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Charging Ahead

April 10, 2019

Do you ride a school bus? If not, you might know someone who does. There are more than 480,000 school buses on the road every day in the United States. Most of them run on diesel fuel. Diesel is made…

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Life on the Line

April 9, 2019

In 1953, a three-year war on the Korean Peninsula, in East Asia, ended with a cease-fire agreement. The agreement established an area dividing North Korea and South Korea. That area is called the demilitarized zone, or DMZ. People are forbidden…

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Diving In

April 9, 2019

Growing up near a beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Daniel Botelho felt pulled by the sea. As a boy, he loved underwater diving. He also loved taking pictures of turtles. Twelve years ago, Botelho combined these two passions as…

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Wave Hello

April 8, 2019

Get ready to meet Steve. He’s the star of Penguins, a new documentary following an Adélie penguin in Antarctica. Steve sets out to build a nest, find a partner, and raise a family. But none of this is easy. “Many…

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Garden Games

April 8, 2019

Growing a garden is hard, but it can also be rewarding. In Gardening with Emma, 13-year-old EMMA BIGGS teaches kids to grow cool things in their own backyards. Emma told TFK Kid Reporter Alana Cho she wants to inspire kids…

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It's Slime Time!

March 25, 2019

Roll out the orange carpet and bring on the slime! The 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards aired live from the Galen Center, in Los Angeles, California, on March 23. Orange blimps, green slime, and some of the biggest stars in…

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Proud to Be Purple

March 22, 2019

Alaysia Thomas is 16. She went to sleepaway camp for the first time last summer. At camp, she rode horses. She also went canoeing. But her favorite thing was talking with other campers. “I made great friendships,” she told TIME…

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A New View

March 22, 2019

In the first 13 books of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, readers have gotten to know Greg Heffley, the hero and narrator. He’s a goofball who gets into trouble a lot. But the latest addition to the series…

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Call to Action

March 22, 2019

Tens of thousands of students worldwide took to the streets in protest on March 15. They expressed anger over what they see as adults’ failure to act on climate change. Rallies were held in 125 countries. Young people called on…

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Nobel Nomination

March 21, 2019

Greta Thunberg is a 16-year-old climate activist from Sweden. She has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. If she wins, Greta will be the youngest-ever recipient of the award. In August 2018, Greta began staging frequent sit-ins outside…

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Top of the World

March 21, 2019

Millions of people visit Machu Picchu each year. It is an ancient Inca city in the mountains of Peru. Steep steps and rough terrain make the trip a challenge. It used to be nearly impossible for people with a physical…

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8 Questions for Halima Aden

March 20, 2019

Halima Aden is the world’s first hijab-wearing international runway model. She spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Maria Suarez about being a fashion model, a role model, and an ambassador for UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund. 1. Your story spread…

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Taking Flight

March 20, 2019

Get ready to soar with Dumbo. The new movie is a remake of the classic animated film from 1941. It’s about a young circus elephant who is teased for his big ears. Dumbo is separated from his mother, and he…

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Plight of the Pangolin

March 15, 2019

On February 7, police in Malaysia raided a factory and a warehouse in the state of Sabah. They seized more than 30 tons of pangolin products. Pangolins are also known as scaly anteaters. The raid captured 1,800 boxes of frozen…

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Play for Equality

March 15, 2019

On March 8, all 28 members of the United States women’s soccer team filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF). The players say the organization discriminates against female athletes. For years, the USSF has paid them far less…

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Artifacts Unearthed

March 15, 2019

Archaeologists have discovered a trove of about 200 Mayan artifacts in a cave system in Mexico. The findings were announced on March 4. The trove includes vases and plates. Experts say they will help us better understand the Maya. The…