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SE Asian Countries To Limit Tourism
Thailand, Philippines to close beaches to recover from climate change, tourism (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 187)
Apr 6, 2018
Police In Ohio Had Very Unusual Crime To Deal With The Last Month
Town plagued by teeth-baring 'zombie' raccoons that walk like humans (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 256)
Apr 5, 2018
Fast Food Restaurants Are Being Organised Like Little Factories, Robots And All
It's a trend that's happening across the fast food industry (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 342)
Mar 27, 2018
Orange Snow Hit Parts Of Europe This Weekend
Orange snow makes ski resort look like Mars (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 246)
Mar 26, 2018
World Renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking Has Died
Stephen Hawking was famed for his work with black holes and relativity (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 492)
Mar 15, 2018
History

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2,500-Year-Old Mummy Found In Coffin At The University Of Sydney in Australia
Egyptian coffin thought to be empty reveals mummy (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 253)
Mar 28, 2018
Dinosaur-era Shark With 300 Teeth, Caught Off The Coast Of Portugal
Living fossil has remained unchanged for 80 million years (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 294)
Nov 13, 2017
Notes Written By Einstein In A Tokyo Hotel In 1922 Now Worth A Fortune
Albert Einstein's notes on life and happiness sell at auction (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 242)
Oct 26, 2017
Ancient Teeth Found in Europe Challenge Accepted Theories
A 9.7-million-year-old discovery has left a team of German scientists scratching their heads (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 423)
Oct 25, 2017
September 7th Is National Beer Lover's Day
Beer still has a place in many people's hearts (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 377)
Sep 7, 2017
Style & Living

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Scooters Run Out Of Gas Amid Crackdown
Gas stations in Shanghai, China will stop selling natural gas to scooters from Sunday (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 155)
Apr 4, 2018
H&M Reports Unsold Clothes Reaches New High
H&M's pile of unsold garments grows to value of $4 billion as earnings plunge (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 288)
Mar 29, 2018
Auckland and Wellington continue to rank highly in quality of living
Auckland has again been rated as the third best city in the world (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 291)
Mar 19, 2018
Finland Reputed To Be The World's Happiest Country, 2018
NZ also ranked in top 10 happiest countries in the world (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 227)
Mar 16, 2018
Cleaning Sprays Can Affect Lung Health In Women
Cleaning sprays can be as harmful as heavy smoking for women's lungs (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 243)
Feb 20, 2018
Culture & Entertainment

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Kiwi Music Legend Neil Finn Is Joining Fleetweed Mac
Fleetwood Mac to tour with Neil Finn and Mike Campbell, as Lindsey Buckingham leaves group (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 218)
Apr 10, 2018
The Big Cheese Festival Runs Out Of Cheese
If you're going to promise a cheese festival, the one thing you really need is cheese (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 218)
Mar 6, 2018
Hundreds Of Handmade Lanterns On Display in Auckland
Myriads of lanterns light up the Auckland Domain for the 19th annual festival celebrating Chinese New Year in NZ (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 222)
Mar 5, 2018
"Black Panther" Movie Review
Imagine the most technologically advanced nation in the world (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 340)
Mar 1, 2018
Singapore's Own MasterChef TV Series Coming Soon
A local version of cooking competition show to run on Channel 8 (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 251)
Feb 25, 2018
World News

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Auckland Wakes Up To Massive Storm Damage
The heavy winds in last night's storm pulled trees down onto cars and homes, with 100,000 homes and businesses losing power (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 292)
Apr 11, 2018
Tiangong-1 Falls To Earth on April 1
Chinese space lab burns up on re-entry over Pacific Ocean (CCSS Level: Grade 11, Words: 275)
Apr 3, 2018
The World's Largest Collection Of Ocean Garbage Is Growing
Plastic patch in Pacific Ocean increasing rapidly, study shows (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 461)
Mar 23, 2018
Changi Six-time Winner Of The Title Of World's Best Airport
Singapore airport is once again voted by air travellers as the World's Best Airport (CCSS Level: Grade 11, Words: 321)
Mar 22, 2018
Spring (or Autumn) Equinox 2018
Why has the date changed for the start of Spring? (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 457)
Mar 20, 2018
Sports

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Sebastian Vettel Wins A Dramatic Bahrain Grand Prix
Vettel claims his second successive win at the start of 2018 (CCSS Level: Grade 6, Words: 213)
Apr 9, 2018
Swimmer, 99, Breaks World Record In Australia
A 99-year-old Australian swimmer appears to have smashed a world record for his age group in the 50m freestyle (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 266)
Mar 19, 2018
Dahlmeier Becomes 1st Athlete To Win 2 Medals At PyeongChang
Dahlmeier looks set to be one of the stars of the Olympic Winter Games 2018 (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 478)
Feb 13, 2018
Nagasu Makes History As First American Woman To Land Triple Axel At Olympics
Nagasu is just the third woman to ever land a triple Axel at the Olympics (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 478)
Feb 13, 2018
'Me Too' Movement Is Warming Up
European Sports Ditch Female Hostesses in #Me Too Ripple Effect(CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 341)
Feb 9, 2018