First Covid-19 Vaccine Authorized for Kids Ages 12 to 15

Editor’s Note, May 13, 2o21: This story was updated with new information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On Monday afternoon, the United States Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization of Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to include children between 12 and 15 years old. By Wednesday, an advisory panel of the […]

A Jumbo Jet Among Bears, 747 Soars to Top Spot in Fat Bear Week

Editor’s note, October 7, 2020: On Tuesday, October 6, the crowd has spoken and 747 was named the biggest, brawniest bruin of Katmai National Park’s Fat Bear Week. May his hard work packing on pounds pay off in the form of a snuggly slumber during his winter hibernation. It’s Fat Bear Week, and that means […]

First Rocket Launch From U.S. Soil in Nine Years Postponed

Editor’s Note, May 27, 2020: Due to poor weather conditions, the SpaceX shuttle launch slated for this afternoon has been postponed to Saturday, May 30. The launch would have been the first to blast off from United States soil in nine years. The last space shuttle flight launched on July 8, 2011, from Kennedy Space Center’s […]

A Story of an Empire, Told Through Tea

Editor’s Note, March 12, 2020:Starting Friday, March 13, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will temporarily close “to support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19,” reports the New York Times. A diverse display of 100 teapots is among the most thought-provoking elements in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s reimagined British Galleries, which […]