As the Cleveland Indians search for a new name, history offers several oddballs

Should they bring back the Spiders? Or how about the Perfectos or Tip-Tops?

Eighth-grader wins contest to name Wyoming supercomputer

Cael Arbogast, 13, names supercomputer after a powerful weather event.
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Teen hopes to find ‘forever homes’ for pint-size pets

Katheryn Collins started a rescue in her home for mice, gerbils and hamsters.
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Officer and chief resign after police shooting of young Black man in Minnesota

Daunte Wright was shot during a struggle when officer believed she used Taser, police say.
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Washington’s rising Frederick Douglass bridge lifts the human spirit

The new bridge features elegant arches and space for walkers and cyclists to appreciate the waterfront.

How well do you know these children’s authors?

As we celebrate Beverly Cleary’s birthday and life, test your knowledge of these famous children’s writers.
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Billions of cicadas are coming! Here’s why that’s actually awesome.

An expert explains the buzz about the upcoming emergence of Brood X.
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It's lit! Olympic torch-lighting ceremonies through the years.

With a little over 100 days until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, check out photos from over the years of this special tradition.
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First modern Olympics, 125 years ago, was nothing like today’s huge spectacle

The Athens Games had a few hundred participants, and they were all men.

Same dad, two babies: Zoo Miami presents newborn giraffes

4-year-old Malcolm fathers to two calves within a few days.
  • Apr 7
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KidsPost weather art gallery

A showcase of daily weather illustrations created by KidsPost readers.
  • Jan 10, 2020
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It's lit! Olympic torch-lighting ceremonies through the years.

With a little over 100 days until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, check out photos from over the years of this special tradition.
  • 5 days ago

HiRISE highlights the beauty of Mars

A powerful camera called High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) has been taking photos of Mars since 2006.
  • Mar 29

One year later: These photos of the pandemic inspired hope during a difficult time

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus had spread worldwide.
  • Mar 11

With no crowds, the Louvre gets rare chance to refurbish

Usually hosting 10 million visitors a year, the museum is jumping on this opportunity.
  • Feb 26

Perseverance in pictures: NASA rover's journey to Mars

The rover, which launched in the summer, successfully lands on Martian soil.
  • Feb 19

Bayeux Tapestry goes virtual!

The 11th-century tapestry in France has been digitized for online viewing.
  • Feb 16

Super Bowl halftime show through the years

It?s Super Bowl weekend! Learn more about the show that has become a cultural phenomenon.
  • Feb 5