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Natural Disasters in Africa

September 15, 2023

Rescue efforts continue in North Africa. The region has been hit with two major natural disasters. An earthquake struck Morocco on September 8. Two days later, rain brought devastating floods to parts of Libya. The 6.8-magnitude quake in Morocco…

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Kid of the Week: Anthony Muoio

September 14, 2023

Why is supporting cancer research important to you? I have a friend battling cancer, as well as my Auntie Debbie. One of my friends passed away from cancer. I just really want to help everyone I can. You walked 52…

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United States

Big Win

September 14, 2023

19-year-old Coco Gauff became a Grand Slam tennis champion after winning her final match at the U.S. Open on September 9. She’s the youngest American since Sere…

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World

World's Greatest Places

September 14, 2023

Want to see the world? Each year, TIME magazine makes a list of the World’s Greatest Places. TIME for Kids picks its favorites. Some places are a window on the past. Others look out on the future. Together, they represent…

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Time Off

A Folkloric Feast

September 13, 2023

Nasuġraq Rainey Hopson is an author and illustrator. She has been inspired by her Iñupiaq culture. The Iñupiaq people are native to Alaska. Hopson’s debut novel, Eagle Drums, is based on Iñupiaq folklore about a great feast. The great feast…

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Puffins on the Rise

September 8, 2023

Atlantic puffins have made a comeback in Maine. For the second year in a row, more of these seabirds have been able to raise chicks there. Some 3,000 puffins are living on islands off Maine’s coast. Only a quarter…

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World

Historic Landing

September 8, 2023

On August 23, the Indian Space Research Organization landed a rover on the moon. India is the fourth country to do this. It’s the first to land near the moon’s south pole. The rover is named Pragyan. It has searched…

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TFK Press Club

What’s Ahead?

September 7, 2023

Hello, Junior Journalists! TFK Press Club is back, with a new assignment each month. Are you looking forward to the school year ahead? Sometimes, reporters ask people what they think or hope will happen in the future. Surveying many people…

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World

Pooch Parade

September 7, 2023

Corgis (and their owners) promenaded past Buckingham Palace, in London, England, on September 3. The event was held in memory of the late Queen Elizabeth II, wh…

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Environment

For the Animals

September 7, 2023

This is the first article in a new TFK series about kids changing the world. We’ll tell you all about it in a special issue in October—stay tuned! Nirvaan Agarwal found out early that a kid’s voice can be powerful.…

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Health

The Pet Doctor

September 6, 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? Meet Arvid Edward. He first heard of veterinarians in ninth grade. He…

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Community

Mission of the Month: Kindness

September 6, 2023

Next month, we’ll launch an online community for kids who are making the world a brighter place. TFK Service Stars know that small actions can have big impact. Mission of the Month Kindness counts! We’ll feature kids who are spreading…

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Strikes in Hollywood

September 1, 2023

Writers and actors continue to strike in Hollywood. They’re concerned about pay and the use of AI in the entertainment industry. They're striking against companies such as Disney and Netflix. “The entire business model has been changed” because of streaming,…

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Technology

Google Turns 25

September 1, 2023

This year, Google had its 25th anniversary. The company was started in 1998. The Internet was new then. Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page wanted to improve how searches worked. So they invented a new search engine. It listed…

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Technology

Space Sights

August 31, 2023

Built using AI-assisted visual creation technology, the Beyond the Light exhibition opened in August in New York City. The exhibit features images from the Jame…

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United States

Kid of the Week: Sarah Leng

August 31, 2023

Why is your robotics team called S.O.U.P.? What a fun name! S.O.U.P. stands for Serving Our Underserved Population. How do you S.O.U.P.? We spread STEM to children 4 to 14 of families with lower incomes and less access to education.…

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Technology

Friend or Foe?

August 31, 2023

Peter Paccone is a teacher. He works in San Marino, California. This year, he has a new classroom aid. Paccone plans to let his aid explain simple topics to his high schoolers. This will free up time for Paccone to…

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