Breaking News: Federal Judge Rules DACA “Illegal”

Breaking News: Federal Judge Rules DACA “Illegal”

By IndyKids Staff The Dreamers’ future is once again under threat this month after Andrew Hanen, a Texas federal judge, ruled  the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program unconstitutional. DACA, an initiative created in 2012 by then-President Obama,...
Breaking News: Bootleg Fire Becomes Nation’s Largest Wildfire

Breaking News: Bootleg Fire Becomes Nation’s Largest Wildfire

By IndyKids Staff Having already scorched over 350,000 acres⁠—an area larger than Los Angeles⁠—the Oregon wildfire has now become the largest burning in the United States this year. Named after the nearby Bootleg Spring, the fire began on July 6 and has now forced...
Science Brief: New Ozzy Dino Discovery Breaks Record

Science Brief: New Ozzy Dino Discovery Breaks Record

By Amelie Kokolios aged 10 and Siena Kokolios aged 8 Palaeontologists, scientists who study dinosaurs, have recently recognized a new species of dinosaur that’s the largest in Australia and one of the largest in the world. Australotitan cooperensis, nicknamed Cooper,...
News Brief: House Votes to Restrict Travel Bans

News Brief: House Votes to Restrict Travel Bans

By Stella Tomasello, age 10 The House of Representatives passed the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act in April by a vote of 218 to 208. The aim was to limit the power the president could exercise over immigration on the basis of...
News Brief: India Endures Another COVID Crisis

News Brief: India Endures Another COVID Crisis

By Aida El-Hajjar, age 11 India reported 4,529 deaths in 24 hours, setting a new world record for daily coronavirus deaths on May 19, 2021. When the first wave of the COVID-19 virus hit, the Indian government responded quickly and strictly, putting India among...