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Staying Healthy

March 24, 2020

A new virus is going around. It’s called the coronavirus. People around the world are working together to stop its spread. Everyone is doing their part to help. Doctors and nurses are caring for the sick. Scientists are working on…

Health

Coronavirus Questions Answered

March 20, 2020

The new coronavirus is a public health emergency. The disease is spreading around the globe. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses. They can infect animals and people. Some cause mild illness, like the common cold. Other cases can be more…

Business

Bananas at Risk

February 21, 2020

Bananas are an important fruit. Millions of people depend on them for food and money. But bananas are in trouble. They are being attacked by a disease called Tropical Race 4 (TR4). TR4 is a fungus. It lives in the…

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Animals

Hope for Tigers

January 10, 2020

The tiger is an endangered animal. There are only 4,000 wild tigers left in the world. But their number is rising. That’s thanks to efforts in India. In July, the country announced that it had nearly 3,000 tigers. That’s more…

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The World's Coolest Places to Eat

December 5, 2019

Creator San Francisco, California Creator is a burger restaurant. But the food isn’t made by a cook flipping patties over a stove. Place an order at Creator and you can watch your burger being prepared—from the slicing of the bun…

Animals

Big Business

October 11, 2019

It was February 2019. Officials in Malaysia had gotten a tip. Someone was sneaking illegal goods into the country. Police went to a factory and a warehouse. They found 30 tons of meat and scales from pangolins. Pangolins are…

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Environment

City of Trees

October 4, 2019

Karachi is a city in Pakistan. It is one of the hottest places on Earth. In 2015, more than 1,000 people died there during a heat wave. “It was a very terrible time,” Shahzad Qureshi told TIME for Kids. “We…

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Environment

Fire Alarm

September 20, 2019

On August 19, smoke filled the sky over São Paulo, Brazil. It was coming from the Amazon rain forest. In August, there were a record number of forest fires in Brazil. Many were in the Amazon. Experts say many of…

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Sesame World

September 17, 2018

When Hanadi was 4, a bomb hit her school. Soon after, her family fled their home, in Syria. They went to nearby Lebanon to live as refugees. A refugee is a person who has fled his or her country because…

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World

A World of Music

September 17, 2018

People all over the world make music. Here are instruments from different continents. Which instrument is your favorite? This is a guiro. It comes from South America. The instrument is made from a hollow gourd. It has ridges. A player…