Secret Military Papers Released

PHOTO: U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael L. Casteel Documents Show Frightening Reality of the Afghanistan War By AMANDA VENDER The website WikiLeaks has released over 76,000 secret documents about U.S. military actions in Afghanistan from 2004 to 2010. The...

Zachary Bonner: Going the Extra Mile for Homeless Kids

PHOTO: Getty Images By JUDI CHENG Some kids like to kick a ball around. Some kids watch television. Other kids, like Zachary Bonner, age 12, from Tampa, Florida, are raising awareness about problems that need to be talked about. He decided to walk across the United...

Make Room for Chickens

Chickens in battery cages; PHOTO: Farm Sanctuary By MAYA DAVIS A compromise between the Humane Society of the United States and Ohio egg farmers has led to a ban that prohibits the building of new factory farms that keep hens in cages. Instead, new farms will need to...

Getting Wild With the Great White Shark

PHOTO: Terry Goss By ILONA BRAY They’re the largest predatory fish on the planet, having been swimming the oceans since before the days of the dinosaur. Their mouths contain 250 or more serrated teeth, which can chomp down with two tons of force. And...

Bad Eggs

Egg companies recalled over 550 million chicken eggs in the state of Iowa in August. The eggs contained the bacteria salmonella that affected 1,470 people throughout the United States. The bacteria spread because of filthy conditions on the factory farms. See also:...