From China's Factories to U.S. Blueberry Farms…

…TERRIBLE CONDITIONS FOR WORKERS By PEDRO LAHOZ WOLFE, age 10 Workers test electronics at a factory in China. PHOTO: Flickr.com/Robert Scoble China You know how almost everything in the United States says “Made in China” on it? Do you ever think about how many...

Defending Public Schools

By MATT SEIFMAN On May 12, thousands of New York City teachers, students and activists marched to demand: “Make big banks and millionaires pay.” New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposes getting rid of 6,000 public school teachers. PHOTO: Teachers...

When a Person You Love Has Alzheimer's

By NADIA MARSH, M.D. PHOTO: Flickr.com/COUROSA You might have a grandparent or know of an older person who can’t remember things and needs help keeping track of appointments or paying bills. They may not remember your name when they see you. You may have been told...

Turkish People Demand Internet Freedom

PHOTO: Flickr.com/Kevglobal The Turkish government started a new internet filtering system that requires users to choose one of four browsers to access the web.  The government says the change was made because of complaints about the poor performance of the previous...

Kid-Scientists Make a Discovery

By LISA GOODMAN PHOTO: Flickr.com/JSHAPPELL Fourth graders at Landisville Intermediate Center in Pennsylvania made an important discovery earlier this year when they came across an 11,500 year-old hair from an extinct mastodon. Mastodons were very large mammals with...