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Fighting for Rights

September 22, 2022

In 1959, Rena “Rusty” Kanokogi won a YMCA judo championship in New York. Kanokogi’s coach had asked her to fill in for an injured teammate. Women weren’t welcome in the competition, so Kanokogi pretended to be a man. When organizers…

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Queen Elizabeth Dies

September 16, 2022

This article was originally published on September 9. It was updated on September 16. On September 8, Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral castle, in Scotland. She served as Great Britain’s head of state for 70 years. Her reign spanned…

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Britain’s New King

September 15, 2022

King Charles III was officially named Britain’s head of state on September 10. The ceremony was held at St. James’s Palace, in London, England. The tradition is centuries old. But this was the first time it was broadcast live online…

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Royal Greeting

September 15, 2022

Prince William (left) and Prince Harry wave to well-wishers on September 10. They’re grandsons of Queen Elizabeth II. William’s wife, Catherine (center), is Pri…

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The Comeback Kid

June 6, 2022

Harini Logan, 14, is the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion. On June 2, Harini bested Vikram Raju, 12, during the 90-second lightning round. She spelled 22 words correctly. The winning word was moorhen. That’s a kind of bird. The…

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A Surprise Visit

May 9, 2022

On Mother’s Day, First Lady Jill Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine. She met with that country’s First Lady, Olena Zelenska. The visit was meant to show United States support for Ukraine during the Russian invasion. The First Ladies…

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Food for All

March 18, 2022

Massimo Bottura is a widely celebrated chef. A restaurant he opened 27 years ago in Italy has twice been named the best in the world. Today, Bottura’s culinary empire extends from Dubai, in the Middle East, to Beverly Hills, California.…

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TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

February 11, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Afton Campbell talks to editorial director Andrea Delbanco about TIME's Kid of the Year, Orion Jean. Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for…

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TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

January 21, 2022

On the podcast this week, TFK Kid Reporters Abby Rogers and David Murtagh talk to Allison Singer-Kushnir about this week's cover story, "Helping Kids Heal." They also share U.S. surgeon general Dr. Vivek Murthy's top tips to help kids improve…

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TIME Person of the Year

December 30, 2021

Billionaire inventor Elon Musk has been named TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year. The news was announced on December 13. “Person of the Year is a marker of influence,” says TIME’s editor in chief, Edward Felsenthal. “And few individuals have…

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