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Fossett: First Solo Balloon Flight Around the
Steve Fossett has
become the first person to fly all the way around the world
by himself in a balloon. Find more about this amazing man
and also about other
voyages around the world.
Pledge of Allegiance: Is It
A federal appeals court has ruled that the Pledge of
Allegiance is unconstitutional because it contains the words
"under God." Find out more about this decision and what it
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A new plan would close roads and move parking areas in and
around Stonehenge, preserving some of its ancient
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Find out more about the World Trade Center, the attacks on
it, and the aftermath of the terrible events of September
Check out these helpful Harry Potter resources. Read
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Language Gets New Life
The government of
China has agreed to spend a large sum of money to keep an
ancient language alive. That language is Nu Shu, which is
spoken only by women. In fact, only a handful of women still
understand or can read the language.
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