Cleary and “Kitty” in 1955
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Beloved author Beverly Cleary, creator of memorable characters like Ramona, Ralph S. Mouse and Henry Huggins, died March 25. She was 104.

Cleary was born Beverly Atlee Bunn. After early struggles with reading, Cleary became an AVID reader. She first thought about becoming a... Read more

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Millions of people were left without power and water in Texas after a winter storm WALLOPED the Lone Star State last month.

The storm also left dozens of people dead and is expected to become one of the most expensive disasters in the state’s history. By comparison, Hurricane... Read more

Major, a German Shepard, running around in a grassy lawn.
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The Bidens’ family dogs, Major and Champ, have moved into the White House!

Both dogs are German shepherds. The Bidens fostered Major for the Delaware Humane Association and decided to adopt him in 2018. He is the first rescue dog to live in the White House. Champ has been with the family... Read more

periodic table poster behind scientific tools: bunsen burner, goggles, vial of solution, gas mask.
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Twenty years ago, few people thought about being an INFLUENCER or considered a career in content creation. This begs the question of what jobs and careers will look like 20 years from now. Below are five jobs in STEM that you may not have ever thought about but are certainly worth... Read more

Old black and white photo with crowd in front of White House. Warren G. Harding is standing in front.
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Top Photo: Inauguration of President Warren G. Harding in 1921 Photo credit:

Every four years, the new President of the United States RECITES a 35-word oath and is sworn in to... Read more

Amy Coney Barrett in judge's robe
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Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as the newest justice of the United States Supreme Court on Oct. 27.

The Supreme Court dates all the way back to 1789! Article III of the United States Constitution establishes the federal judiciary and allows... Read more

Astronauts Will Cast Their Ballots from Space next to Moon photol
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Four American astronauts who will be in orbit on Election Day will be voting from space. This is not the first time that voting from space has happened. 

One of the astronauts, Kate Rubins, is an Expedition 63/64 crew member and will leave for her mission to the International Space... Read more

Chad Boseman
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Chadwick Boseman, known to millions as Black Panther, died of cancer Aug. 28 at the age of 43. Boseman portrayed real-life American heroes and legends like Jackie Robinson, James Brown and Thurgood Marshall, but he will forever be remembered for his DIGNIFIED role as a fictional... Read more

U.S. Rep. John Lewis
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America honored one of its greatest Civil Rights leaders last month after U.S. Rep. John Lewis lost his six-month battle with cancer on July 17. He was 80.

Lewis dedicated his life to peacefully pursuing equal rights for Americans and fighting discrimination. As a young man growing up in... Read more