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The Best Inventions of 2023

November 30, 2023

Every year, TIME magazine puts out its list of the year’s best inventions. Some of these help us solve problems. Others make life easier, or more fun. TIME for Kids features 10 of them here. Which one do you think…

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Wish Upon a Star

November 30, 2023

The magical movie Wish arrived in theaters on November 22. It celebrates Walt Disney’s 100th anniversary. The movie also reimagines what it means to “wish upon a star.”  Asha is the movie’s sharp-witted protagonist. She senses evil lurking in the…

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Trolls on a Roll

November 30, 2023

Poppy, Branch, and the gang are back. Trolls Band Together hit theaters on November 17. It’s the third movie in the series. Poppy and her boyfriend, Branch, team up with his former boy band to save his brother Floyd. The…

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A Right Turn?

November 10, 2023

San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, and other cities are rethinking an old traffic law. With rising accident rates, many officials want to ban right turns at red lights. Since the 1970s, most cities in the United States have allowed drivers to…

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Hunger on the Rise

November 10, 2023

Millions of Americans cannot afford to buy enough food. That’s according to a report by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). It found that the number of households facing food insecurity was 17 million in 2022. The number was…

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Technology

Surprise Sidekick

November 9, 2023

As NASA’s Lucy spacecraft passes the asteroid Dinkinesh on November 1, it makes a surprising discovery. A small moon is circling the asteroid. The moon is a 10t…

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Community

From Our Readers

November 9, 2023

We asked our readers to tell us how they’re serving their communities. Here’s what a few of you had to say. Students at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary, in Wyandanch, New York, are celebrating World Kindness Day on November 13.…

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Lunch Money

November 9, 2023

One day when DeJuan Strickland was in fourth grade, he didn’t have the money for school lunch. “That really kind of stuck with me,” DeJuan, now 15, told TIME for Kids. This year, DeJuan, who goes by DJ, raised money…

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World

A Fond Farewell

November 9, 2023

Want to see a panda up close? Time is running out. Soon, there won’t be any of the bears left in zoos in the United States. They’re being sent back to China. For more than 50 years, the country has…

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Mission of the Month: Raise Money

November 8, 2023

Join a community of kids who are making the world a better and brighter place. TFK Service Stars know that even the smallest actions can make a big impact. Mission of the Month It’s fun to find creative ways to…

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Getting the Lead Out

November 3, 2023

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to update its rules about lead in drinking water. The lead is from old water pipes. Utility companies will have to replace them. The current rules are decades old. They have failed to prevent…

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New AI Protections

November 3, 2023

On October 30, President Joe Biden issued an executive order. It outlines the nation’s first regulations on artificial intelligence (AI) systems. These are standards for companies that make AI programs, such as ChatGPT. The new regulations require AI companies to…

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Day of the Dead

November 2, 2023

Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday celebrated around November 1. This celebratory parade was held in Brooklyn, New York. The holiday remembers family membe…

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Kid of the Week: Ava Moore

November 2, 2023

Can you tell me about your project? I’m trying to help special-needs kids to feel welcome in our community. My mom and I have been raising money through bake sales. This year, we bought toys and donated them to one…

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Start Your Engines

November 2, 2023

Jaxon Porter is happiest behind the wheel. Coming out of a turn, he pops his go-kart into high gear and accelerates to 70 m.p.h. “I love going fast,” Jaxon told TIME for Kids. “When I get into that car, pretty…

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Driving Change

November 1, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Siena DeBenedittis wants to protect the planet. She has wanted to do…

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Should Perfect Attendance Be Rewarded?

November 1, 2023

It’s common to reward students for achievements in sports and academics. Some schools reward kindness. What about perfect attendance? Should students be rewarded for showing up every day? There’s no doubt that success at school depends on being present and…

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