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Audio Dealing with Distractions and Overreactions

More and more children are diagnosed with ADHD, a condition that makes it hard to focus. | HEALTH REPORT More

Millions of years of history, which can be found on the ocean floor, are collected and analyzed at the Core Repository in New York.

Video Scientists Create New Maps of Ocean Floor

Until recently, scientists had mapped only about 20 percent of the sea floor. But our knowledge of the deep seas is changing because of information from satellites. Scientists have produced a new map that provides a detailed picture of the oceans. More

General George McClellan created a strong Union force, but he worried he did not have enough men to defeat the Confederacy.

Audio McClellan Approaches Richmond ... And Waits

The North and South clashed in a series of battles called the Seven Days Campaign. The struggle saved the Confederacy but came at a terrible price. But victory came at a terrible price. Twenty thousand Confederate soldiers were killed or wounded. More

Solar Storm

Audio How to Weather a Solar Storm

The sun’s energy creates light and heat. It also produces charged electrical particles and magnetic fields. The sun can keep the earth nice and warm and helps our crops to grow. But a sudden burst of that solar energy can cause a power outage. More

Video Sting, War, Lou Reed for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame officials nominated Green Day, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Kraftwerk, The Marvelettes, N.W.A., Nine Inch Nails, The Spinners and The Smiths. More


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Video News Words: Revision

Sometimes things need to change. Our hosts tell you about the term "revision" on News Words. Then comment or write a sentence using the word. We will answer you.
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Video News Words: Stabilize

Keep it steady. Watch and our hosts will explain what it means to "stabilize" on News Words. Then, comment or ask us a question. We will respond
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Video News Words: Convoy

"Convoy" is not a word you hear in the news every day. Listen to our hosts and hear the word used in a news story, then comment or ask a question below.
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Video News Words: Maritime

If you are "at sea" about the use of the word "maritime" listen to our hosts, then comment or ask a question about this news word.
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Video News Words: Critical

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