New Database Highlights Police Killings in the US

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 12 Data from “The Counted” shows that twice as many unarmed African Americans have been killed by police than unarmed whites or Hispanics. PHOTO: Debra Sweet/Flickr This year, nearly 1,000 people have been killed by police...

New Muslim Female Superheroes

By SARAH CATE WOLFSON, age 10 Kamala Khan is one of several new female Muslim superhero characters. PHOTO: Hyamei/Deviant Art In 2013, Marvel created a new Ms. Marvel, a series of female superheroes. They introduced Kamala Khan, a Muslim teen from Jersey City with...

Guatemalans Push President to Resign

By BRANDEN WANG, age 11 More than 10,000 Guatemalans, young and old, peacefully protested for former President Molina’s impeachment. PHOTO: Andrés ./Flickr Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina resigned after evidence came out that he was involved in a bribery...