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Steve Fossett: First Solo Balloon Flight Around the World
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.

The Pledge of Allegiance: Is It Illegal?
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 might mean.

Stonehenge to Get Protection
A new plan would close roads and move parking areas in and around Stonehenge, preserving some of its ancient beauty.

World Trade Center
Find out more about the World Trade Center, the attacks on it, and the aftermath of the terrible events of September 11, 2001.

Harry Potter
Check out these helpful Harry Potter resources. Read articles, see movie reviews, play fun games, and much more!

Dying 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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