On April 13, 2013, people gathered in Washington Square Park in New York City for International Anti-Street Harassment Week (April 7-13).
Month: May 2013
After 211 years of making one cent coins, the United States Mint is debating eliminating the penny.
About 20 million people in the United States have had an asthma attack, and children are the biggest risk for developing this disease.
Zach Wahls is the founder of Scouts for Equality, an organization that has been fighting since June 2012 to end the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on gay scouts and leaders.
In 2011 alone approximately 17,000 elephants were killed in Africa for their ivory tusks. Poachers ship ivory to Asia and other markets where they are sold illegally.
In April each year, one phrase floats around in all the classrooms that almost every student fears: standardized tests. But where did these standardized tests all come from, and how did they become what they are now?
In May, at their National Annual Meeting, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will make a decision about whether or not to overturn their ban on openly gay scouts and leaders.
The New York City Police Department is being criticized for a controversial policy called stop-and-frisk.
Find out what Bobby wants to be when he grows up, and learn about the history of Ireland.
March 2013 marks 10 years of America’s war in Iraq.