Your Turn: Why Do You Wear a Headscarf?

Many Muslim women and girls wear a headscarf, call a “hijab.” “Hijab” is an Arabic word that means “cover.” IndyKids asked these girls in the Bronx, New York City, why they wear a hijab and what it is like to wear one. I wear it because it is part of my religion....

A Piercing Problem

PHOTO: Flickr.com/Alexandra Guerson 14-year-old Ariana Iacono, a student at Clayton High School in North Carolina, has been suspended four times since September because of her nose piercing. The student belongs to the little-known Church of Body Modification. The...