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Father’s Day Cards

Posted on Tuesday June 12, 2018

Father’s Day is a fairly new holiday, and wasn’t given national recognition until President Richard Nixon established a permanent national observance on the third Sunday in June. Father’s Day was originally conceived in 1909 by Sonara Smart Dodd, who was […]

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The Ocean

Posted on Tuesday June 05, 2018

Although it covers nearly three-quarters of the Earth, scientists call the ocean our planet’s last frontier, and say that we know more about the moon then we do the seafloor. While oceanographers are racing to learn more about the deep […]

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Betsy Ross

Posted on Tuesday May 29, 2018

Many people believe that General George Washington visited seamstress Betsy Ross in June, 1776 to ask her to sew a stars-and-stripes flag that would become the first official flag of the new country. The story continues that Ross convinced Washington […]

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BBC Newsround

Zendaya and Nick Jonas hit the MTV Movie & TV Awards 2018

Posted on Sunday June 17, 2018

Kim Kardashian, Zendaya and Nick Jonas hit the red carpet for the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards in Los Angeles.

Animals 'predict' their World Cup winners

Posted on Saturday June 16, 2018

Animals make their pre-match predictions in the World Cup.

Meet the first women in space

Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

It's been 55 years since Russian legend Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman astronaut to blast off into space.

BBC News (UK)

US child migrants: Melania speaks out on Trump's separation policy

Posted on Sunday June 17, 2018

The US first lady says she "hates to see" hundreds of child migrants separated from their parents.

NHS funding: PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash

Posted on Sunday June 17, 2018

PM wants NHS to ensure "every penny" is well spent - but questions continue on how the increase will be funded.

David Dimbleby to leave Question Time

Posted on Sunday June 17, 2018

The presenter will leave the political debate show in December after 25 years to return to reporting.