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Happy New Year!

January 5, 2023

Fireworks explode around the London Eye observation wheel on January 1, 2023. They’re part of New Year’s celebrations in London, England. The colorful display l…

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Health

Let's Go Birding

January 5, 2023

Joan Strassmann can rattle off trivia about birds as fast as a peregrine falcon can shoot through the sky. Did you know that northern flickers get their young to leave the nest by continuously shrieking? Or that American coots sometimes…

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Arts

Musical Nature

January 5, 2023

Do you play an instrument? Have you ever made one? Terje Isungset can answer yes to both questions. He’s a drummer. And he makes instruments out of something pretty cool: ice! He doesn’t use just any frozen stuff. “You can…

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The Kid Report: Musical Nature

January 5, 2023

The 18th Ice Music Festival Norway is scheduled to take place in Europe next month. You can read about this cool event in “Musical Nature,” in this week’s TIME for Kids. Twelve-year-old Eivind Sehl Mørch has attended the festival before,…

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Time Off

A Rover's Journey

January 5, 2023

Good Night Oppy is a feel-good film. It follows NASA’s Opportunity rover as the device explores Mars. The rover launched in 2003. Its mission was to look for clues that there was once water on the Red Planet. That would…

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Time Off

Life Stories

January 5, 2023

What do Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson, Naomi Osaka, and Bruno Mars have in common? They’re Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have brightened our world. And they’re included in We Are Here. It’s an anthology of 30 biographies by Naomi…

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World

TIME Person of the Year

December 16, 2022

On December 7, Volodymyr Zelensky was named TIME magazine’s 2022 Person of the Year. He is the president of Ukraine. “Person of the Year has always been an occasion to step back and think about the year through the lens…

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TFK Press Club

Want to Write a Profile?

December 15, 2022

A profile is a news article that focuses on a person. It can be about a celebrity, a politician, or even an individual in your community who’s doing something noteworthy. Typically, a profile includes information about the person’s career, interests,…

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Science

Back to Earth

December 15, 2022

NASA’s uncrewed Orion spaceship splashes down in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico, on December 11. It was launched on November 16, as part of the Artem…

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Arts

Music for the People

December 15, 2022

Gustavo Dudamel returns to the stage. This is his second encore. It’s opening night for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The orchestra is based in California. The crowd spots the conductor. The volume inside the Walt Disney Concert Hall surges. Dudamel…

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United States

Fair Play

December 15, 2022

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Sam Rapoport has a mission. It’s connecting women and girls to…

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Science

8 Questions for Vanessa E. Wyche

December 14, 2022

Vanessa E. Wyche is the director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, in Houston, Texas. She oversees programs that will send astronauts to the moon and Mars. TFK Kid Reporter Shaivi Moparthi spoke with Wyche at the space center. 1. What…

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Community

Ask a Sports Reporter

December 9, 2022

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, check out Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Next year, be on the lookout for our brand-new video project featuring questions from kids—that means you!…

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Environment

Prizewinners

December 9, 2022

The second annual Earthshot prizes have been awarded. A ceremony was held on December 2, in Boston, Massachusetts. The Earthshot charity was founded by Prince William, of the United Kingdom (U.K.). It awards $1.2 million each to five projects. …

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TFK Press Club

What is Your Photo Story?

December 9, 2022

Reporters use writing to tell readers the news. Photojournalists use photographs. Sometimes, the pictures they make appear alongside a news story. But sometimes, the photos take center stage. In a photo essay, a photojournalist can tell a powerful story with…

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History

Pictures of 2022

December 9, 2022

What a year 2022 has been! It was a year of firsts: NASA’s Artemis rocket launched a new era in space travel. And the Webb telescope helped us see farther into the universe than ever before. But 2022 also had…

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Media Literacy

TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

December 7, 2022

In this month's podcast, TFK Kid Reporter David Murtagh talks with Editor at Large for TIME magazine, Jeffrey Kluger. They discuss "Operation Asteroid," a story about NASA's DART mission. It recently bumped an asteroid off its course, to prove that…

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