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Honoring Navajo Code Talkers

August 15, 2022

Navajo code talkers joined the United States Marines during World War II. It was their job to develop a code. The code was based on their native language. Messages sent by code talkers could not be understood by the Japanese…

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The History of Memorial Day

May 27, 2022

This story was originally published on May 25, 2018. It was updated on May 27, 2022. Technically, summer doesn’t start until June 20. But many people consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the season. This year, we…

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A Symbol of Peace

April 22, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues. Displaying sunflowers is one of the many ways the world has shown solidarity with the Ukrainian people. At President Joe Biden’s State of the Union speech, in March, First Lady Jill Biden wore a…

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Famous Shipwreck Found

March 18, 2022

The historic remains of the ship Endurance have been found nearly 10,000 feet beneath the Weddell Sea, in Antarctica. Explorer Ernest Shackleton led the ship’s 1914 expedition. Endurance set sail from England and got stuck in Antarctic ice for 10…

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That's Why!

October 14, 2021

Why were computer users afraid of January 1, 2000? They thought. . . A) computers might process 00 as 1900. B) computers would explode. C) computers would start talking. In 1999, tech experts feared that on New Year’s Day 2000,…

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Honoring Soldiers

October 13, 2021

Bill Greason is proud to be a veteran of the United States military. The 97-year-old fought during World War II as one of the first Black Marine recruits. Today, Greason lives in Birmingham, Alabama. “I loved being a Marine,” he…

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The Kid Report: Honoring Soldiers

October 13, 2021

The story “Honoring Soldiers”—about the 100-year anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier—appears in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Matt and Nate Walters are part of a military family. They write about their experience below. Our dad…

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A Day of Remembering

August 25, 2021

The events of September 11, 2001, have been called the worst attacks by terrorists in United States history. On the 20th anniversary of that terrible day, the nation will honor the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives. The attacks…

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The Kid Report: A Day of Remembering

August 25, 2021

The story “A Day of Remembering”—about the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States—appears in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Bellen Woodard shares her perspective. Bellen writes about an art…

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The Meaning of Memorial Day

May 25, 2021

This story was originally published on May 25, 2018. It was updated on May 25, 2021. Technically, summer doesn’t start until June 20. But many people consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the season. This year, we…

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