President Obama’s Choice for the Supreme Court is hard to figure out. As U.S. Senators question Elena Kagan in confirmation hearings this summer, they will try to learn how she would rule on future Supreme Court cases.
Month: May 2010
In April 2010, President Obama met with leaders from 46 other countries to discuss the danger of nuclear weapons.
Learn a little about Artyom, a 10-year-old from Armenia.
Not everyone is excited about the World Cup Finals. Thousands living in South Africa’s unofficial houses or shacks have been protesting their forced removal by the African National Congress.
Two skeletons of a new hominid species were discovered in South Africa.
Thousands of people across the United States are protesting a new immigration law in Arizona. The law forces police officers to stop anyone who they think might be an undocumented immigrant.
Over 200,000 gallons of oil a day were flowing into the Gulf of Mexico as of early May 2010 following an explosion at an oil well and rig off the coast of Louisiana.
Books and movies might make it seem like most kids go to summer camp, but that isn’t true, especially in the western part of the country.
Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens is retiring in June 2010. What sort of judge will Obama choose to replace him?
Every person, newspaper, TV show and even every storybook has a message, whether we realize it or not. Here are some questions to keep in mind as we read, and some suggestions for fun summer reading.