Anti-Islam Attacks Sweep the Country

Girls demonstrate in support of a proposed Islamic community center in New York City. PHOTO: David Shankbone By CHIRAG BHATT Mosques to be constructed in the United States have lately been the subject of controversy. A mosque is a place of worship for a person of the...

Massive Floods Tear Through Pakistan

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said of the floods in Pakistan: “In the past I have visited scenes of many natural disasters around the world, but nothing like this.” PHOTO: flickr/Oxfam International By JYOTHI NATARAJAN More than ten million...

Oily Disaster

By INDYKIDS STAFF Aftermath of World’s Largest Oil Spill On April 20, an explosion at an oil and gas well of the oil company BP (formerly British Petroleum) caused millions of gallons of oil to pour into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The leak was finally stopped...

Baseball Fans Take a Swing at Anti-Immigration Law

IMAGE: Leo Garcia By ZAZIL DAVIS-VAZQUEZ Around the country, protesters are rallying against the Arizona state senate bill SB-1070. This bill forces immigrants who are not citizens and who are over age 14 to carry their identification papers at all times. The law also...

Disabled, NOT Unable

By AMBER VELDT, VANESSA FELIX AND INDYKIDS STAFF IMAGE: Christine Hale Do you know what kind of work you want to do as an adult? Did anyone ever say you couldn’t do it because you weren’t old enough, strong enough or smart enough? People with disabilities often hear...