Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner

By RIDA ALI, age 10 PHOTO: United Nations Information Centres On October 10, 2014, Malala Yousafzai, a 17-year-old activist for girls’ right to education, jointly won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize with Indian national Kailash Satyarthi “for their struggle against the...

Malala Yousafzai

By RIDA ALI, age 10 For many American kids, going to school is a chore, not a privilege. However, Malala Yousafzai, a girl from Pakistan’s Swat Valley who had been fighting for equal education since she was 11, risked her life to attend school. The Taliban, a group...

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...