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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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Science

8 Questions for Sylvia Earle

December 29, 2021

Sylvia Earle is a marine biologist. She’s also one of the ocean’s biggest defenders. TIME’s Aryn Baker spoke to her about how to protect the ocean and Earle’s dream of access to submersibles for all. 1. You’ve written several books…

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Catching Up with 2020's Honorees

December 7, 2021

A year has passed since the first TIME Kid of the Year TV special aired on Nickelodeon. We introduced Bellen, Gitanjali, Ian, Jordan, and Tyler, and named Gitanjali the 2020 Kid of the Year. Since then, these kids have been…

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Health

TFK Sits Down with Dr. Rochelle Walensky

November 22, 2021

We’ve heard a lot about the CDC—the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta, Georgia. It has given us news, recommendations, and updates as our understanding of COVID-19 has evolved. Last week, I had the opportunity to meet…

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Environment

The Storyteller

November 12, 2021

When Jane Goodall was 6, during World War II, she was often woken by sirens. The sound warned that enemy planes were flying over her English town. Her little sister would run to the bomb shelter. But Goodall refused to…

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Dr. Janet Woodcock Talks with TIME for Kids

November 5, 2021

On October 29, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized emergency use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11 years old. Kids across the U.S. are already getting their first dose. I spoke with Dr.…

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Dr. Vivek Murthy Talks with TIME for Kids

November 5, 2021

On November 3, the day after Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine was approved for kids ages 5 to 11, I had a chance to speak with the United States surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy. The surgeon general oversees the U.S. Public Health…

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Media Literacy

Anchor on the Road

October 25, 2021

Lester Holt is an award-winning journalist. Since 2015, he has anchored Nightly News on NBC. In 2020, he launched a digital edition of the show for kids. That show’s guests have included Dr. Anthony Fauci and JoJo Siwa. On October…

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Documenting the Truth

October 14, 2021

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on October 8. Ressa is from the Philippines. Muratov is from Russia. They were recognized for championing freedom of expression in countries where journalists have limited rights. Ressa…

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The Kid Report: A Win for Mental Health

October 8, 2021

I think it’s so cool that Simone Biles is speaking out about her mental health. I’m a kid who sometimes struggles with anxiety. So it’s helpful to know that even famous people and superstrong athletes wrestle with nerves. Often,…

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