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Current Events

  • Energy.gov News & Blog - Provides you with all the latest information on science, how to save energy in your life, current events and news, and much more.
  • HouseLive - Live Floor Proceedings - Would you rather watch a video than read about current events? HouseLive lets you watch recent House of Representatives floor proceedings, or catch one live if you are lucky.
  • It's Our Environment - You can learn about important environmental issues going on around the world. You can also learn ways you can help keep the environment clean and healthy.
  • Here There Everywhere - News for Kids - Knowing what's in the news is a way to be connected to our community, nation and world.
  • KidsPost - News stories and features on current topics written for kids.
  • My Wonderful World - Explore the geographic resources from the Smithsonian experts; click on a continent and start learning.
  • Places in the News - The Library of Congress keeps you up-to-date on all the places you keep hearing about in the news. Find out where a specific country is or why you keep seeing it in the news.
  • Senate Scheduled Hearings - Keep up to date with any and all Senate hearings that are coming up. You can scroll through the most recent and read more based on what committees and topics interest you.
  • Stanley and Stella Blog - Learn and explore the world with Stanley and Stella! You can pledge to learn about science and explore the environment with the help of Stanley and Stella, EPA’s student ambassadors.
  • USA.gov blog - Learn about updates from across the government, including timely news from government agencies, informative videos and interesting pictures of history, zoo animals and more.
  • Youngzine - Includes the latest news from around the world and at home. 

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