#Current events

  • Feature: These 4 Survivors Flip the Script on What It Means to Be a Refugee
    FeatureEducation

    These 4 Survivors Flip the Script on What It Means to Be a Refugee

    By Joe McCarthy|June 20, 2018

    The magic of language can unlock the potential of people. Read more

  • Article: The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain
    Environment

    The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain

    By Joe McCarthy|June 18, 2018

    The reign of plastic straws appears to be nearing an end. Read more

  • Feature: Here's What Happens When You Recycle Your Old Cellphone
    FeatureEnvironment

    Here's What Happens When You Recycle Your Old Cellphone

    By Joe McCarthy|June 18, 2018

    Your old cellphone might be pounded into dust — or it might be polluting some river. Read more

  • Article: Melania Trump, Laura Bush Condemn US Policy of Separating Migrant Kids From Parents
    Citizenship

    Melania Trump, Laura Bush Condemn US Policy of Separating Migrant Kids From Parents

    By Joe McCarthy|June 18, 2018

    “This zero-tolerance policy is cruel. It is immoral. And it breaks my heart.” Read more

  • Article: Climate Change's Effects on Fish Could Undermine World Peace
    Environment

    Climate Change's Effects on Fish Could Undermine World Peace

    By Joe McCarthy|June 15, 2018

    “It’s like trying to raise cattle when you’ve taken down all the fences.” Read more

  • Article: Antarctica Is Losing 200 Billion Tons of Ice Every Year
    Environment

    Antarctica Is Losing 200 Billion Tons of Ice Every Year

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 14, 2018

    If the entire continent melted, sea levels would rise by 190 feet. Read more

  • Article: Texas Detention Center for Migrant Children Compared to 'Prison'
    Citizenship

    Texas Detention Center for Migrant Children Compared to 'Prison'

    By Joe McCarthy|June 14, 2018

    The mere act of detaining an innocent child is considered a human rights violation. Read more

  • Article: AI Drones Are Helping Us Tackle Our Ocean Plastic Problem
    Finance & Innovation

    AI Drones Are Helping Us Tackle Our Ocean Plastic Problem

    By Joe McCarthy|June 13, 2018

    They’re mapping out the problem so people can take action. Read more