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Biden Secures Nomination

June 10, 2020

Who will be running against President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election? On June 2, several states and the District of Columbia held presidential primaries. Three days later, the results were in: Joe Biden had won each of those…

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People

Treasure Hunt

June 9, 2020

For years, thousands have traveled to the Rocky Mountains in search of hidden treasure. Adventurers were on the hunt for a bronze chest. It was said to be filled with diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and gold. On June 6, news broke…

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People

Protests Continue

June 8, 2020

People around the world are continuing to attend mass protests. They are speaking out against racism and the treatment of black people by law enforcement. Demonstrations started on May 26, the day after a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, killed…

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Government

Historic Win

June 4, 2020

Eight states and Washington, D.C., held primary elections on June 2, amid nationwide protests and a coronavirus pandemic. In what could be a sign of the times, the winners in many of these races were women of color. For primary…

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People

Protesters Call for Justice

June 1, 2020

Protesters have taken to the streets across the country and around the world. They are expressing their anger about the treatment of black people by law enforcement. On May 25, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a man named George Floyd was killed…

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Space

One Giant Leap

June 1, 2020

On May 31, astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley arrived at the International Space Station (ISS). Their trip there in Endeavour, the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, made history. American astronauts have not lifted off from the United States since 2011.…

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Space

Waiting to Launch

May 28, 2020

It was to be the first rocket launch to put NASA astronauts into orbit from American soil in nearly a decade. But on May 27, with about 17 minutes left on the countdown clock, the launch was called off. Dark…

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Young Game Changers

The Youth Report

May 27, 2020

Each year, TIME for Kids selects kid reporters from all around the United States. They report on current events, interview interesting people, and review the latest books for TIME for Kids and TIME Edge. This year’s group had a few…

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Places

Parks Reopen

May 26, 2020

All around the country, states are loosening coronavirus restrictions. Businesses, restaurants, and other public places are slowly reopening. On Memorial Day weekend, people crowded onto beaches for the first time in months. But many weren’t following social-distancing guidelines. This could…

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Sports

Back to the Races

May 18, 2020

The engines were the only sound at the Darlington Raceway, in South Carolina, when NASCAR returned on Sunday. No fans were in the stadium to cheer for the 40 drivers and their crews. The event was called the Real Heroes…

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