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New Space Suit

March 28, 2024

NASA plans to send astronauts to the moon by 2025. The mission is called Artemis III. It will be the first time people have walked on the moon in more than 50 years. The mission will also put a woman…

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Animals

Power Nappers

March 8, 2024

Humans and animals need sleep. But we don’t all sleep the same way. A study was published in 2023. It was about chinstrap penguins. Scientists found an odd sleep pattern among penguins. The parents don’t take one long sleep at…

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A Year in Space

March 6, 2024

Frank Rubio is an astronaut. On September 27, 2023, he broke a record. He completed the longest U.S. spaceflight. When he got back, he ate a salad. That’s the food he craved most while at the International Space Station. …

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Entertainment

Panda Mission

March 6, 2024

Po and his friends reunite in Kung Fu Panda 4. Po is about to become Spiritual Leader. But first, he has to choose a new Dragon Warrior. He and his crew set out to find one. On the way, they…

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Entertainment

Let's Eat

March 6, 2024

Old Clothes for Dinner, by Nathalie Alonso, is about a girl named Magaly. Her grandmother has just moved in. Magaly loves her abuela’s Cuban cooking. But then, her grandmother says she’s making ropa vieja. Magaly knows this is Spanish for…

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Animals

Safe Haven

March 1, 2024

A baby chimpanzee is having a nightmare. Chantal is his caretaker. She tries to soothe him back to sleep. They’re at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center. It’s in the Republic of the Congo. That’s in Africa. The chimp’s name is…

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Science

Leading the Way

March 1, 2024

Jane Goodall began studying chimpanzees in the 1960s. She worked in what is now Gombe Stream National Park, in Tanzania. She also started the Jane Goodall Institute. Goodall is now the world’s leading expert on chimpanzees. She spoke with TFK.…

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Ready for a Pet?

February 23, 2024

Thinking of adding a furry friend to your family? Having a pet is a big responsibility. You need to be prepared. “You are your pets’ world,” says Amy Nichols, a former vice president of the Humane Society of the United…

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Animals

Yearly Pet Costs

February 23, 2024

Which pet is for you? Each type has different needs. And each costs money. Here’s how much some popular pets can cost. Dogs and cats are the most common pets in the U.S. Taking care of a dog costs…

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Animals

Bee Vaccine

February 16, 2024

There may be a new way to save endangered honeybees. A company called Dalan Animal Health is making a vaccine. It protects honeybees from a killer bacterium. This germ is called American foulbrood. It spreads from hive to hive. Dalan…

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Environment

You Can Protect Bees!

February 16, 2024

Habitat loss is one of the biggest threats to bees. They need places where they can find food and build their hives. They need flowers and trees. And many bees build their nests underground. Their babies grow up there and…

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United States

Messi in Miami

February 8, 2024

Lionel Messi is a famous soccer player. He led Argentina to a World Cup win in 2022. He played in France for the 2022–2023 season. Then he shocked the world. In June 2023, he made an announcement. He joined Inter…

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Opinion

Should Libraries Charge Late Fees?

February 8, 2024

Do you use the library? Have you had to pay for returning a book late? Many libraries charge a late fee. If you return a book after its due date, you pay a fine. But this might be changing. For…

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New Horizons

February 8, 2024

Meet Liko, Roy, and their new Pokémon friends. They’re all featured in Pokémon Horizons: The Series. This show marks a new chapter in the world of Pokémon. It introduces Pokémon’s first female main character. Her name is Liko. “It’s almost…

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The Wonders of Rocks

February 8, 2024

What a Rock Can Reveal uncovers the stories behind different rocks and minerals. This nonfiction book is by Maya Wei-Haas. She spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Ben Stern. “There’s no such thing as a boring rock,” she believes. Each has…

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