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Health

A Big Win

November 12, 2021

Simone Biles is a gymnast. She is one of the greatest athletes in the world. She has won more than 30 Olympic and world medals. Biles spent years getting ready for the 2020 Olympics, in Tokyo, Japan. They took place…

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Health

The Kid Report: A Big Win

November 12, 2021

It’s so cool that Simone Biles is speaking out about her mental health. I sometimes struggle with anxiety. So it helps to know that famous people do too. Even strong athletes wrestle with nerves. Sometimes, people try to hide it…

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Science

Mapping Reefs

October 15, 2021

Scientists have a new tool. It is the Allen Coral Atlas. It is an online map of the world’s coral reefs. Conservationists will use the atlas. It will help them protect coral reefs. Reefs are home to ocean animals. These…

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Environment

Bad Bug Alert

October 15, 2021

The spotted lanternfly might look pretty. But the insect is causing big problems. Experts in the United States are saying we need to do away with the bug. “Kill it! Squash it, smash it. . . just get rid of…

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Technology

Back to Earth

October 15, 2021

The Inspiration4 crew spent three days orbiting the Earth. The crew members were in the SpaceX Dragon capsule. On September 18, the capsule splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean. The mission was a success. This was the first time an…

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Arts

What a Twist!

October 15, 2021

Ada Twist, Scientist is a new TV show. It is on Netflix. The series is animated. It is based on popular picture books. It follows Ada and her two best friends. In each episode, they use their talents to solve…

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Arts

A Work of Art

October 15, 2021

Making a Great Exhibition shows how art goes from the mind of an artist to the walls of a gallery. Rose Blake (left) illustrated the book. Doro Globus is its author. The book goes behind the scenes in the art…

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United States

Sweet Success

October 6, 2021

North Duke Street is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It smells like dessert. The scent comes from a shop that sells stroopies. These are cookies. They have a caramel filling. Jennie Groff co-owns the Lancaster Stroopie Company. She is proud of…

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United States

New Friends and Neighbors

October 6, 2021

Refugees come to the United States from all over the world. They must apply for entry. Applications are reviewed by the government. A person whose application is approved can resettle and work in the U.S. Look at the bar chart…

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Animals

Success Story?

October 1, 2021

Gray wolves have lived in North America for at least half a million years. There were once many wolves here. But by the 1960s, the United States wolf population had crashed. Only a small number were left. In 1973, the…

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Animals

Back From the Brink

October 1, 2021

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) became a United States law in 1973. When a type of animal is at risk, it can be added to the endangered-species list. The government works to save these animals. A species is taken off…

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Legal Business

September 24, 2021

Last year, a 9-year-old boy set up a lemonade stand. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Customers stopped by. “They all took a sip of lemonade,” he told TIME for Kids. “They said it was really good!” This boy did not…

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Opinion

Should Kids Run Businesses?

September 24, 2021

Running a business can be both complicated and rewarding. Should kids be allowed to take on that task? Two TFK Kid Reporters weigh in. Yes Ethan Zhang, 9 McClean, Virginia Running a business as a kid can teach you skills…

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Saving Monarchs

September 10, 2021

About 4½ million monarch butterflies spent the winter in California. That was in the 1980s. In 2020, fewer than 2,000 of them were counted. “The decline has been pretty staggering,” Hillary Sardiñas says. She works for the California Department of…

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