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Eleanor Roosevelt

Posted on Tuesday October 09, 2018

Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) created a new standard for First Ladies because instead of retreating to a private life of decorating and entertaining, Eleanor continued her public life by holding press conferences, giving lectures, doing […]

Christopher Columbus

Posted on Tuesday October 02, 2018

“In fourteen hundred and ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” And his arrival in the West Indies led to enduring links between Europe and the Americas. In the early years of our nation’s history, Christopher Columbus was raised to hero […]

In Pursuit of Tolerance

Posted on Tuesday September 25, 2018

Edmund Burke, an eighteenth-century writer and philosopher said “The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” If spreading tolerance and stopping hatred is important to you, the following sites offer both historical perspective […]

BBC Newsround

World Cup: Which Belgium player should England be worried about?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

England play their final group match against Belgium, but which star player should England be worried about?

Smoking: Should it be banned at the school gates?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

A group of school children have had enough of adults smoking near school gates, so they decided to do something about it.

VAR: What is it and why's everyone talking about it?

Posted on Tuesday June 26, 2018

VAR (video assistant referee) technology has been debated for a long time in football. Now, it's being talked about again after being used in the World Cup for the first time.

BBC News (UK)

Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered

Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018

A senior minister blames a "rogue operation" as pressure mounts over the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

Midterms: Is Russia still meddling in US politics?

Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018

How credible are clams that candidates are being hacked in the run-up to the US mid-term elections?

Australia sexual abuse: National apology delivered to victims

Posted on Monday October 22, 2018

The national apology is for tens of thousands of children who were sexually abused over decades.