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Imagine 2123

April 20, 2023

TIME magazine has been around, well, a long time. Its first issue was published 100 years ago, on March 3, 1923. Life was different back then. The Ford Model T was the most popular car in America. Meanwhile, kids were…

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Arts

From Athlete to Artist

April 20, 2023

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? My name is Micah Johnson. For 24 years, I played baseball…

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Time Off

Spring Movie Preview

April 19, 2023

Get ready for fun at the movies! This spring, an old favorite is returning to the big screen, starring an exciting young actor. Another film will introduce you to a new world. Here are two TFK tips about must-see movies…

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United States

TFK Explains: Trump’s Legal Troubles

April 14, 2023

On April 4, Donald Trump was indicted by a grand jury in New York. He is the first United States president to be charged with criminal activity. Here are the details. What is an indictment? An indictment is when…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your Sports Story?

April 13, 2023

As the temperatures are getting warmer, spring and summer sports seasons are starting up. A news story about sports can take many different approaches. A sports journalist might write a profile of a player. A reporter might cover the highlights…

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To the Moon

April 13, 2023

It’s official! Astronauts Jeremy Hansen, Victor Glover, Reid Wiseman, and Christina Hammock Koch have been selected as the Artemis II crew. The announcement was made on April 3, in Houston, Texas. The four will travel around the moon on board…

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Science

Collision Course

April 13, 2023

Sixty-six years ago, there was one human-built object in Earth’s orbit: Sputnik, the world’s first satellite. It was launched in October 1957. Try to guess how many human-made objects are circling the planet now. Ready? The answer is 100 trillion.…

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Time Off

Spring Reads

April 13, 2023

We asked TFK Kid Reporters to review some of the year’s best books so far. Here’s what they had to say. The Astronaut’s Guide To Leaving the Planet Have you ever imagined somersaulting in zero gravity? Do you dream of…

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Time Off

Oh, Brother!

April 12, 2023

Mario and Luigi are back, in The Super Mario Bros. Movie. The computer-animated adventure follows Mario’s quest through the Mushroom Kingdom. He’s there to rescue his brother Luigi from the clutches of the fire-breathing Bowser. Charlie Day voices Luigi. He’s…

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United States

Youth Climate Case

April 6, 2023

Sixteen young people are suing the state of Montana. They say its support for fossil fuels is driving climate change. Held v. Montana is not the first youth climate case in the United States. But it’s the first to go…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your Earth Story?

April 6, 2023

News stories about the environment can cover a wide range of topics, such as pollution, extreme weather, and endangered animals. Sometimes, they look at solutions to environmental problems. Or a journalist might write about what someone is doing to help…

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World

Do Not Eat!

April 6, 2023

This meatball is made from the genetic code of a mammoth. It was shown at a science museum in Amsterdam on March 28. Its creators say it’s meant to get people t…

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Environment

Safe Haven

April 6, 2023

In the middle of the night, a baby chimpanzee is having nightmares. Chantal, his caretaker, tries to soothe him back to sleep. They’re at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center. It’s in the Republic of the Congo, in Africa. The chimp’s…

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Opinion

Should All Cars Be Electric?

April 6, 2023

The race is on to get more electric cars on the road. President Joe Biden has made electric vehicles (EVs) a priority. By 2030, he’d like half of all new vehicles sold to be zero-emission. It’s a response to the…

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Technology

Sticking to It

April 6, 2023

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? When Drew Mascotti graduated from high school, he got a job…

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Science

Quiet Creatures? Nope.

April 5, 2023

Dogs bark. Frogs croak. Birds chirp. Certain animals are known for their sounds. Others seem to be silent. But a study published last October in Nature Communications suggests otherwise about some of these so-called quiet creatures. Researchers recorded 53 species…

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Environment

Kid Heroes for the Planet

April 5, 2023

Earth Day comes every April 22. It’s a day to do some good for the planet. It’s also a time to think about how to help year-round. Get inspired by reading about four young people who have taken action for…

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