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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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People

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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Business

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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Animals

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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History

A Day For Remembering

September 10, 2021

September 11, 2001, was a dark day in United States history. People who wanted to harm the U.S. took control of four airplanes. They flew two planes into skyscrapers in New York City. They crashed one into the Pentagon building,…

Culture

Back to School

August 20, 2021

Kids all over the country are going back to school. Many are returning to classrooms. “I can’t wait to see my friends,” Stella Smit, 8, told TIME for Kids. She goes to school in Denver, Colorado. In parts of…

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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…