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Animals

First Pets

June 30, 2021

When the First Family moves into the White House, its pets come too. Many animals have lived in the White House. Read on to learn about five presidents and their pets. President Barack Obama Presidential term: 2009–2017 Obama had…

Sports

Meet An Athlete

May 21, 2021

The Paralympic Games will take place in Tokyo, Japan. They are for the world’s best athletes who have a disability. Nicky Nieves plays sitting volleyball. She’s on the United States women’s team. She’s a gold medalist. TFK’s Karena Phan spoke…

Government

Congress at Work

April 22, 2021

The United States government has three branches. Congress is the legislative branch. It makes the nation’s laws. Congress works in the U.S. Capitol building. That’s in Washington, D.C. Congress has two chambers, or parts. One is the Senate. The other…

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Government

Take a Tour

April 22, 2021

Washington, D.C., is our nation’s capital. It’s where the United States government does most of its work. Washington, D.C., is full of important buildings. Politicians and other leaders live and work in these buildings. The city also has many…

Government

New Leaders

February 9, 2021

Joe Biden’s inauguration was held on January 20. He was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. In November, Biden won the presidential election. He beat Donald Trump. Biden took the oath of office at the U.S.…

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History

Remembering the March

December 17, 2020

On August 28, 1963, people poured into Washington, D.C. They came for a special event. It was called the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. It drew about 250,000 people. They wanted the United States government to pass new…

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Government

A Winning Team

November 24, 2020

Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States. 
He won the 2020 presidential election. He ran against President Donald Trump. The win was announced on November 7. That was four days after Election Day. “America, I’m honored…

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Government

Biden Wins

November 9, 2020

Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election. He is a former vice president of the United States. He will become the 46th U.S. president. Election Day was November 3. Four days later, the Associated Press made an announcement. Joe…

Culture

A Big Election

November 4, 2020

People voted for president on November 3. They also voted for members of Congress. There are two main candidates running for president. They are President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden. So far, there is no winner in…

People

Remembering Ruth

October 15, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a Supreme Court justice. She died on September 18, in Washington, D.C. She was 87. Ginsburg had been a justice since 1993. She was the second woman to sit on the nation’s top court. She fought…