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Author Interviews

He Saved 669 Children From Nazis — A New Book Tells His Story To Kids

In Nicky & Vera, Peter Sís chronicles the work of Nicholas Winton, who helped hundreds of kids escape Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia in 1939.

Vera Gissing, shown above at age 6, was one of 669 children from Prague whom Nicholas Winton helped save in the lead-up to World War II. Courtesy of family of Vera Gissing hide caption

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He Saved 669 Children From Nazis — A New Book Tells His Story To Kids

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Anna Romero had to quit her part-time job during the coronavirus pandemic to care for her husband, Ivan, who has dementia. Anna Romero hide caption

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Some Seniors Face Shrinking Nest Eggs As They Care For Loved Ones During Pandemic

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Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, seen here during a confirmation hearing last week, argues a Senate impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump is unconstitutional because he's no longer in office. Alex Edelman/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Early Procedural Test Shows Where Senate GOP May Stand On Convicting Trump

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Chicago Teachers Union leaders appear outside City Hall with a list of their demands and a box of coal in December. As of Tuesday, the union has failed to reach an agreement with Chicago Public Schools on a return to in-person learning. Max Herman/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

Don't Call It A Comeback: School Districts That Never Opened Are Having Trouble Now

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Don't Call It A Comeback: School Districts That Never Opened Are Having Trouble Now

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