Urban Animals: Great Horned Owls

Great Horned Owls are the most common owl of North and South America. PHOTO: Flickr/veesees By Kid Reporter GEORGIA REED-STAMM, age 9 Great horned owls are one of the biggest and most powerful owls, and were recently seen trying to nest and mate in New York City for...

Street Musicians Under Attack

Acapella Soul singing doo wop in New York City. Photo:AcapellaSoul.com By Kid Reporter ALEXIA ALMONTE, age 11 Have you ever stopped to enjoy music played by a street musician? Did you know that many of them are harassed by the police, told to move, given tickets and...

Middle East News

Protests against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad’s government started in mid-March 2011, and have continued since. PHOTO: IrinNews/Syriana2011 By AMANDA VENDER Syria: People want the president out An uprising against President Bashar al-Assad has been going on...

Women's and Girls' HERstory

Girls in India. PHOTO: Flickr/Gustaffo89 A group of girls at the women’s center of a refugee camp in Palestine. PHOTO: Flickr/Omar Chatriwala About 50% of the world’s population are girls and women. Women have played an important role throughout history. Women have...

Soccer Riots in Egypt

PHOTO: Flickr/SIERRAROMEA By Kid Reporter IRATI EGORHO DIEZ, age 9 On February 2 in Egypt, legions of angry soccer fans (called Ultras) took to the streets in a riot after a match between two Egyptian soccer teams, Masry from the city Port Said and Al-Ahly, from...