Endangered Tropics?

By JULIANA BERROA, age 11 PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons Jaguars, not polar bears, will be the first to disappear from the food chain as global warming continues. Researchers predict in the next 10 years, the tropics will experience a drastic change in climate. Rising sea...

The CIA's Drone War in the Middle East and Africa

By YUUKI REAL, age 13 An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, or drone. PHOTO: U.S. Air Force/Lt Col Leslie Pratt The CIA’s use of military drones is a topic of great controversy. Military drones are aerial bombers that are unmanned, which means they are controlled by computers...

Former Death Row Prisoner, Paula Cooper, Released from Prison

By ANA PHELAN, age 10 Rockville Correctional Facility in Indiana where Paula Coopers served her 28-year sentence before being released on good behavior. PHOTO: Indiana Public Media Paula Cooper, a 43-year-old woman from Indiana, was released from prison on June 17,...