 2010 World Cup Finals. PHOTO: Flickr/ethekwinigirl All eyes will be on soccer (called “football” around the world)...

New Hominid Skeletons Found

PHOTO: Flickr/kevinzim Two skeletons of a new hominid species were discovered near a cave in South Africa by a nine-year-old boy and his father, a paleontologist (someone who studies the history of life on Earth). Hominids are the family of animals that includes...